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Finance Clerk

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY–Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick and Tribal Council

Finance Clerk

Overview:

The Wolastoqey Tribal Council (WTCI) is a not-for-profit organization whose role is to provide capacity building opportunities for its five member communities within New Brunswick (Matawaskiye, Wotstak, Bilijk, Sitansisk and Welamukotuk), in the areas of: Health, Education, Training/Employment, Governance and Emergency Management.

The Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick (WNNB) is a not-for-profit organization that represents the six Wolastoqey Communities in New Brunswick (Neqotkuk, Matawaskiye, Wotstak, Bilijk, Sitansisk and Welamukotuk) to coordinate and provide technical support and advice on matters that relate to Wolastoqey constitutionally protected Aboriginal and Treaty Rights.

WTCI/WNNB hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, qualified Indigenous applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Please self-identify.

Job Description:   As a shared service, WTCI/WNNB are looking for a dedicated individual to take on the role as full time Finance Clerk.  Reporting to the Director of Finance the Finance Clerk will support the overall finance operations in the WTCI/WNNB office.

Duties

  • Build close working relationships with the Senior Management Team of WNNB/WTCI.
  • Support the day-to-day financial operations
  • Prepare cheque requisitions
  • Reimburse travel claims
  • HST remittance
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements
  • Employee payroll.

Desirable Skills and Experience

·        Previous experience / training with payroll and finance including familiarity with online banking (ETF/EMT payments)

·        Strong verbal and written communication skills

·        Experience interacting with Community members, including elders and leadership

·        Demonstrated ability to work independently

·        Knowledge and understanding of Wolastoqey culture and communities.

This position requires a high degree of confidentiality. The ability to produce a clear criminal record check will be required by the successful candidate. Applicants may not be holders of elected political office.

WTCI/WNNB offer an attractive compensation and benefits plan. The salary range for this position is $42,000.00 – $55,000.00.  Our office location is the Eqpahak Centre, Sitansisk (St. Mary’s First Nation), Fredericton, NB. Applications should be submitted in confidence via email, with the subject line “Finance Clerk”, to: human.resources@wolastoqey.ca.

The deadline for applications is June 4th 2023.

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