Careers

The Donnelly Group is a diversified hospitality company operating eleven public houses, three cocktail clubs, two nightclubs and five barbershops in the metropolitan cities of Vancouver & Toronto.

We believe that when product, service, design and community intersect a genuine experience follows. This sentiment is succeeded only by our core philosophy: Be true to yourself and your neighbourhood, the people will follow.

If these ideas speak to you, we’d love to talk. As hospitality professionals we always prefer to be able to shake your hand face to face but feel free to begin the process by filling out our application form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

We're looking for

Controller Head Office Apply

Position: Controller – Head Office Accounting & Finance Department

We are seeking an outgoing individual who possesses a strong work ethic, ability to take initiative and values constant change & growth within an entrepreneurial company.

Overview:

The Controller is instrumental in defining the financial culture of the company, ensuring financial oversight of the Donnelly Group companies by adherence to policies and procedures.

General Responsibilities

  • Financial reporting: prepare period-end and annual financial statements and supplemental reporting for senior management; spearhead the year-end process with an external accounting firm, negotiating engagement costs and preparing all working papers and PBC requirements
  • Operational reporting: prepare key analytical reports and develop KPIs with senior management; develop and implement an annual budget process; reconcile supplier budgets vs. payments and uses
  • Cash management: monitor day-to-day banking; maintain company cash-flows; foster ongoing relationships with all lenders
  • Statutory reporting: ensure timely filing of all government remittances, including GST/HST, PST, Worksafe BC, Ontario WSIB; liaise with the CRA and Ministry of Finance
  • Leases: identify opportunities for capital leasing; maintain existing business, property, and equipment lease documentation
  • Insurance: spearhead the annual renewal of all company policies; support Director of Operations with ad-hoc property and liability claims
  • Corporate records: manage all business documentation such as incorporation documents, shareholder agreements, purchase agreements, and annual filings

Ad Hoc

  • Finance team point-person for capital projects, responsible for preparing financing requests, maintaining invoice documentation and facilitating timely CRA ITC refunds
  • Support Payroll and HR administrators with ad-hoc issues that may have financial impacts

Qualifications

  • Designated Accountant (CPA) with 5 years progressive supervisory experience
  • Experience with Great Plains or similar scale accounting ERP software (e.g. Oracle; JD Edwards)
  • Experience with Microsoft Management Reporter (formerly FRx) would be considered a key asset
AP Associate Head Office Apply

Position: Accounts Payable (AP) Associate – Head Office Accounting & Finance Department

General Responsibilities

  • Accurately process all invoices for 25+ companies within 3-4 day turnaround
  • Receive daily mail and sort invoices for weekly approval by venue General Managers
  • Efficiently collate cheque and/or electronic-fund-transfer payment batches within 2 day turnaround
  • Ensure 20+ Visa cards are paid each day and carry sufficient available balances
  • Efficiently process invoices during period-end close on a 4-week fiscal cycle
  • Enter and accurately apply pre-authorized payments by liaising with Staff Accountant
  • Proactively contact key vendors to request updated statements of account and reconcile with AP system
  • Accurately prepare and remit ad-hoc bank deposits for all entities
  • Maintain well organized Payables records, both electronic and physical

Ad Hoc

  • Accurately update vendor records for addresses, contact names and banking information
  • Assist management with new vendor credit applications and account setup
  • Efficiently and diplomatically respond to vendor inquiries
  • Manage off-site document storage
  • Other ad-hoc requests from senior executives

Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years Accounts Payable experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with a keen attention to detail and the ability to adjust to an ever-changing environment
  • Experience with Great Plains or similar scale accounting ERP software (e.g. Oracle, JD Edwards)
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel and Word
  • Post-secondary education in an Accounting field would be considered an asset, although not required
Server/Bartender ALL VENUES Apply

We are currently looking for Servers and Bartenders to fill both full and part time positions across the pub group. The Donnelly Group needs great people who are into great food, craft beer and cocktail culture.

Successful applicants will have:

  • An outgoing, fun, engaging personality
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Product knowledge related to liquor/wine/beer
  • A passion for hospitality, service and food

Please submit your application for consideration, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Line Cook ALL VENUES Apply

We are currently looking for Line Cooks to fill both full and part time positions across the pub group. We offer a great work environment, mentoring and development from our Chef team as well as extended medical/dental benefits for full time back of house (BOH) employees.

Successful applicants will be able to:

  • Prepare and execute food menu items to spec
  • Ensure health and safety standards are in place
  • Foster an environment of teamwork
  • Demonstrate their passion for food
  • Have a desire to grow their culinary skill set

Please submit your application for consideration, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Manager ALL VENUES Apply

We are seeking qualified leaders to take on Management roles at all levels within the pub group.

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Established background within the hospitality industry
  • Ability to lead and provide direction to 40+ employees
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of care
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to take ownership
  • Interest in pub culture
  • Ability to recruit, hire and develop great people

Other responsibilities and qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a supervisor/management role
  • Experience with the administrative side of operations including labour, cost of goods, inventory, scheduling and payroll is an asset
Office Admin/Reconciliation ALL VENUES Apply

We are currently looking to fill full time and part time Office Administrator positions. The role requires a strong attention to detail and a basic accounting skill set.

Main responsibilities involved:

  • Float reconciliation
  • Daily cash balancing
  • Filing and data entry
  • Credit/debit reconciliation
  • Travel around downtown to various venues

Successful candidates will be:

  • Extremely proficient with Excel
  • Have an understanding of basic accounting
  • Demonstrate exceptional organizational skills
  • Be able to adapt to a busy, shared environment

Previous cash handling experience is an asset, a strong commitment to weekend employment and punctuality are a must. Thank you for your interest, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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