Finance Clerk

Northwestern Ontario Métis Child & Family Services is hiring a Finance Clerk! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!


NWOMCFS is seeking a Finance Clerk to provide financial and administrative support to the Northwestern Ontario Métis Community (NWOMC) in relation to managing regional funds. This individual will be employed by NWOMCFS but primarily provide services to the NWOMC. The Finance Clerk will report to the Finance Manager of NWOMCFS and will be based out of the Kenora office.


Dental and vision care, extended health, life insurance, EAP and a workplace committed to personal well-being

Working Conditions:

This is a full-time position working standard office hours (35 hours per week). This position functions in a normal office environment with extended periods of sitting using typical office equipment. There are no unusual physical demands. The noise level can be moderate to high. The position may expose the Finance Clerk to high levels of tension and there may be some challenging contacts or situations that arise. Given the traditional practices of Indigenous people, from time-to-time exposure to smoke from the burning of sacred medicines; tobacco, sweet grass, sage, or cedar, may also occur.

Employer Name: Northwestern Ontario Métis Child & Family Services
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P8N 3L5
Application Deadline: December 6, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $48,327 to $59,270 annually

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Maintain and update financial records, such as invoices, statements and budgets
  • Reconcile accounts and ensure financial transactions are recorded accurately
  • Prepare and manage monthly financial reports, including financial statements and


  • Data entry and management of financial databases
  • Manage the purchase order log and purchase orders, ensuring accuracy and timely


  • Liaise with the treasurer and president of the Kenora Métis Council to ensure financial

transactions are properly recorded and cheques are prepared for signature and

distributed in a timely manner

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:


  • Community College Diploma in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting/financial position
  • A combination of related education, experience and skills may be considered
  • Experience working with Indigenous agencies and Indigenous programs
  • Knowledge of NWOMCFS vision and mission, structure, and programs
  • Respect for and understanding of Métis culture and cultural practices
  • Ability to advocate strongly and articulately on behalf of Métis citizens
  • Knowledge, expertise, and experience in providing financial support
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with financial databases
  • Experience with Sage Intacct and RedMane is an asset
  • Accurate and proficient data entry skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to prioritize time sensitive tasks with minimal direction
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement, and monitor quality programs
  • Ability to think strategically, set priorities and meet objectives
  • Analytical skills related to budgeting and financial management
  • Excellent time management, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to speak Michif is an asset
  • Must provide a current satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Must possess a Class G Ontario Driver’s License, have access to a vehicle, willing to travel, and provide a three-year uncertified Driver’s Abstract
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit the Application for Employment available on our website and include a detailed cover letter and resume before 4:30pm on the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Complete applications can also be emailed to

For additional information please contact NWOMCFS Human Resources at Please note that as an Indigenous Well-Being Agency, preference will be given to qualified applicants of Métis, First Nations, and Inuit ancestry. Please self-identify when applying.

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