Financial Controller

Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
Sioux Lookout or Thunder Bay, ON

NNEC is non-profit educational organization. Under the
direction of the Sioux Lookout District Chiefs, NNEC delivers
secondary and post secondary education programs and
services for First Nations people. NNEC operates Pelican
Falls First Nations High School, Pelican Falls Wellness Centre,
Pelican Falls Centre, Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School,
Wahsa Distance Education Centre and has offices in Lac
Seul (head office), Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay. NNEC
welcomes applications for the following position:
Under the authority and general direction of the Executive
Director, the Financial Controller is responsible for managing
and coordinating an effective financial management system
and its activities, including but not limited to supervision of
financial staff, management of the financial data systems,
financial reporting, budgeting and cash management systems.
The Financial Controller ensures that senior management
and the NNEC Board of Directors have current and accurate
financial information upon which to make their decisions.
Ongoing liaison with Indigenous Services Canada and other
funders, and timely and accurate submission of all reporting
requirements, is expected.
• Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA)
• Experience in a senior financial management position in a non-profit organization with revenues of $15,000,000 or greater.
• Proven experience in senior management financial policy development and planning
• Proven experience with computer systems and with financial management software
• Proven supervisory experience
• A working knowledge and/or sensitivity to and understanding of NNEC First Nation communities and relevant issues
• Fluency in Oji-Cree, Cree or Ojibway is an asset
LOCATION Sioux Lookout or Thunder Bay, Ontario
SALARY Salary Level commensurate with education & experience
**NNEC thanks all applicants in advance; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted. NNEC requires a
Criminal Record Check and/or a Vulnerable Sector Check for
all positions. These positions are open until filled.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and three references
(with written permission for NNEC to contact) to Human
Resources, NNEC Head Office, fax (807) 582-3865 or by email