New Job Finance Assistant In Saskatchewan

Finance Assistant
Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Company : Metis Nation Saskatchewan
Salary : $50,000–$59,755 a year
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Brief Overview:

Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting related functions and maintaining MN–S financial records. The Finance Assistant is accountable for data entry, reviewing and reconciling bank statements, filing financial records, processing invoices, and assisting with the payroll function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures proper filing and record keeping systems of the Finance Department.
  • Coordinates with the Accounting Manager to process travel/ expense claims of staff, Executives, PMC, and MN–S Regional Presidents.
  • Performs bank reconciliations for all MN–S’s bank accounts.
  • Assists with the running of the payroll by reconciling the insurance provider statements and ensuring accurate deductions.
  • Monitors and records all disbursements including Accounts Receivables & Payables – enters invoices, cheques payments, receipts, and deposits in SAGE.
  • Reconciles Corporate credit card payments by ensuring timely receipts and recording of expenses to the correct accounts.
  • Reconciles specific GL accounts monthly, including accounts receivable, debit/credit/visa receipts, etc.
  • Assists with the preparation of various periodic financial reports.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of the MN–S financial business and other private information and records.
  • Assists with interim and year-end audit such as preparing audit working papers related to payroll and revenue reconciliations, year-end accruals, other GL reconciliations.
  • Processes all online bill payments, including utility bills, etc.
  • Manages the corporate cell phone contracts, including assisting cell phone holders with any financial/billing issues that may arise.
  • Any additional duties/responsibilities as may be assigned.


  • Diploma in Accounting/Finance or equivalent preferred with full cycle accounting experience.
  • 1-2 years experience in Accounting/Finance or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Canadian accounting principles for non-profit organizations.
  • Sage 300 (or equivalent accounting software), Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Invoicing and General Ledger knowledge and experience.
  • ADP (or equivalent payroll software) knowledge and experience with inhouse payroll processing.
  • Familiarity with INAC Funding programs and their reporting requirements.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven experience in a previous similar role.
  • Knowledge of the structure and policies of federal, provincial and MN–S.
  • Knowledge of strategic and operational planning.
  • Budgeting skills, projection and monitoring.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Diligent with great attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain different topics.
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, analytical, leadership, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate a compassionate, solution focused, and client centered approach.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving, and reporting skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and access reliable transportation.
  • Must undergo a Criminal Record Check with the Vulnerable Sector.
  • Must be able to work in-office full-time.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $50,000.00-$59,755.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-07-28