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Finance Manager

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

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  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Posted Date: Posted 5 months ago
  • Closing Date: March 1, 2024
  • Location: Winnipeg
  • Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 annually

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Finance Manager

The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre exists to celebrate the widest spectrum of theatre art. Deeply rooted in the province of Manitoba, which gave it life and provides for its growth, Royal MTC aspires to both reflect and engage the community it serves. Canada’s oldest regional theatre, each season Royal MTC produces ten plays at two venues as well as the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, The Bridge Festival of Ideas, and an annual regional tour.

Are you a detail-oriented accounting professional with a passion for financial reporting, planning and analysis? In this newly created role, the Finance Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting operations by ensuring compliance with accounting standards, regulations and policies. Assist with month end reporting and audit preparation. Support the Director of Finance with process improvements, financial systems implementations and maintenance. This role also provides coverage for the Payroll Administrator as necessary.



·         Oversee the accounts payable function including daily invoice entry, accurate coding, batch posting and prepare EFT payment batches for approval.

·         Respond to vendor queries and follow up on any invoice issues.

·         Processing of employee expense claims and corporate credit card transactions.

·         Daily review of bank transactions and related journal entries.

·         Monthly reconciliation of bank and credit card accounts.

·         Daily box office sales journal entries and entries for other revenues including donations, grants and other earned revenues.

·         Post weekly payroll entries.

·         Prepare regulatory filings and remittances including GST, PST, non-resident withholding tax, T3010 annual information return.

·         Maintain month end schedules and support external audit file preparation.

·         Support the Director of Finance to ensure compliance, strong internal controls and process efficiency.

·         Support the Director of Finance implementing new financial systems and ongoing maintenance of systems.

·         Complete administrative tasks and other duties, as assigned.

·         Other ad-hoc projects as required.










·         3+ years’ experience in a similar role.

·         Enrolled in CPA program, working towards designation.

·         High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills.

·         Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

·         Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and build strong internal relationships.

·         An established reputation for contributing to a positive work environment with professionalism and a ‘can-do’ attitude.

·         Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a collaborative team member and establish and maintain positive working relationship, both internally and externally.

·         Proficient in Excel.

·         Previous software implementation experience is a strong asset.

·         Experience with and knowledge of registered charities is an asset.

·         Experience with Sage 300 and Sage APA (Beanworks by Quadient) would be an asset.



Royal MTC offers a collaborative and fast-paced working environment, a salary of $55,000 - $60,000 depending on qualifications and experience, a comprehensive benefits package and a pension matching program


Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Director of Finance, Carol Ellis at by Friday, March 1, 2024. Be advised that resumes will be reviewed as received and this search will remain open until a successful candidate is selected. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

As demonstrated by our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Commitment to Action, Royal MTC is on a deliberate and strategic path to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and becoming an anti-racist organization. We desire to attract a workforce that reflects and shares these values. Recognizing the history of underrepresentation of Indigenous, Black, and people of colour (IBPOC) positions in our company, we will prioritize qualified individuals who self-identify as IBPOC.

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with all applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of our process. If you require additional accommodations, please email

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In order to ensure appropriate health and safety, all Royal MTC staff are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment and expected to comply with protocols, which may evolve at any time.

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Posted Date: Posted 5 months ago
  • Closing Date: March 1, 2024
  • Location: Winnipeg
  • Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 annually