Finance Officer

Closing Date: January 23, 2022 11:59 pm
Type: Salary
Pay: To be negotiated.

Position Title: Finance Officer- Full-time – Permanent Position

Position Description: Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) the Finance Officer will perform internal control functions, account reconciliation, general ledger administration and preparation of audit working papers.  

Major Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and enforce existing financial policies and procedures and assist with identifying areas for improvement relevant to accounting and internal control, budgeting, forecasting, and project tracking.  
  • Communicate and collaborate with Chief Financial Officer to stay abreast of spending, budgeting, reports, and evaluation.
  • Assist with the internal development and supervision of other Finance department staff including Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Payroll Clerk and Assistant Finance Officer in order to improve internal capacity.
  • Monitor legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to financial reporting and operations, and ensure Fort William First Nation’s compliance.
  • Prepare bank and other account reconciliations.
  • Complete journal entries as required.
  • Assist with audit and preparation of audit working papers.
  • Complete other related duties as assigned.


  • Diploma or degree in accounting is required, combined with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the accounting field.  Enrolment in the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) program of study is encouraged.
  • Experience working within First Nations management.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics would be considered an asset.
  • This position will be subject to a criminal records check. 

Salary: To be negotiated.

Job Posting Closing Date: Applications, consisting of a cover letter and resume with three (3) references, must be received by 11:59 pm on Sunday, January 23, 2022 

Please direct your application to the attention of: 

Donna Mullen, Human Resources Assistant
Ph: 807-623-9543 ext. 806,
Fax: 807-623-5190
Email: [email protected]