Finance Controller

Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services is hiring a Finance Controller! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!

Employer Name: Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1S7
Application Deadline: October 6, 2023
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $83,168 - $102,00

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The work will be normally performed in a typical interior and office environment located in the offices of AAFS. The position will require the incumbent to sit for long periods of time at a desk, walk, stand, bend, stoop, crouch and stretch. Use of arms, hands or fingers in typing, handing, carrying objects and repetitive movements. The noise level environment is usually quiet to moderate. Travel to semi-remote Anishinaabe communities on rough and winding class “C” roadways and in various weather conditions.


AAFS requires all employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent of a valid medical exemption or other reasonable consideration pursuant to the Human Rights Code of Ontario.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Recognized Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or an equivalent post graduate degree and 5 years’ experience gained through related work experience.
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, tax laws, and reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation, analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of Customary Care and the philosophy of service delivery, First Nation communities, family structure, and local customs and traditions.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, time management and prioritizing skills are essential.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Experience managing audits performed by external audit firms.
  • General understanding of computerized accounting systems.
  • Demonstrated Supervisory skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to follow through and complete overlapping projects.
  • Ability to take direction and work within the agency philosophy, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain purposeful relationships with staff, management, and other community agencies and service providers.
  • Strong commitment to help Anishinaabe children and their families by providing culturally competent services.
  • Always committed to ensure highest level of confidentiality with a thorough understanding that all agency matters related to services, clients, staff, and all other agency business must be kept confidential.
  • Must be aware of the cultural environment in which AAFS Family Services operates
  • Must possess a valid Ontario G Driver’s Licence, be willing to travel and provide a Driver’s Abstract; and
  • Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is preferred and a definite asset.
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:



Manager of Human Resources c/o Main Street South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1S7

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