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Job Code:173304
Opportunity:Director of Finance
Date Posted:11/9/2017

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Director of Finance Our client, Fisher River Cree Nation, is seeking a community focused Director of Finance to lead their finance department. Reporting to the Director of Operations and the Fisher River Cree Nation Chief & Council, the Director of Finance will be part of the senior management team to develop and implement sound financial and management practices and policies. The Director of Finance will be responsible for the management and carrying out a full range of controllership and day-to-day financial activities including: budgeting, analyses, financial reporting, preparation of financial statements, month-end and year-end reports, developing and implementing financial controls/systems, providing key management and support to Finance Staff. Experience & Qualifications An accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA, CAFM) is required, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in financial management, previous finance experience in a First Nations environment is desired Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) designation considered an asset Proven skills in developing, implementing and monitoring financial systems (preferably centralized finance system), controls and policies while ensuring compliance regulations are met Previous experience dealing with INAC and government funding agreements (preferably CFNFA) and agencies is an asset Knowledge of the First Nation Finance Authority and First Nation Financial Management Board standards and policies Previous supervisor experience required Excellent interpersonal skills, both orally and written Advanced working knowledge of Sage Accpac accounting software Effective negotiation skills Commitment to the success of the First Nation and their mission If you would like more information about this position or Fisher River Cree Nation, please visit http://bit.ly/FRCN-DF or contact Teri Berry, Senior Consultant at (204) 934-8822. If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as a Director of Finance, please submit your resume in confidence to Teri@legacybowes.com quoting #173304.



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