Recruitment

JOB TITLE: Accounting Clerk

REPORTS TO: Manager, Accounting and Corporate Services
DEPARTMENT: Accounting
DIVISION: Finance

STATUS: CONTRACT (6 Months)


Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. (YC) is the leading brand in music performance, music education, and development of the musical products market in Canada. Established in 1969, YC has established our presence and market share with high quality products in conjunction with our high quality people and programs that have earned us the status as a trusted partner in music and education.


SUMMARY: The incumbent is responsible for a variety of office administration and finance/accounting tasks as outlined below. The incumbent is also responsible for backup and overflow duties for various office administration and finance/accounting tasks as assigned from time to time from the Manager, Accounting and Corporate Services.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Relieving reception for lunch/breaks on a daily basis and also as assigned from time to time.
  • Responsible for general office administration such as ordering of office supplies, ordering lunchroom supplies, and organizing company lunches. General office administration tasks should always be performed in a prompt, efficient, and cost effective manner. Miscellaneous back-up and overflow duties related to general office administration will be assigned from time to time.
  • Meets with sales representatives from business supply companies in order to determine the best pricing for replenishment of stock. Report back to Manager, Accounting and Corporate Services so suppliers may be reviewed regularly.
  • Providing AP support for processing of invoices as assigned.
  • Scanning and routing of invoices.
  • Daily processing of third party financing sales orders in a timely manner. Additional tasks related to the administration of third party financing as assigned.
  • Miscellaneous tasks related to office administration, corporate/department events.
  • Other routine finance department tasks as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum High School Diploma and 2 – 3 years relevant experience
  • Excellent organizational, prioritizing and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills, including the Microsoft suite of products
  • PBX (main telephone consul) experience an asset
  • Must be willing to stand for extended periods of time and occasionally lift small to medium sized parcel (5 – 10 Kg)


Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Company’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the company's hiring process.


If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.


If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please email us at jtumbaga@yamaha.ca


We would like to thank all applicants however only those under serious consideration will be contacted. Thank you. Please send your resume to

JOB TITLE: Institutional and Academic Solutions Marketing Manager

REPORTS TO: Vice President Sales & Marketing
DIVISION: Musical Instrument


The Institutional and Academic Solutions Marketing Manager is responsible to develop Yamaha Canada’s Go-to-Market strategy for their target customer segments. With a strong understanding of, and experience in both the school/university institutional market as well as the House-of-Worship market, you are a musician and/or music educator with a strong understanding of and hands on experience with Yamaha products and technology solutions for these customer segments. Working in support of Product Marketing Managers and District Managers, you own the process of creating customer personas and needs based solutions across the Yamaha product group to research and create recommendations for Yamaha DM's and Dealers to propose and sell in the market.


Institutional and Academic Solutions:
  • Analyzing and reporting on institutional and academic market trends, competitor activities and market needs. Maintain databases of Universities, Colleges, Recording Arts Schools for lead generation and relationship management.
  • Developing, supporting and interfacing with local and national educational leaders at all levels. Developing channels of communication that help them feel that they are part of something that will make a difference in their schools and music programs.
  • Suggesting and creating marketing strategies that grow the Yamaha brand in the school music market by understanding customer personas and decision journeys in concert with PMMs.
  • Maintaining strong internal communications and relationships with Yamaha sales and marketing departments to cooperatively find new opportunities and serve existing customers
  • Planning, managing, and attending music education and technology seminars and events to coordinate and present a strong brand image, show support for the educational market and developing new customer personas and relationships.
  • Creating digital and print product solutions assets. Providing information and content as requested for print, web, social media and PR.
  • Assisting other Yamaha departments or entities with market research evaluations or tours as requested. Some coordination of Piano Technical Tour activities and key relationships.

House of Worship
  • Analyzing and reporting on house of worship market trends, competitor activities and market needs. Developing and maintaining a database of HOW clients for lead generation.
  • Developing, supporting and interfacing with local and national worship leaders and artists at all levels. Developing channels of communication that help them feel that they are part of something that will make a difference in their ministries and churches.
  • Suggesting and creating marketing strategies that grow the Yamaha brand in the worship community by understanding customer personas and decision journeys.
  • Create dealer training and coordination of dealer efforts in attending to this market along with PMMs and DMs
  • Maintaining strong internal communications and relationships with Yamaha sales and marketing departments to cooperatively find new opportunities and serve existing customers
  • Planning, managing, and attending house of worship music and technology seminars and events to present a strong brand image, show support for the worship community and developing leads.
  • Creating digital and print product solutions assets. Providing information and content as requested for print, web, social media and PR.
  • Assisting other Yamaha departments or entities with market research evaluations or tours as requested.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution of marketing plans. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management. Experience in planning marketing strategies, advertising campaigns, and successful public relations efforts.
  • Bachelor’s degree related to music education or performance, previous teaching experience, knowledge of the public and private school and university pedagogical and business systems with a particular strength in the area of music technology products as well as working knowledge of music and pedagogical culture.
  • Experience in or knowledge of the House of Worship market in Canada, specifically how music and technology is used in worship services and how the customer personas interact.
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. This is normally acquired through a combination of experience in a senior-level sales and/or marketing position, on the job training and corporate development opportunities.
  • Work requires willingness to travel moderately and work a flexible schedule.
  • Bilingual English/French an asset but not required.

Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Company’s Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the company's hiring process.


If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.


If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please email us at jtumbaga@yamaha.ca


We would like to thank all applicants however only those under serious consideration will be contacted. Thank you. Please send your resume to