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Controller

Job Information
Author MCFNHR
Date July 7, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Mikisew Cree First Nation
Salary 70000 - Per Hour
Location Fort McMurray, AB
Category Accounting / Finance
Contact Information
[email protected]

DEPARTMENT:        MCFN – Finance                                                                 REPORTING TO:  Chief Financial Officer

DURATION: Full-Time, Permanent                                                                    LOCATION: Fort Chipewyan or Fort McMurray, AB

Mikisew Cree First Nation (MCFN) is currently seeking a Controller to join the Finance team.  MCFN is a Woodland Cree, Treaty 8 First Nation. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will be responsible for the general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable/collection, payroll, risk management, supervising and supporting the Finance staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting operations regarding full cycle accounting.
  • Ensure the financial system, policies, procedures, and internal controls are appropriately designed and operating effectively.
  • Monitors cash flow and reports the financial matters to the CFO.
  • Assist in departmental budgets, financial analysis of variance, annual audit, accounts reconciliation and allocation.
  • Performing day to day processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions to ensure that finances of MCFN are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.
  • Calculate, prepare, and issue documents related to accounts such as invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements using computerized and manual systems.
  • Code, enter, verify, and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable invoices, customer invoices, purchase orders, cheque requisitions.
  • Monitor the quality of financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Direct or coordinate the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts, including report variances.
  • Support month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Assist in the annual budget processing, financial analysis, and notes for the operating and capital budgets.
  • Reconcile and collect outstanding accounts on a timely basis.
  • Ensure contracts are properly administrated in accordance with contract terms. Respond to vendor inquiries.
  • Onboard new staff and ensure sufficient training and mentorship is provided to Finance team.
  • Maintain good customer and vendor relations.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or advanced diploma in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience working with First Nations is considered an asset and 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, familiarity with Xyntax and Sage software is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, time management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on routine tasks and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license and current clear criminal record check.
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