Witset First Nation, rooted in Witsuwit’en heritage, is based in Witset, a cultural gem known as ‘Kyah Wiget' ('Old Village'). Nestled in northwest British Columbia alongside the Bulkley River, Witset thrives as a community of approximately 2,100 members. Originally Witsuwit’en fishing grounds, Witset has evolved into a flourishing village with 661 on-reserve and 1,129 off-reserve members.
Situated between Smithers and New Hazelton, Witset embraces its rich culture and history, echoing through the valley, a land loved for generations. As a federally recognized Indian band, Witset First Nation is dedicated to providing tailored programs and services for its diverse community.
To learn more about us, please visit: witset.ca/aboutAbout the Opportunity
Witset First Nation has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Bookkeeper, Budgeting & Reporting, based in Witset, BC.
In this position, you will be primarily responsible for processing accounts receivable and accounts payable, supervising and implementing the organization's financial plans and policies, overseeing accounting practices, managing relationships with lending institutions, maintaining fiscal records, and preparing financial reports, including monthly bank reconciliations.
Reporting to the Strategic Finance Manager, you contribute to the Nation's success by supervising general accounting, property accounting, internal auditing, fund accounting, and budgetary controls.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
To qualify for this role, ideally, you should have a minimum of 3 years' experience in bookkeeping, including accounting experience. Additionally, a Bachelor's degree in business, finance or a related field is required.
The following skills and experience will be strong attributes:
You bring a spirit of adaptability, resourcefulness, and an unyielding positive attitude to our shared objectives. Your elevated professional standards, organizational, time management, and prioritization skills, and adept navigation of political dynamics with stakeholders are indispensable qualities.
Most importantly, your solution-oriented, empathetic, and diplomatic outlook, combined with a cooperative mindset, will drive constructive decision-making, steering both the organization and community toward the successful delivery of impactful services and programs.
Note: Preference will be given to applicants who have First Nations ancestry.About the Benefits
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive annual salary of $54,600-$80,080, negotiable dependent on experience, along with a great host of benefits, including:
Embark on a distinctive journey as a transformative member in our culturally rich community. Want to be a catalyst for positive change? Apply now!
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