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Deadline: March 31, 2020


Missanabie Cree First Nation is looking for BOOKKEEPER, As a member of Administration and under the supervision of the Band Administrator, the Bookkeeper/Clerk will work with the Financial Leads to ensure fiscal and financial management is carried out in accordance with MCFN’s Financial Policy and Administration Code. To work in adherence with internal Administration policies/procedures to support budgetary functions, financial planning and implementation of MCFN funding allocations.


The successful applicant should have completed education in Accounting, Bookkeeping or a related field and several years of working knowledge of the accounting/payroll systems or in a related field.

The successful candidate should possess the following skills and criteria:

  • Secondary school or equivalent

  • General accounting principles

  • Be familiar with Sage 300

  • CPIC required (upon job offer)

  • Class “G” Drivers’ License


  • Assist with the management of financial transactions/records from source documents (i.e. accounts payables/receivables, disbursements, cheque requisitions, journal entries, purchase orders/invoices, payroll)

  • Post financials to the general ledger using accounting software

  • Generate reports from financial data/information

  • Keep financial records, maintain general ledgers and financial statements and balance various accounts

  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts (receivables, bank statements, credit cards)

  • Process bi-weekly payroll (calculate, prepare and issue cheque)

  • Complete Record of Employment and Employee tax slips online

  • Record cash receipts and make bank deposits

  • Maintain the petty cash funds

  • Maintain the chart of accounts for each Entity

  • Maintain the annual budgets

  • Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements

  • Assemble information for external auditors for annual audits of various Entities

  • Provide financial statements and general ledgers to staff leads

  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

  • Follow accounting policies and procedures

  • Perform and work in adherence with internal Administration policies/procedures and in accordance with MCFN’s Financial Policy; Administration Code; Code of Ethics and Oath of Confidentiality

To apply for this position, please drop off your cover letter, resume and references (3) in person at:

559 Queen St. East

Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 2A3

By email to:

By Fax: 705-254-3292 (Attention: June Markie)

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