Finance Clerks (3)

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    (3) FULLTIME – FINANCE CLERKS

    Position Summary 1: 

    The Finance Clerk will act as liaison between the Finance Manager and the Health Services Department Manager with the responsibilities to manage and maintain all the funding agreements, financial transactions, budgets, and preparing reports for the Health Services department. To ensure compliance with contract agreements, the financial obligations and translation of agreements to program staff. the Finance Clerk will assist in the coordination of financial planning and organization of the financial departmental operations of the Health Services department.

    Position Summary 2: 

    The Finance Clerk will act as liaison between the Finance Manager and the Director of Education with the responsibilities to manage and maintain all the funding agreements, financial transactions, budgets, and preparing reports for the education department. To ensure compliance with contract agreements, the financial obligations and translation of agreements to program staff. the Finance Clerk will assist in the coordination of financial planning and organization of the financial departmental operations of the Education department.

    Position Summary 3:

    The Finance Clerk will act as liaison between the Finance Manager and the Ontario Works Department Manager with the responsibilities to manage and maintain all the funding agreements, financial transactions, budgets, and preparing reports for the education department. To ensure compliance with contract agreements, the financial obligations and translation of agreements to program staff. the Finance Clerk will assist in the coordination of financial planning and organization of the financial departmental operations of the Ontario Works department.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Financial

    • To work primarily on preparing and ensuring funding agencies reporting requirements are complete
    • To work as an integral finance member of the Finance Department and respective department of MFN
    • To prepare the accounts payable processes for the AP Clerk, prepare cheques when required
    • To function within the general ledgers by monitoring, extracting reports, identify and address discrepancies, reviewing and make the necessary adjusting entries with the Department Manager and Finance Manager
    • Assists with the preparation of annual budgets and budgetary processing – updating and input into ACCPAC
    • Accurately prepares monthly financial reports, quarterly and annual reports
    • Assists Finance Manager with annual audit preparation and reconciliation for the Department funding; analyzes and forecasts of financial information
    • Reviews, monitors, and prepares accurate financial statements, updates and reports and advises Department Management of ongoing availability and balances of funds
    • Processes and maintains an inventory and condition listings of MFN’s property, equipment and tangible capital assets and depreciation records for the applicable department
    • Will be well versed in costing, controlling, financial reporting and strategic planning
    • Coordinates procedures to ensure proper documentation of all funds received, signed, and recorded
    • Provides ongoing technical support on accounting, budgeting, reporting, and forecasting to Department Manager and program staff.
    • Ensures compliance with the General Accepted Accounting Principles and MFN By-Laws, and Finance and Administrative Codes, Policies and Procedures
    • Develops and implements individual annual work plan with coordinated activities and priorities for meeting deadlines
    • Provides support to the Department Manager and program staff responsible for completing financial program report submissions to their respective funding agencies

    Other

    • Extensive knowledge of funding agencies practices and procedures
    • Knowledge and familiarity with general accounting systems and MFN’s computer applications
    • Ability to work independently and effectively as a team player
    • Must be a self-starter with a high level of energy
    • Excellent organizational, time management and analytical skills to make sound decision making and problem solving
    • Ability to demonstrate diplomacy and discretion and demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality
    • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy

    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

    Preferred:

    • University Degree in Business/Public Administration disciplines

    Minimum:

    • College Diploma in Business Administration and/or Financial Management

    Other:

    • Advanced ACCPAC, Excel and PC skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Excellent financial acumen and familiar with government funding agreements
    • Strong communication skills for effective interaction with internal and external organizations
    • Knowledge and experience in First Nation operational procedures
    • Knowledge of the Ojibwe culture, traditions and fluent in the language are considered assets
    • Must be able to work independently and work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
    • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
    • Must be bondable
    • CRC requirement, must be thirty (30) days current original or certified copy upon hire

    CRC Rationale

    CRC must be thirty (30) days current original or certified copy. M’Chigeeng First Nation is in a position of trust and is committed and strives to provide and maintain the provisions of a safe and secure working environment for its employees. Therefore, candidate’s CRC record must be clear of any occurrences or convictions relating to fraud, theft, assault, and any other related convictions.

    Interested applicants must submit: Cover Letter, Resume, Three (3) Current Written References (2 Work-Related references from a direct supervisor/manager and 1-character reference) and education certifications to:

    CONFIDENTIAL:  FINANCE CLERK (SPECIFY DEPARTMENT)

    c/o Human Resources

    M’Chigeeng First Nation, P.O. Box 333

    M’CHIGEENG, ON P0P 1G0

    Fax 705-377-4980 or via email to andream@mchigeeng.ca

    For a detailed job description, please email andream@mchigeeng.ca