168 Wall Street Saskatoon, SK S7K 1N4


Established in 1968 on Treaty 6 Territory and Homeland of the Metis, the Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre is a not-for-profit registered charity commited to improving the quality of life for Aboriginal people living in our community.

S.I.M.F.C. is currently accepting applications for a Financial Comptroller.

Job Summary: Reporting to the SIMFC Board of Directors, and working closely with the SIMFC Executive Director, the Financial Comptroller will be a key member of the senior management team. The successful candidate will carry out a full range of the day-to-day financial activities, will monitor and enhance financial controls and systems, and will ensure effective financial management and reporting for several departments including but not limited to: Family Services, Residential School Health Support, Homeless Initiatives, Youth Works, and Programming.

Duties and Responsibilities: They are responsible for establishing, maintaining, and administering all financial planning and evaluation systems and controls. The candidate must also perform all accounting and finance functions of the organization. They also need to organize and manage financial administration, and human resources including payroll and employee benefits, mandatory payroll remittances and year end fillings. In addition, they must prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements, departmental and consolidated budgets and budget projections. Another duty is managing and monitoring financial agreements, funding claims, and reporting requirements. Also, the duty of Financial Comptroller, you must ensure accurate and timely administration of all recieveables and accounts payable. Lastly, you must act as financial staff support to the SIMFC Executive Director, the Executive Commitee, and other internal ad hoc task groups.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will ideally possess a university degree in accounting and/or business administration, with a minimum of two years financial management experience. A CPA designation, or enrollment in the CPA program will be considered an asset. Candidates with an equivalent of demonstrated ability and education with the following will also be considered:

- Proven skills in developing, implementing, and monitoring financial systems, controls, policies, and best practices while ensuring compliance with all regulators and funding agencies.

- Proficiency in computer spreadsheets. Knowledge in computer accounting software will be an assent.

- Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively with all internal and external stakeholders.

- Experience in managing multiple projects and time sensitive deadlines. Knowledge and experience working with First Nations and Metis governments, communities, or organizations will be an asset.

Salary is negotiable and will be based on education and experience. Compensation includes a pension plan and group insurance benefits.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in assisting the Saskatoon Indian and Metis Friendship Centre to carry out its mandate in our community and maintain its proven record of sound financial accountability, please forward you Resume and Cover Letter by email, fax, or in person by August 16, 2017 to:

Personnel Commitee


168 Wall Street, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1N4

Email: careers@simfc.ca

Fax: (306) 664 2536

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