Job Posting 96702

Finance Assistant
Edmonton area
closes in 4 days (Sat, 30 Sep)
full time  •  Salary range is $22.00 - $25.00 per hour and is based on experience


Cando is a National non-profit Indigenous community-based organization that devotes its activities towards building and strengthening Indigenous economies, providing education, professional development, and networking opportunities for Economic Development Officers (EDOs) working in Indigenous communities or organizations.


Under the general guidance of the Director of Finance and/or Executive Director, the Finance Assistant is responsible for:

  • Assisting with processing and coding accounts payables, travel claims and other expense claims; submitting payments by EFT and e-transfer.
  • Issuing invoices for memberships and event registrations; this includes following up on outstanding invoices. Preparing bank deposits as needed.
  • Reconciling credit cards and expenses.
  • Assisting with updating and reporting on budget variances.
  • Assisting with annual audit preparation.
  • Financial reporting to various government agencies and sponsors; submitting claims for reimbursement,
  • Maintaining adequate filing system.



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar position.
  • Post-secondary diploma in a related field (Finance, Accounting, Business).
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Sage 300 accounting software.
  • Experience with project-based accounting in a non-profit setting is a definite asset.



  • Knowledge and experience with Indigenous peoples, communities and culture is a preferred qualification.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Exceptional time management skills, organization skills and attention to detail.
  • All staff must uphold strict confidentiality and are not permitted to disclose information respecting the operations or activities of the organization unless authorized to do so by the Cando Board or designate.
  • Employees must be able to work effectively and efficiently either independently or as part of the dedicated Cando team. It is each employee’s responsibility to assist in maintaining a safe, supportive, encouraging work environment. 
  • Able to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and different levels of education, including all Indigenous groups - Métis, Inuit, Non-Status and First Nation.
  • Team player:  ability to work with a range of age groups and personalities.  Ability to deal with changing priorities on a regular basis.  Willingness to aid other staff members (time permitting).

Relocation costs (if applicable) are the responsibility of the successful applicant. This is a full-time position located in southwest Edmonton, AB.

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