Administrative Assistant – Finance & Programs

Wabun Tribal Council

Wabun Tribal Council is seeking the position of Administrative Assistant – Finance & Programs. Under the direction of the Financial Advisor, the position is responsible for carrying out administrative functions as required by management both within the finance department and specific projects.

The following are the job duties of the Administrative Assistant – Finance & Programs.

Wabun Tribal Council

Essential Duties

Financial Functions:

    • Assist with the maintenance of financial subledgers for Wabun Tribal Council using a designated financial system consisting of:
      • Accounts payable
      • Accounts receivable
      • Bank Reconciliations
      • Payroll journal (when required)
    • Prepare expenditure reports as required.
    • Completes forms pertaining to financial matters as required.
    • Retain knowledge on projects as they pertain to finance expenses.
    • Ensure internal control is maintained in all financial matters.
    • Ensure policies for finance are being adhered to.

Other Duties:

    • Work with management as required for administration of program.


    • Experience in finance with demonstrated knowledge of an accounts payable/accounts receivable systems or willing to enroll in finance courses
    • through Aboriginal Financial Officer’s Association of Canada or comparable educational institution.
    • Minimum Grade 12.
    • Post-Secondary diploma in accounting (an asset)
    • Proficiency with business machines and computers
    • Knowledge and/or working experience with Microsoft Office along with internet  and emailing system
    • Clear understanding of the culture, tradition, community development and inter relations of the communities of Brunswick House, Beaverhouse, Chapleau Ojibwe, Flying Post, Mattagami and Matachewan First Nations.
    • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision
    • Must be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of finance within an organization.
    • Experience in working with Native organizations and/or Government agencies


CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2024 @ 4:00pm

If interested, please contact:

Please submit your resume to:

Darlene Lafontaine
Financial Advisor
Wabun Tribal Council
313 Railway St, Timmins, ON P4N 2P4

Email: [email protected]

Fax: 705-268-8554