Tsuut’ina Nation is a strong and proud First Nation committed to enhancing the quality of life for its citizens today and for future generations.
In order to support progressive growth Tsuut’ina Nation is seeking an experienced Divisional Controller.
The Divisional Controller position requires a hands-on professional that can thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment with a continuously evolving structure.
The position is best suited for someone who has a solid understanding of transactional accounting processes, is experienced in applying professional judgement in varying circumstances and is proficient at streamlining processes.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES :
Responsible for accurate and timely maintenance of the general ledger for multiple programs. Performs complex reconciliations, investigates discrepancies and prepares supported adjustments.
Work closely with program managers and their respective Portfolio Liaison Officers to prepare, monitor and project budgets.
Prepares budget to actual analysis and provides recommendations that meet the needs of the manager and funding agreement
Ensure spending and reporting complies with various contractual agreements, internal controls and sound financial management principles and practices.
Prepare accurate reconciliations and analysis for multiple programs sometimes with tight deadlines
Attend management meetings as required to speak to forecasts and variances for assigned programs
Approval of vendor invoices, payroll and other transactional accounting entries for multiple programs.
Other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Finance.
Must hold a CPA designation and be in good standing, with three to five (3-5) years post designation experience.
Strong problem solving skills; application of professional judgement, ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and application in a practical manner.
Demonstrated experience handling multiple priorities and time management skills
Experience with full cycle accounting systems and proficient in Microsoft Excel.
Ability to meet deadlines, work well under pressure and handle changing priorities with composure.
Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to build relationships, deliver financial information to non-
financial audiences and deliver messages with tact.
Experience working with First Nations communities is an asset.
Experience working with Xyntax accounting software is an asset.
A valid Alberta driver’s license and reliable transportation is required.
Must be prepared to provide a current CPIC.
Must be prepared to abide by Tsuut’ina HR policy including drug testing.
Must sign an Oath of Confidentiality