Senior Finance, Internal Controls and Policies Advisor

**This posting is for our cluster partner, OLG**
Senior Finance, Internal Controls and Policies Advisor (Senior Manager Level)

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
OLG Site or Facility: Foster Drive Office
Number of Positions: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Length of Contract:
Department/Division: Finance Strategy – Sys & Prog
Posted Date: 11/23/2018
Posting Expiry Date: 12/7/2018

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is committed to delivering gaming entertainment that maximizes economic benefits for the people of Ontario in an efficient and socially responsible manner. We are able to deliver on this commitment through the strength of our prime asset – our people.

Senior Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Policies & Framework Advisor

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, Financial Framework, Policy & Process, the Senior MOU Policies & Framework Advisor is responsible for managing the implementation and enhancement of OLG’s financial controls and policies to maintain compliance with financial regulations and the MOU executed by OLG with the Ministry of Finance. You will also be responsible for ensuring the program is operating effectively and that the control environment supports sign-off of the Certificate of Assurance by the CEO, CFO and Board Chair.

What you will be doing:

Leading the process for assurance to the CEO, CFO and Board Chair on the requirement to attest to an effective system of internal controls and substantial compliance with directives and legislation.
Leading the review of new directives and changes to relevant legislations and ensure the changes are followed through to appropriate finance policies and procedures as well as the leads in finance. This includes liaising with Compliance, Legal and Government Relations.
Establishing procedures, processes and controls within finance, pertaining to accounting, reporting, expenditure management etc. to provide assurance that the requirements under Government MOUs and related directives are being met
Conducting periodic reviews and checks to ensure that the processes and controls are operating efficiently as designed
Collaborating with Enterprise Risk Management teams to identify risk exposures within processes and procedures, and develop appropriate mitigation actions in collaboration with finance leadership
Overseeing the financial close and external reporting processes including the development, maintenance, and updates of disclosure checklists and associated documents to ensure integrity, accuracy, and efficiency
Review internal audit reports and provide certification/sign off to validate compliance with all statutory requirements
Implementing corrective action against incidents of non-compliance to procedures/controls and develop measures to avoid recurrence of incidents
Collaborating with Risk and Audit teams to understand areas of improvements to financial controls, evaluate alternatives and develop recommendations to be submitted to Lead – Finance Framework and Policy for implementation
What we’re looking for:

University degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related disciplines.
Professional accounting or finance designation
5-7 years of progressive experience in the finance domain especially in accounting, financial reporting and corporate controllership
Extensive knowledge of risk and control systems related to financial reporting, regulatory requirements, and approaches to compliance
Knowledge and application of COSO 2013
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Interpersonal skills
Financial and operational skills
Attention to detail
What we offer:

Competitive salary and ability to participate in the defined benefit pension plan provided by the Public Service Pension Plan
Comprehensive Benefit Plan
Extensive training and professional development programs
Exclusive employee discounts
Flexible work environment
Get involved with Bet on Green Program to help reduce OLG’s environmental impact
Support OLG Charities including Federated Health Campaign, United Way Campaign and other fundraising efforts for local charities
Plus, you’ll contribute to the transformation of lottery and gaming in Ontario through OLG’s business transformation initiative. Visit our website for more information.
Please apply online by 5:00PM on December 7, 2018.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

OLG values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. OLG is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.