Accounting Specialist

Full-Time Position (35 hours per week)

By Evan Midford, Website & Social Media Coordinator

At Sport Manitoba, we fund and plan sports programs to promote the development of vibrant citizens and a thriving sport community in Manitoba. As a not-for-profit organization, we aim to ensure every Manitoban has access to the resources they need to achieve their full athletic potential, and we do this every day by developing the skill sets of Manitoba’s athletes, coaches, volunteers, and officials. For more information on Sport Manitoba visit

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Finance, the Accounting Specialist will perform full cycle accounting for assigned sport partner organizations, including audit preparation assistance. In addition, work closely with other staff to review and evaluate compliance with all financial accountability requirements.


  • Post-secondary education in business administration, finance, or accounting.
  • At least two years of accounting, finance, or related experience.
  • Related work/volunteer experience and knowledge in amateur sport delivery is an asset.
  • Demonstrated financial, analytical, and budgetary skills.
  • Ability to interpret financial and grant reporting data.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Sage or other accounting software programs.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Bilingual (English/French) is an asset.


What We Offer
  • Employee group insurance benefits (includes medical, dental, vision, EAP)
  • Group Pension Plan
  • Free fitness membership
  • Subsidized transportation/parking
  • Professional development opportunities


If you are interested in joining our dedicated team and supportive culture, please submit your confidential professional resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and three references by email no later than May 31, 2023 to

Only those receiving an interview will be contacted.


Sport Manitoba is committed to ensuring our recruitment and selection processes and work environment are inclusive and barrier-free. At Sport Manitoba, we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees and believe that having a team of individuals with different backgrounds, views, experiences, and capabilities working together makes us stronger and better as an organization.