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10 Sep 2020


Gwich’in Tribal Council –  Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Job Description

Gwich’in Tribal Council
Gwich’in land, culture & economy for a better future

The Gwich’in Tribal Council invites applications from detail-oriented, career-motivated individuals for the position of Finance Officer within their Finance Department.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Finance Officer is responsible for providing financial and accounting services for programs and services offered by the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) and its subsidiaries in accordance with Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement, applicable legislation, regulations, directives, policies, procedures, and principles. Job duties include preparing, verifying and processing financial transactions and documents, and assisting with year-end/audit to ensure that the financial records are current, accurate and compliant with accounting principles and practices. This position is the primary contact for all payment and other related inquiries from suppliers, contractors, managers, staff and Gwich’in Participants.

The successful candidate will have a Business Administration or Accounting Diploma or an equivalent plus one to two years related financial and accounting experience.

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as established by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada Handbook, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, reconciliation and internal controls preferred; knowledge of and experience in computerized accounting software preferred.

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered including northern and vacation allowances, group health and pension plans plus generous leave entitlements.

How to Apply

Please respond by submitting a resumé and a cover letter to
id=61&source=aWQ9Nw%3D%3D or to the GTC Website, Search Jobs, by the application closing date of September 20, 2020.

Priority consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-10-10

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