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Finance and Payroll Officer (Part-Time)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 1, 2017
Type Part Time
Company First Nations Health Managers Association
Location Akwesasne, ON
Category Accounting / Finance
Client First Nations Health Managers Association
Contact Information


The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) is looking for a Finance and Payroll Officer.  If you are looking to join a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment, on a part-time basis, then this is an opportunity for you!

Job Title

Finance and Payroll Officer (Part-Time)

Job Description

The Finance and Payroll Officer will be responsible for processing payroll submission, maintaining up to date record of personnel leave balances, maintain personnel and financial filing and recordkeeping, assist in the preparation of invoices for payment, receive and log incoming mail and participate as a member of the FNHMA team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Finance Support:

  • Prepare and coordinate bank deposits
  • Prepare and process bi-monthly payroll through Ceridian
  • Maintain up to date payroll records
  • Process payments for employee benefits
  • Maintain and file FNHMA confidential personnel information
  • Maintain an up to date record of personnel leave balances and provide monthly individual leave balance reports to FNHMA employees
  • Accounting responsibilities, including handling of accounts receivable, accounts payable, preparation of monthly and yearly financial statements, bank reconciliation, GST/HST filings and corporate tax filings
  • Client/Student billing process – assume the role for billing support analysis and audit
  • Assist in membership billing and conference financial transactions
  • Reconciliation of monthly credit card invoicing
  • Work with external parties including auditors as required


  • Internal company mail management (receipt and delivery to internal staff members)
  • Record and maintain log of incoming mail
  • Work with education departments to confirm registration lists and payment
  • Filing of company documentation
  • Managing inventory of office supplies

Working Conditions

  • This position works out of our head office located in Akwesasne, ON
  • Some travel may be required – Ottawa and support at FNHMA National Conference (various locations across Canada, once a year)


The preferred candidate will have:

  • A two-year post secondary diploma in business administration, accounting, bookkeeping or related field of study with a minimum 3 years’ experience in an office environment
  • A combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Experience with accounting tools/software (Quickbooks)
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in financial recordkeeping
  • Experience with payroll processing
  • Three years of relevant work experience preferably in a not-for- profit professional association working with volunteers and a exposure to online learning activities
  • Strong office and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills an ability to work with members and co-workers in a professional manner
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple deadlines and change priorities with ease
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Asset Qualifications (preference may be given to candidates)

  • An understanding of First Nations health management issues and services will be considered an asset
  • Bilingual (English/French) will be considered an asset
  • A CAFM designation will be considered an asset


The Finance and Payroll Officer will report to the Education and Operations Manager, FNHMA.

Deadline for applications will be Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 5:00 pm EST.  Please submit your resume with cover letter to: Marion Crowe, Executive Director, FNHMA at:

*Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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