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Band Social Development Worker - Skeetchestn Indian Band

POSITION TITLE: Band Social Development Worker
DEPARTMENT: Social Development
REPORT TO: Social Development Department Manager
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Band Social Development Worker (BSDW) is acting on behalf of the Skeetchestn Indian Band as the
Administering Authority responsible for administering the Social development policy and procedures for the income
assistance program as prescribed by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC). The incumbent maintains
communication with the Band departments and government agencies for the purpose of providing information and
assistance through the various programs. The BSDW plays an important role in assisting clients to become financially
independent through continued employment and provide participants with information on services that may be
available to them such as childcare, training, employment opportunities and services for people with disabilities.
 
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Income Assistance
  • Administrates the Income Assistance program as prescribed by INAC;
  • Takes applications and completes assessments;
  • Completes Budget and Decision Sheets to determine eligibility;
  • Issues assistance as prescribed by the program;
  • Keep clients informed of all requirements and obligations and of all useful resources;
  • Facilitate the education on budgeting,
  • Facilitates the enrollment of recipients in training or educational programs that will enhance employability;
  • Assists and/or refer employable recipients to employment coaches to update or create resume, cover letter, practice interview questions, job search tips and resources;
  • Ensures recipients maintain a progression training/employment plan to facilitate the return to work, work in collaboration with the Band Social Worker, the Education Coordinator and other employment coaches, and also facilitates access to job fairs; Maintains secure and organized filing systems;
  • Ensures all Policies and Procedures set out by INAC, the Band and other relevant Ministries are being followed;
  • Maintains close relationship with INAC’s BSDW Support agent;
  • Completes quarterly income assistance reports, annual statistical reports and provide reports as requested by Council.
Social Development
Assists in the development of community resources, capacities, and services designed to enhance the social functioning of individuals and the Skeetchestn community as a whole by:
  • Participating in committees, teams and task groups working towards the alleviation or resolution of social problems;
  • Assisting with preparation of documentation for the work opportunity programs and employment training initiatives, and assisting in the administration of approved projects as requested;
  • Participating in seminars, workshops, and training programs to upgrade skills and knowledge relevant to the position and stay knowledgeable and current regarding all income assistance policy and procedures;
  • Participating and assisting during community events and activities as requested.
Job qualifications:
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social and other organizations.
  • Ability to use tact and good judgment in dealing with sensitive and complex issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Previous experience in financial reporting and principals.
  • First Nations and cross cultural experience an asset.
  • Ability to work independently or with limited supervision and also to work in a team setting.
  • Must be computer literate with MS word, Excel, Internet, Emails.
  •  Must possess a post-secondary diploma/certificate.
  • Valid BC Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Will undergo a Criminal Record Check upon hiring (paid by the Band)
Length of Employment & Wage Range:
This is a Full-time Permanent position, 40 hours/week Monday to Friday. AFOA BC Wage Grid $18-$21 
Comprehensive Benefits package including: Group Pension Plan and Extended Health Benefit package introduced after 3 month probationary period.
 
How to Apply: Forward your resume and cover letter to HR:
PO Box 178, Savona, BC V0K 2JO Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fax: 250-373-2494 Ph:250-373-2493
Application deadline extended. Resume accepted until the position is fullfield.

Accounting Manager - Skeetchestn Indian Band

POSITION TITLE: Accounting Manager
DEPARTMENT: Administration
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Skeetchestn Indian Band, located 60 km west of Kamloops is pleased to invite qualified applicants to apply to the position of
Accounting Manager. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Accounting Manager is responsible for the day-to-day financial
activities of the Band in accordance with community values, community plan and policies. The incumbent oversees all accounts and
generates monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required by the Director of Operations, the Budget Committee and Council.
He/She produces all financial statements and reports while ensuring completion and accuracy, and meeting deadlines. As leader,
the Accounting Manager will mentor and supervise staff responsible for journal entries, payables, receivables, bank reconciliation
and payroll. He/She will provide the SIB Management team with guidance around best accounting practices and general business
management principles for reporting, data management and budget administration. The successful applicant will have significant
and proven skills and abilities developed in a senior finance role, preferably in a First Nation organization.
 
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Financial statements & Reports
  •  Prepares all financial statements and reports respecting deadlines (as scheduled or as requested)
  •  Assist with mid-year and year-end financial statements.
General Ledgers & Journals
  •  Manage the day-to-day financial operations including payroll, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel transactions.
  •  Oversees reconciling of bank/credit card statements and monitoring of transactions to ensure accuracy for the Band Revenue, Social Housing construction, Social Housing operation and Social Housing replacement reserve accounts.
  •  Review General Ledgers to ensure expenditures have been coded correctly and monitors for signs or discrepancies and unusual activities.
  •  Reviews the invoice posting journal and intercompany transactions to ensure all entries have been posted and/or properly invoiced.
Administration and Planning
  •  Performs all responsibilities and duties in accordance with Skeetchestn Band Administration Policies and Procedures.
  •  Ensures Policies and Procedures as set out by government controls and other relevant Ministries are being followed.
  •  Ensures Payroll, Social Assistance and Accounts Payable are issued on time.
  •  Prepares annual department cash flow statements and budget forecasts template for department managers and for oversee that department budgets are reviewed as scheduled.
  •  Prepares final budget forecasts for submission to the Budget Committee and Council.
  •  Assist with department short-term and long-term planning in conjunction with the overall Band and Council goals.
  •  Participate in the Financial Planning working group and report to department managers as needed.
  •  Review and update the Band insurance for capital asset, vehicles and liability.
  •  Make recommendations to enhance budgeting process, use of new software, procedures and reporting process.
  •  Ensures that reporting requirements are met within deadlines.
  •  Manage the relationship with financial institutions, auditors and service providers as needed.
 
Management/Supervision of Staff
  •  Demonstrate leadership.
  •  Is positive and fair with all employees under his/her supervision.
  •  Ensures that staff carry out all tasks under their job description and monitors performance.
  •  Carries out employee performance appraisals on an annual basis.
  •  Monitors and recommends training requirements for staff.
  •  Holds weekly staff meeting.
  •  Submit timesheets following procedures.
Project or Activity Management
  •  Assist with IT needs
  •  Makes recommendations/notifications to staff and to Council
  •  Ensures backup procedures are being performed for server and department accounting software.
  •  Spearhead the Financial Planning Working Group
Job qualifications:
-Post-Secondary education in accounting and 3 years of experience working in a supervisory/ management position, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience;
-Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing, directing and leading employees;
-Experience in full cycle accounting;
-Experience working with Chief and Council or a Board of Directors and experience
compiling and interpreting data, budgets and statistical analysis an asset;
-Ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
-First Nations and cross cultural experience an asset;
-Valid BC Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle
-Will undergo a Criminal Record Check upon hiring (paid by the Band)
 
Length of Employment & Wage Range:
This is a Full-time Permanent position, 40 hours/week Monday to Friday. AFOA BC Wage Grid. Comprehensive Benefits package
including: Group Pension Plan and Extended Health Benefit package introduced after 3 month probationary period.
How to Apply: Forward your resume and cover letter to HR:
PO Box 178, Savona, BC V0K 2JO Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Fax: 250-373-2494 Ph:250-373-2493
Applications will be accepted until the successful candidate is hired.

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