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ANISHINABEK NATION

“To give a voice to the vision of the Anishinabek Nation and to preserve Anishinaabe Bimaadziwin while advancing our goal of Nationhood.”

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Finance Support Officer

LOCATION: Anishinabek Nation Head office, Nipissing First Nation

Full Time Position with Benefits

(after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

Salary Range: $50,830 to $67,773

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Support Officer, has working knowledge of all aspects of the accounting cycle, to assist to maintain the financial records of the corporation.  This position will ensure the accurate and complete accounting, and financial integrity are maintained, and assist with the day-to-day administrative functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

3 year College diploma in Business/Accounting program
Minimum three (3) years accounting/bookkeeping experience
Demonstrated and proficient working knowledge of Sage 300 accounting software in all modules

(PO/AP/AR/etc.)

Certified Aboriginal Financial Management designation would be considered an asset
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Solid understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles
Experience interpreting and applying financial policies.
Demonstrated experience reconciling, compiling, and analyzing financial information
Extensive experience with accounting procedures and systems
General knowledge of the activities and membership of the Anishinabek Nation
Valid Ontario Driver’s license and be insurable
Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn is an asset;

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Excellent organizational abilities, ability to multi-task, and attention to detail
Self-motivated; ability to prioritize and work independently
Effective time management and organizational skills
Ability to work under minimal supervision, work independently and collaboratively, and in a team environment
Ability to meet deadlines; ability to manage peak workloads; high volume of transactions
Problem-solving skills; Analytical thinking
Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
Exhibit professional attitude and

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performing all Purchase Orders duties: Ensuring that purchase orders are properly completed, to include propriety of requested expenditures, mathematical accuracy and the signature of the appropriate Program Director or Manager;
Generate monthly listing of outstanding purchase orders for the purpose of determining an action and/or cancel outstanding purchase orders;
Processing of assigned payables in a timely and accurate manner, including receipt of and verification of accounts payable invoices, requisitions, and data entry of accounts payable documents into Sage accounts payable module;
Assigned Budget input on an annual and mid-year basis;
Periodically preparing, verifying, and processing invoices, including data entry into Sage account receivable module;
Periodically assist with processing bi-weekly payroll as required;
Assist in preparing and forwarding GST rebates for reimbursement;
Assist in the completion of the annual fiscal year-end audit binder, including working papers and supporting documentation;
Communicating all matters of importance to appropriate members of the organization in an accurate and timely fashion;
Ensuring that the stated policies and procedures of Union of Ontario Indians are adhered to;
Assist in the integration of new technologies or system processes by fostering efficiency, innovation and growth;
Maintaining confidentiality of all information;
Assist in maintain filing

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

Cover Letter;
Resume;
Three employment references;
Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s immediate supervisor;
Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations. Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s. 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act“; and
The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2023

Applications are to be submitted to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services

By:

Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email: glenda.st-amour@anishinabek.ca

For inquiries or a copy of the job description regarding this position, please contact:

Brenda Ense, Finance Manager

Email: brenda.ense@anishinabek.ca

Miigwech to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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