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Now Hiring: Finance Assistant


FINANCE ASSISTANT

Employer: Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Development Corporation

Date posted: July 4, 2023

Closing date: Open until filled

Application Contact Info: info@nnddc.ca


CONTEXT AND BACKGROUND

NNDDC is a forward-thinking organization that prides itself on the work ethic and creativity that our team brings to the table. We are currently seeking to expand our team to include a Finance Assistant to help NNDDC and our sister companies further grow into their full potential and contribute towards implementing self-determination for the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun. A highly competent bookkeeping and data entry professional is key to this work. As a smaller organization, NNDDC seeks to employ individuals who are self-starters and are flexible enough to operate across multiple different industry lines, different entities, and with the ability to strategically work on files that may be outside of their financial tasks. We encourage learning and growth of all our employees. NNDDC is an entity with multiple subsidiaries and as such, the Financial Administrator will also work on financial matters for NNDDC’s subsidiaries, where required and delegated by the CFO and Controller of NNDDC, or their designate. While subject to change, the Finance Assistant will be working on the following entities’ files:

  • NNDDC

  •  Yukon Seed & Restoration Inc.

  •  Central Yukon Equipment Leasing LP

  •  Yukon First Nations Air Leasing LP

  •  Tutchone Air Leasing Ltd

  •  Dalela Na Dal Helicopters


WORK STRUCTURE

Reports to: CFO of NNDDC

Direct Reports: None

Wage: $33 per hour, with possibility of increase after probationary period is complete

Term and Working Conditions: Hybrid position with both remote and in-person working locations required. Hourly employment at 30-35 hours per week. Competitive extended health benefits policy and matching TFSA/RRSP program.

Work Location: 310-2237 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse (Whitehorse, YT). May be requested to travel to Mayo, YT periodically.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Financial Components

  • Perform bookkeeping duties using Quickbooks Online for NNDDC and its subsidiaries and other programs as necessary, including Microsoft Office, Google Drive programs, Adobe Acrobat, online banking platforms, Plooto, Opera Cloud, and a project management software.

  • Regularly invoice, receive, process, and collect payment for services provided to customers, including accounts follow-up – time is of the essence for these duties

  •  Receive, process, and program payments through EFT, cheques, wire transfer, etc to vendors

  •  Perform weekly and monthly bank and credit card reconciliations

  •  Assist in performing account reconciliations

  • Other reasonable financial duties as required

Administrative Components

  • Assist in managing financial components of third party agreements and liaison with partners and vendors as needed

  •  Frequent email and telephone liaising with third parties

  • Maintain digital and paper filing systems of bookkeeping records, as per NNDDC’s required filing systems and naming conventions

  • Utilize NNDDC’s project management software, Click Up, Google platform to ensure work tasks are being completed, updates are being made to files, and NNDDC team is being updated

  •  Other reasonable administrative duties as required


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Qualifications

 Minimum of two (2) years’ work experience in a similar role or post-secondary accounting-related coursework

Previous experience at a First Nation Development Corporation or business, First Nation Government, or a social enterprise considered an asset

Skills and Experience

  • Able to work independently and take initiative

  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized

  • Ability to quickly learn new financial software and platforms, with existing proficiency in NNDDC’s current platforms:

-Proficiency in Quickbooks Online, particularly A/R, A/P, and bankfeeds

-Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

-Proficiency in online banking software – NNDDC currently uses BMO Online for Business

  • Ability to manage large amount of financial and bookkeeping transactions daily

  •  Strong time management and ability to meet NNDDC internal deadlines

  •  Strong ability to prioritize workloads to meet shifting tight timelines

  •  Understanding of and respect for financial controls and procedures mandated by NNDDC

  •  Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  •  Ability to maintain confidentiality

  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


HIRING POLICY

Na-Cho Nyäk Dun First Nation Citizens hiring preference policy is in effect for those that meet the requirements - please be sure to clearly self-identify if you are an NND Citizen. An eligibility list may be established from this competition to hire identical or similar positions in the future. NNDDC strives to be an equitable employer and prioritize the hiring of Yukon First Nations, family members and spouses/common law partners of Yukon First Nations, and other Canadian Indigenous ancestry . Please self-identify your ancestry, Nation or familial affiliation on your resume.


Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, NNDDC will not consider your job application.

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