ORC seeks Director of Finance and Administration

Ontario Racquet Club, an exclusive private family health, wellness and sports club, is presently searching for a Director of Finance and Administration.
April 14, 2011 - PRLog -- ORC is looking for a senior management candidate who has at least 5 years prior financial experience with at least 3 of these years spent in a senior level finance management position.   The ideal candidate will have a high level and effective interpersonal and communication skills with a solid career background in accounting and finance and will be responsible for the day to day oversight of financial functions of ORC.  The candidate will be  reliable,  highly motivated and be available to work full time. She/he will also possess high professional standards, and will work under the direction of the General Manager and ORC’s Board of Directors.    The ideal candidate believes and is passionate about living a healthy, active lifestyle and possesses high family values.

The successful applicant should include details of education and experience in Finance/Accounting.  


o   Manage and provide leadership to a small accounting /finance staff
o   Understand and oversee the flow of financial transactions and provide support  and leadership as required to all departments
o   Practical experience with GL, A/P, A/R, and Payroll
o   To provide knowledge and leadership in the preparation of all financial statements
o   Responsible to maintain written policies and procedures
o   Supervise housekeeping and building maintenance
o   Assist Food and Beverage Director with Financials
o   Must be able to work some flexible hours, days, evenings
o   Reports to the General Manager
o   Assists the President of the Board of Directors when required

The club website is www.ontarioracquetclub.com .

The ideal candidate will possess some or all of the following qualifications and or attributes:

o   Minimum 5 years prior financial experience with at least 3 of these years spent in a senior level finance management position
o   Completion of a Degree in Business or Public Administration or related field, or completion of CPA certification, or equivalent experience
o   Demonstrated experience managing staff of finance/accounting including prioritizing work assignments and meeting deadlines
o   Knowledge of restaurant operations an asset
o   Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to relay information and knowledge
o   Practical experience in hiring, performance reviews, motivation, coaching etc.
o    Demonstrated experience working independently
o   Excellent knowledge of MS office applications including Excel
o   Practical experience in using application software (ACCPAC)  an asset
o   Ability to identify areas of concern and seeking appropriate solutions
o   Ability to interface with software vendors as may be required
o   Experience in the Health Club industry is an asset
o   Demonstrate the ability to work in dynamic environment in a team supporting role


ORC offers a competitive wage/salary, plus benefits (commensurate with applicant's qualifications and experience).

Application Process

Applications should be submitted by May 1, 2011 and include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and the names and contact details (title, phone, email) of two references.

Send applications to:

Jeff McCarrol, General Manager, Ontario Racquet Club
Email: jmccarrol@ontarioracquetclub.com
Position to commence June 1, 2011
We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact only those candidates who skills and experience best match the requirements of the position(s). All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

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Established in 1975, ORC is Canada's leading family health, wellness and sports club. Located on the Oakville/Mississauga border and covering over 150,000 square feet and 8.5 acres, ORC is so much more than a racquet club. It's a lifestyle!
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