Accounting Technician

Terms of employment: 
Job Category: 
Finance and Economics
Position Location: 
Job Description: 

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Comptroller, the Accounting Technician provides services specific to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and administrative support to Bimose Tribal Council and its affiliated entities.

  • Accounts Payable including payment of invoices, employee expenses, purchasing and maintenance of vendor files 
  • Accounts Receivable including issuing of invoices and maintenance of receivables files 
  • Payroll Administration, including biweekly payroll and pension submissions, month and year end reconciliations 
  • Maintenance of employee payroll files and time and attendance records 
  • Record keeping and data entry 
  • Preparation of finance, HR and Board reports, correspondence, presentations and other documentation
  • Maintenance of Adagio General Ledger 
  • Bank and balance sheet reconciliations 
  • Assistance with fiscal year end including preparation for annual audit
  • Post-secondary diploma in business preferred 
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered   
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting functions 
  • Demonstrated effective, efficient and accurate data entry skills 
  • Experience with payroll processing; ability to interpret and apply relevant payroll legislation 
  • Experience with data management systems including reporting 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with a proficiency in Excel spreadsheets 
  • Knowledge of Adagio Accounts payable system and general ledger 
  • Knowledge of computerized payroll 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • High level of concentration and attention to detail 
  • Meticulous organizational and prioritization skills 
  • Experience with Ceridian Powerpay 
  • An awareness of member First Nations and other organizations 
  • Understanding of the Ojibway language and culture 
  • Access to own transportation and a valid driver’s license
REQUIREMENTS:  A current criminal record check will be requested of the successful candidate
SALARY:  commensurate with experience and education.  

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references.

Close date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Mailing address: 

Bimose Tribal Council

Attention: Human Resource Administrator

598 Lakeview Drive Kenora, ON, P9N 3P7