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    Finance Manager

    Finance Manager

    Permanent Full-time

    Reporting to the Director of Finance & Strategic Initiatives, as an accredited Chartered Professional Accountant, the Finance Manager is responsible for all day-to-day financial management and accurate and timely reporting of financial position and performance as well as ensuring effective internal controls and documented procedures.


    • Oversee and manage the operations and staff of the accounting and finance department.
    • Review and prepare monthly financial statements.
    • Work to ensure compliance with the Society Act and Registered Charity requirements, Public Sector Accounting Standards of Canada, and Stz’uminus First Nation (SFN) Policies.
    • In conjunction with department managers, the monthly updating and maintenance of department forecasts and review for reasonableness.
    • Monitor and implement effective internal controls.
    • Ensure all regulatory reporting is accurate and completed on time.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and other documentation as required, both internally and externally.
    • Prepare the SFN annual budgets in conjunction with department managers and directors and review for reasonableness.
    • Coordinate all required documents for the year-end audit with the accounting team.
    • Review and sign-off on accuracy of the monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations.
    • Review and sign-off on accuracy of the monthly Accounts Receivable report and ensure timely and appropriate actions are taken for collection.
    • Lead the update and maintenance of a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
    • Provide financial support to management.
    • Prepare and present ad-hoc financial analysis as required.
    • Attend and participate in team meetings as required.
    • Provide supervision, guidance, and support to the finance department staff.
    • Ensure all transactions are processed.
    • Crete Word/Excel templates and data models as required.
    • Work to improve and automate systems and processes as required.
    • Act as a backup cheque signer as required
    • Participate in the recruiting and hiring of finance department staff
    • Other such related duties as required.

    Required Skills and Qualifications:

    • Chartered Professional Accountant designation required
    • Minimum 3 years solid experience in a Finance Manager role
    • Advanced User in MS Excel and excellent computer skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with payroll practices, reports and software
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability
    • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
    • Self-direct and organized with effective time-management skills
    • Proven skills managing and mentoring a core accounting team

    How to Apply:

    Submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to the attention of Human Resources Advisor at:

    By closing date:  Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4 pm.

    Reference:     Finance Manager in the Subject line of the email.

    21 Aug 2010