Oak View Group

Accounting Assistant|FirstOntario Centre & FirstOntario Concert Hall

Location CA-ON-Hamilton
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OVG VM - FirstOntario Centre & FirstOntario Concert Hall

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


This twelve month contract position will support the finance department.  This position will also be supporting payroll on a bi-weekly basis.  Event support as needed depending on the scale of the event.


This role will pay a wage of $40,000 to $50,000. 


For FT roles:   Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


  • Provide payroll support, including but not limited to, payroll input, annual reconciliations, benefits and pension tracking and ad hoc payroll functions.
  • Provide administrative / accounting support including A/P and A/R data entry, event reporting & ad-hoc projects as they arise.
  • Input and reconciliation of bank deposits, A/P and A/R activities.
  • Provide general office and clerical support, including supplies ordering and tracking.
  • Assist with event settlements/account transfers/cheque payments.
  • Provide support to the Director of Finance in terms of month end, year end audit, annual reports.


  •  2-year College diploma with exposure to accounting and/or payroll or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.
  • Consistent and reliable attention to detail, accuracy, and validity.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, changing, environment.  Must work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse spectrum of individuals calmly, professionally, and supportively.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to adhere to highest standards of ethics, integrity, professionalism, and discretion.  Ability to execute solid management decisions quickly and efficiently. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with company and business contacts.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, when required to meet year end, payroll, or event obligations.
  • Ability to work partially from home is available.


Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.



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