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The Tla’amin Nation is a modern, forward-thinking First Nation Government at an exciting point in its history. In April 2016, the community became self-governing through the Modern Treaty Process.
You have a tremendous opportunity to participate in making history, while situated in this stunning, safe and serene coastal community.

We are seeking a qualified accountant to fill the role of Manager of Finance with the Nation. As a member of the management team, you will be working closely with the Chief Financial Officer. You will not only lead a team, but also serve as a role model reinforcing excellent ethical values. You are a great communicator and capable of leading a group of people with varied experiences and backgrounds. You understand the importance of building strong relationships across the organization.

• Competitive salary
• A comprehensive health & dental plan and disability insurance fully paid for by the Nation
• An optional private group pension plan with matched contributions
• Opportunities for professional development


Financial Oversight
• Provides governance for all financial transactions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, funding, & general ledger entries
• Provides coaching/mentoring to facilitate the growth & professional development of direct reports
• Supports the Chief Financial Officer in the development & management of the Nation’s budgets
• Manages banking relationships, cash flow monitoring & banking security
• Oversees year-end transactions & audit file preparation
• Liaises with external accounting firm for assurance engagements
• Maintains/updates accounting procedures & policies

Financial Reporting
• Prepares consolidated financial reporting and dashboards
• Prepares departmental reports with analysis of actual to budget
• Supports Chief Financial Officer to empower Finance Committee & Dept. Managers with accessible & insightful financial information to assist in decision-making
• Continually improves budgeting analysis for financial planning & accountability
• Manages general ledger, department, and project reporting structure
• Ensures accounting software functionality meets reporting requirements
• Supports managers & Finance Committee with ad hoc analysis & reporting as required

• Supports team members by collaboratively setting processes, project management, goal-setting & monitoring
• Works to continuously improve processes across the Finance team.
• Other duties as assigned by the CFO

• CPA designation
• 5 years of experience in finance/accounting
• Several years solid leadership/management experience
• Demonstrated experience managing intercompany transactions and service agreements
• Highly proficient with accounting software from daily recording transactions and reconciliations to design and set-up of new corporations, chart of accounts and financial statements
• Experience with Xyntax software a strong asset
• Excellent with MS Office & Google Suite skills with extensive working knowledge of Excel & Google Sheets
• Excellent verbal/written communication & presentation skills
• Experience in conflict management/resolution

DATE POSTED: June 25, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
DETAILS: Full-Time, Permanent
REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer

E-mail cover letter & resume to: Dwayne Worthing, HR Director at dwayne.worthing@tn-bc.ca citing “Finance Manager” in subject heading of your e-mail or drop-off/mail to Tla’amin Nation, 4779 Klahanie Rd, Powell River, BC, V8A 0C4

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted

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