Director Finance

First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun
First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun
PO Box 220, Mayo, YT, Y0B 1M0, Canada (Mayo, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
35 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Level 9 - $73,996 to $110,000 per annum (depending on experience)


The Director Finance is responsible for ensuring the financial affairs of FNNND are maintained at the highest level, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance. They are directly responsible for establishing and maintaining financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems (including GST, Income Tax, funding and contribution agreements and investment portfolios) and for the supervision and development of Finance department staff. They provide leadership and coordination for the annual budgeting process, provide briefings to Council as required, participate and support strategic planning and policy development processes, and participate in the day-to-day financial functions as required. The Director Finance is extensively relied upon for providing financial expertise to FNNND, General Assembly, the Financial Management Committee, Department Directors and Managers.


Education & Experience:

·      Degree in Accounting or Business Administration and/or professional accounting designation (CPA or CAFM); and

·      Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a senior financial management position

·      Experience in working within a government (preferably FN) in a senior financial management capacity

Specific Skills:

·      Professional accounting knowledge including accounting standards, practices and the Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

·      Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and software, financial statements, financial reports, budgets, pay and benefits, accounts-payable and accounts receivable, setting up control systems and investment practices

·      Knowledge of contracting specification, terms and conditions, and progress payment procedures

·      Ability to lead annual and multi-year budgeting processes and to effectively manage established budgets

·      Strong decision-making, problem-solving skills

·      Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

·      Ability to work effectively as part of a management team in establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with staff, citizens and the general public

·      Ability to provide strong leadership skills, motivating and empowering people

Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal Records Check/Security Clearance
  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License and Abstract
  • Flexibility to work extra hours to meet cyclical demands 


For more information or to submit your application please contact 

Dena Zavier at, telephone contact (867) 996-2265 Ext. #137

Additional Information:
For more information or to submit your application please contact Dena Zavier at, telephone contact (867) 996-2265 Ext. #137​ CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2021 or until filled
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