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Fisher River Cree Nation

Finance Clerk (Administration) – Full Time Opportunity

todayApril 1, 2023 159

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(Full-Time Position)

Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN) is presently seeking a Finance Clerk for a Full-Time Position to work as part of the FRCN finance team with report to the Director of Operations and the Director of Finance.  The Finance Clerk will provide a wide range of financial administrative functions by performing the following responsibilities:


  • Assist in compiling and prepare financial accounting statements along with all other related duties as required;
  • Maintain the financial records, statements and budgets and data entry for the finance program within the computerized accounting operation (ACCPAC);
  • Become familiar with and abide by FRCN policies, procedures and by-laws including FRCN’s Financial Administrative Law (FAL);
  • Knowledgeable of annual work plans and budgets for areas of responsibility;
  • Prepare Purchase orders, invoices, bank deposits, statements, bank reconciliations, process accounts receivable, process accounts payable, prepare and submit records of employment and other mandatory government remittances, as required;
  • Prepare, Review and analyze reports, statements and invoices, prior to processing accounts payable & receivables, verify departmental account codes;
  • Respond to all enquires and forward to appropriate personnel for follow up;
  • Process Payroll as required, including verifying hourly wages or annual salaries with the approved budget for each employee;
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and secure record & filing system;
  • Process and record monthly bank reconciliations on program accounts as assigned;
  • Work in cooperation with auditors for the annual financial audit – includes compiling documents, reconciliations & schedules, answering queries, photocopying, scanning;
  • Prepares statistical, financial and accounting reports and reports to funders;
  • Prepare and mail letters and make phone calls for collections as required;
  • Preparing bank deposits and bringing them to the bank;


  • Grade 12 or relevant work experience in Finance;
  • A certificate from a recognized accounting program and or related courses in accounting and bookkeeping, is preferable;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, time management and interpersonal skills;
  • Good Writing skills including ability to complete document, reports and related correspondence;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Willingness to be cross-train and work in all finance divisions or departments as assigned;
  • Works well with others, good public relation skills with ability to handle challenges;
  • Very good knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook (email) required;
  • Working knowledge of ACCPAC Accounting System;
  • Work with minimum supervision, reliable, takes initiative and efficient;
  • Participate in continuing education and personal/professional development in finance
  • Driver’s license and vehicle is preferable.

Must comply with all Fisher River Finance and Human Resource Policies and be willing to sign Confidentiality and Code of Conduct agreements.


Apply with Cover letter/Resume, current Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse & Child Abuse Registry, along with (2) reference letters from recent employers to:
Colleen Amos
Human Resource Coordinator
Email: [email protected] or Fax:  (204) 645-2745

Successful Candidate will be subject to a pre-screening drug test (as per the FRCN Drug By-law 2004-01, Sec. 8.01}. We thank all those who applied; however, applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.