Chief Financial Officer

Job Information
Author CandiceManyHeads
Date February 22, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Siksika Treasury Administration
Salary Max 150000 - Per Hour
Location Siksika Nation, AB
Category Business / Management
Client Siksika Treasury Administration
Contact Information
Candice Many Heads, (403) 734-5567

SERVICE AREA:  Siksika Treasury Administration                          COMPETITION: TCFO-03-02-16-17

POSITION: Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”)                                          DATE POSTED: Feb-16-17

STATUS:  Term Contract                                                                        DEADLINE: Mar-02-17

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with education & experience          NOTICE: DEADLINE TIME TO

Max of $150, 000                                                                                            SUBMIT IS 12:00 PM (NOON)

General Statement of Duties:

The Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) reports directly to the Tribal Manager, via the Siksika Treasury Board, and is responsible for the effective financial management of the Siksika Nation. The “CFO” defines the processes for the financial infrastructure and systems required to sustain the Nation and accommodate any future growth. The “CFO” ultimately sets the financial reporting processes, financial controls and accounting policies.

Duties & Responsibilities includes but not limited to:

  • Oversee the planning, organization, direction, and control for Treasury Board finances.
  • Direct and maintain Financial Transfer Agreements (FTA), other contribution agreements for capital

Projects and Operations and Maintenance funding (O&M) between the Siksika Nation and Aboriginal

Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and other supplementary contribution agreements.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Expert knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, control principles, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Public Sector Account Board (PSAB) guidelines. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems including Xyntax and office related software. Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, funding agencies and funding arrangements. Knowledge of the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC). Comprehensive knowledge of the Siksika Nation Financial Administration Law (FAL). Knowledge and understanding of Siksika Nation governance. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting.

Education and Experience:

Minimum of 10 years of experience in a related capacity, supplemented by the following:

  • Completion of a recognized accounting designation such as CA, CMA, CGA or
  • An equivalent combination of education and demonstrated ability in a supervisory or management position at a senior level.
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