Finance Associate - Toronto Blue Jays

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Finance Associate

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  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Commensurate with Experience
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Student
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: TBD
  • Schedule Schedule: Days

The Toronto Blue Jays are looking for students entering the final year of their undergraduate program who are interested in learning from industry-leading professionals and exploring what it means to be a part of Canada’s only Major League Baseball team.

Students will join a cohort of summer associates, including participants across a variety of departments. With a focus on developing the next generation of Blue Jays leaders, the Associate Program will give students access to cohort-specific learning, social, and mentorship opportunities, including a cross-departmental mentor within the organization who will support them throughout the program, and the opportunity to present to the Toronto Blue Jays Leadership Team.

Over the summer, candidates will gain valuable real-world experience in the sports industry, and discover what it means to be a part of the Toronto Blue Jays team here at Rogers Centre.

ABOUT THE FINANCE TEAM

The Toronto Blue Jays’ Finance team supports both Business Operations and Baseball Operations in the following areas:

  • Financial Planning: leading all budgeting & forecasting efforts
  • Financial Analysis: providing decision making support through financial statement analysis, business case preparation, and industry benchmarking
  • Financial Reporting: providing relevant and accurate financial reporting to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Financial Operations: leveraging technology to ensure efficient flow of funds in and out of Rogers Centre
  • The Finance team also acts as a key liaison to various stakeholder groups at the club’s ownership group Rogers Communications Inc. (including the Controllers Group, Treasury, Tax, and Procurement departments).

RESPONSIBILITIES

During the four months, you will have the opportunity to work on various projects, which may include the following:

  • Preparation of wire and ACH payments for Blue Jays staff, players, and vendors (including CBA-mandated per diem payments for Major League and Minor League players)
  • Preparation of month-end journal entries recording monthly cash activity
  • Preparation of invoices in a timely manner for club corporate partners and broadcasters
  • Preparation of information for external auditors
  • Updating budget and forecast templates in Excel
  • Preparation of internal & external reporting deliverables (including supporting MLB-mandated financial reporting efforts)
  • Supporting club petty cash, Reverse ATM, and gift card operations
  • Special projects (financial statement analysis, business case preparation, benchmarking analysis) as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in university with expected graduation in 2025
  • Preferred major in business administration, commerce, accounting, finance, economics, or a similar program
  • Strong critical thinker with good communication skills
  • Team player with a willingness and curiosity to learn
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Baseball knowledge and passion for the game a plus


Contract Type: 4-month Associate Program, May – August 2024

Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, and Transcript

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ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB) playing most of their home games primarily at Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto. This location is constantly looking for talented employees who play a significant role in contributing to the overall positive experience of those attending events at the ballpark.