The Nisga'a Lisims Government (NLG) building opened its doors in 2000, and has since been responsible for a vital set of functions carried out under various departments including Finance, Programs & Services, Fisheries & Wildlife, and Lands & Resources, all which contribute to the development of the surrounding area. NLG's directives are governed under Nisga’a laws as well as federal and provincial laws.
Located on BC's rugged northwest coast, 100 to 150km north of Terrace, Nisga'a Lands are blessed with soaring mountains, dramatic lava beds, picturesque fjords, and thriving rivers and streams. The natural beauty of Nisga'a Lands are also complemented by the Nisga'a Nation's rich cultural traditions. For visitors and residents, there is a wide variety of activities to enjoy, including fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ATVing, and much more!
New Aiyansh, is considered the "capital of the Nisga'a Nation" and is one of the four Nisga'a villages located in the beautiful Nass Valley which include Gitwinksihlkw, Laxgalts’ap and Gingolx.
NLG is currently seeking a Deputy Director of Finance to join their team and be based in New Aiyansh within beautiful British Columbia on a full-time basis.
Reporting to the CFO, this pivotal leadership role will see you responsible for overseeing the operating functions of the Finance Directorate, comprising the Accounting Department and Information Technology Department. This is a high-level position involving complex accounting work and is responsible for the efficient operations of the accounting department, which through the Controller/Manager, Financial Reporting is responsible for all accounting functions including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accounting, and budget preparation and control while always observing and complying with all organizational policies. This role will also see you responsible for two direct reports, the Controller/Manager, Financial Reporting and the IT Manager.
Some of your key responsibilities in this role will include:
In order to qualify for this role you will need a CPA Designation along with at least 5 years of financial leadership and management experience. Previous experience working with a First Nation community or a local government is an asset.
As our ideal candidate, you will join us with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. Your strong interpersonal skills will combine with your natural aptitude for problem solving and leadership to promote the success of the greater team. You are strategically minded, with a solid knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards. Your passion for the work that you do, your creativity for developing solutions, and your determination to make a positive impact will all help foster a positive experience for those working alongside you.
If you are passionate about helping others and aspire to make a real difference to First Nation communities, this is the ideal opportunity for you! Please read on to see what a career with NLG can offer you.
Please note that this role will require passing a criminal background check.
Upon joining NLG, you will be welcomed into an inclusive, supportive and dedicated team of professionals. In exchange for your hard work and dedication you can expect to receive a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, skills, and qualifications. All NLG team members also receive access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:
At NLG, we work hard to ensure we maintain our status as a local employer of choice. We greatly value the contributions all of our team members and we actively foster a team-based environment that encourages open communication, transparency, and respect.
By joining the NLG team, you can have a rewarding and exciting career that offers great opportunities for professional progression. Best of all, all of your hard work and dedication will serve the good of our Nation.
If you're are a passionate and personable team player who is looking for a unique leadership opportunity that is guaranteed to provide you with challenge and satisfaction - Apply Today!
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