This job is classified as full-time (37.5 hours/week) and is a funding-based position.
Apply by: Will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.
This position is based in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful candidate will serve as a Finance Coordinator to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and work with Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association’s primary core-funded grants. These projects are provincial and federal. The candidate will maintain financial accountability requirements to major ANFCA funders and potential external funding agencies.
Location: Edmonton, AB
Start Date: Immediately
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products, specifically Excel and Teams
- Possess at least three years’ accounting / financial knowledge, terminology and how to use accounting software (Sage50).
- Capacity to quickly learn software.
- Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment.
- Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule demanding work assignments.
- Develop and maintain efficient and effective recordkeeping systems and procedures.
- Possess advanced verbal and written communication skills.
- Possess a working knowledge of financial cashflows, budgeting, forecasting and other financial documents such as income statements and balance sheets.
- Ability to gather and research relevant data, compile information, and prepare reports.
- Knowledge of urban Indigenous Friendship Centre Movement, structure, and processes will be considered an asset.
- Review accuracy of quarterly reporting in preparation for Chief Financial Officer (CFO) analysis
- Assist Friendship Centres with their reporting, forecasting, and budget amendments.
- Work daily in Teams to ensure documents are saved, filed, and shared appropriately.
- Keep track of timelines of reporting and past-due reporting.
- Communicate directly with Friendship Centres to support them in their reporting.
- Assist in creation of contract documents pertinent to funding (ie. Contribution agreements, payment letters, updated cashflow templates, etc.) as needed.
- Other related duties as directed by the CFO and Executive Director.
Requirements (or Qualifications)
A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or related equivalencies; at least three years of accounting and/or finance experience that relates to the duties and responsibilities specified.
- ANFCA is committed to supporting the principles and grassroots approach of the Friendship Centre Movement.
- ANFCA priorities are guided by its member Friendship Centres and subsequent defined community needs.
- Indigenous cultural teachings, values and identity are at the core of ANFCA. We provide opportunities for cultural sharing, focused on bridging the gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews. All programs and services incorporate cultural values and teachings into their structures.
- ANFCA is committed to creating effective, vibrant national and provincial partnerships, focused on collaboration and common goals.
- ANFCA respects the autonomy of its member Friendship Centres.
- ANFCA supports its member Friendship Centres in creating safe, friendly, welcoming, status-blind urban hubs that provide culturally appropriate programs and services and create opportunities for Indigenous people and communities to become empowered, to enhance their leadership skills and to be fully engaged and involved in community development.
- ANFCA’s work is guided by the values and principles identified within a 5-year Strategic Plan as well as by the Truth and Reconciliation 94 Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).