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Employment Opportunity: Finance Clerk

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ABOUT THE COMMUNITY

Tsawout First Nation is one of five bands that constitute the Saanich Nation. Located on the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island, Tsawout is approximately 240 hectares in size and has a population of approximately 1,600 members with approximately 1/3 of the population being registered band members.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Tsawout First Nation is currently looking for an accounts receivable/accounts payable clerk to join our Finance team. The individual will be responsible for processing and reviewing all accounts receivable/payable transactions prior to approval. This is a unique opportunity to support Finance in advancing the growth of the Tsawout First Nation. If you are self-motived, enjoy both responsibility and accountability and ready for the challenges facing this dynamic leadership role.


RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Secures revenue by verifying and posting receipts; resolving discrepancies.
  • Accounts Receivable, Accounts payable.
  • Posts customer payments by recording cash, cheques, and credit card transactions.
  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions from lock box and local deposits. Updates receivables by totaling unpaid invoices.
  • Maintains records - invoices, debits, and credits. Filing.
  • Resolves valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries.
  • Resolves invalid or unauthorized deductions by following pending deductions procedures.
  • Resolves collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history.
  • Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts; coordinating monthly transfer to accounts receivable account; verifying totals; preparing report.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • 1st, 2nd level CPA or formal training. Working towards an accounting designation and 2+ years experience, experience working in a First Nations finance dept./position considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, organized, attention to detail, thorough.
  • Solid foundation in accounting, knowledge of financial software, data entry, general math skills.
  • Ability to analyze information, and ability to research and report results.

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 13, 2018


SUBMIT COVER LETTER AND RESUME WITH 3 REFERENCES TO:
Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation, 7728 Tetayut Rd., Saanichton, BC V8M 2E4
via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Preference may be given to qualified individuals of First Nations Ancestry.

 

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