Accounting Clerk

K'omoks First Nation

About K’ómoks First Nation

We, the K’ómoks people, envision a prosperous and healthy Nation, in which we exercise our rights and title throughout our territory, honoring our people, lands, waters, cultures and languages. K’ómoks First Nation (KFN) ensures the well-being and self-sufficiency in all aspects of our Nation by asserting our rights and title while upholding our members.

About the Role

Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Accounting Clerk will maintain financial records by collecting, analyzing, and posting financial transactions to suppliers-vendors-staff and processing payroll and benefit payments to staff as required.  The individuals hired will be responsible for completing all responsibilities relative to payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable.  It will be expected that they will support the Director of Finance in all financial administration functions in whatever capacities are required.

Note: KFN will be in search of two qualified individuals to hire in this role to add to our growing finance team.

What you will be doing

·       Writing, running, reconciling reports, reconciliations, and banking files

·       Administration of bi-weekly payroll and all payroll and benefit requirements/adjustments which includes responding to all employee questions/queries

·       Plan Administrator / Liaison for KFN group benefits, which includes responding to all employee questions/queries

·       Producing Records of Employment and Filing required information with Employment Canada.

·       Prepare T4’s and File Summaries with Canada Revenue Agency.

·       Maintain personnel payroll files

·       In the absence of the Director, providing support to senior staff with respect to the maintenance of department budgets

·       Conducting monthly invoicing and collection of accounts receivable and payable

·       Assisting with the preparation of audit documents, financial reviews, and quarterly reporting requirements

·       Answering and responding or directing finance-related inquiries

·       Providing clerical and administrative support to management as requested

·       Conducting monthly invoicing to customers (i.e., rent, utilities)

·       Preparing records and bank deposits

·       Recording pay and credit card transactions

·       Tracking monthly expenses and revenues

·       Maintaining an orderly and accessible vendor-supplier-receivables filing system

·       Conducting periodic account reconciliations

·       Assisting with the updating and creation of financial policies and procedures when necessary

·       Attending and recording the minutes for the Financial Advisory Committee

·       Other duties and tasks as assigned.


What you will need

·       A diploma or certificate in accounting or bookkeeping is required.

·       A minimum of 5+ years’ direct experience in accounting or bookkeeping.

·       Cash management experience.

·       Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word.

·       Experience with Adobe, Xyntax and QuickBooks is preferred.

·       Attention to detail.

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·       Experience working in and with the Indigenous community, local government or non-profit entities is preferred.


Working Conditions

·       This will be a full-time, permanent, in-office position.


Application Information:

If this opportunity to work with a growing indigenous organization appeals to you, please apply with your resume and cover letter here.

This posting will remain open until filled.

We value employment equity and prioritize applications from indigenous applicants, and especially encourage qualified individuals living within the K’omoks First Nation to apply. If you have any questions about the job posting or the process, please reach out to

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