Job Posting 91744

Finance Coordinator
Indigenous Climate Action
Work From Home - Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New ...
closes in 7 days (Fri, 31 Mar)
full time

Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) is looking for someone with passion, who enjoys working on a team, and is committed to true Indigenous Climate Justice to serve as its Finance Coordinator.


At ICA we inspire climate action by centering Indigenous nationhood and autonomy as a primary climate solution. ICA provides tools for our communities, promotes sustainable ways of life and uplifts our solutions and voices within the climate crisis. 


Together we support a world with sovereign and thriving Indigenous Peoples and cultures leading climate justice for all. For more information go to our website at


Position Summary

The Finance Coordinator supports the Finance Team with bookkeeping and financial forecasting for ICA.  This role will work closely with the Fiscal Leadership Team and the Development Team. The Financial Coordinator reports to the Finance Manager.

The position is based on 70 hours semi-monthly, or 30 - 35 hours a week.


The Finance Coordinator will assist the Finance Team with maintenance of the organization’s financial records, with a focus on the coordination of ICA’s revenues. The position will support accounts payable and take a lead on accounts receivable.  The position also supports budgeting, production of financial statements and reports, and advisement to the senior management team on financial decisions. 


Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Coordinator will:

  • Support the day-to-day financial operations including oversight of accounts payable and receivable, and maintenance of the general ledger
  • Work with Finance Manager to prepare, analyze and present financial reports (income statements and balance sheets) in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements to staff
  • Collaborate on the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the staff; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and produce monthly budget versus actual reports
  • Work with Fiscal Leadership Team for project planning and budget tracking
  • Work with project staff for the implementation of budgets and reporting
  • Work with the Development Team to produce financial reports for funders; maintain shared grant reporting calendar due dates and submissions, including all required financial deliverables as stated per grant awards and contracts
  • Perform Payroll functions as required.
  • Perform bank reconciliations and monitor cash flows. 


Qualifications and Experience

  • Collaborative decision-making processes experience
  • Outstanding financial and analytical skills
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping or Accounting is preferred
  • Understanding of nonprofit finances and reporting. Some work experience in a philanthropic, non-profit, or mission-driven organization a plus
  • Experience working with QuickBooks accounting software desired
  • Familiarity with Ceridian an asset
  • Technology savviness, fluent using GSuite, Internet and spreadsheet and budgeting software
  • Awareness and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as set out in Chartered Professional Accountant Canada’s public sector accounting handbook is an asset
  • Experience and understanding of Indigenous rights, climate justice and social justice movements
  • Member of an Indigenous community and fluency in an Indigenous language an asset


The position is a one year term with the possibility to become permanent after one year.  The position is based on a 30 to 35-hour, 4 day (Mon - Thursday) workweek and is remote, working from your home office. However, some travel and evening/ weekend hours may be required.  The successful candidate must be willing to be flexible and work hours required to meet ICA expectations.

Salary range: $60,000 to $65,000 according to experience

START DATE For Position: Open

CLOSING DATE For Applications: Open


If you have a passion for Indigenous-led climate justice initiatives and feel that this may be the position for you, our hiring committee requests an application package containing:

  • Your cover letter expressing relevant experience
  • Resume or CV
  • Two Indigenous community references, if you identify as Indigenous
  • An optional brief statement (250-500 words) on your views of decolonization and climate justice, and how these relate to your lived experience/this position

Please visit for more information and to apply directly from our website. 


We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. We will only contact those selected for an interview

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