Title: Director Financial Reporting
Department: Finance Department
Reports to: Deputy CFO
Reporting to the Deputy CFO, the Director – Financial Reporting is an integral member of the Finance team and is responsible for external and internal financial and regulatory reporting for Tsuut’ina Nation programs and for-profit companies. The Director of Financial Reporting also takes a lead role in coordinating and overseeing internal and external audit processes and assists with compiling comprehensive financial information for decision-makers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Oversee and mentor Divisional Controllers to ensure financial results are timely, complete and accurate.
- Compile monthly financial report including budget to actual analysis by Executive Director portfolio for presentation to CFO in a timely manner.
- Works closely with the Director of Finance to ensure projects designed to introduce new and/or changed processes incorporate appropriate controls to mitigate risks.
- Manage monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory reporting processes and tax (ISC Schedules, GST, T2, property tax) filings.
- Compile monthly/quarterly consolidated debt schedule including future interest and principal repayments.
- Maintain current knowledge of developments in financial reporting standards and assess implications to Nation’s reporting requirements.
- Responsible for overseeing and reviewing the account reconciliation process across Finance Department.
- Understanding and documenting the consolidation/corporate structure reporting process and how the relevant pieces roll up into the consolidated financial Document which programs roll up into financial statement groupings; and chart of legal entities reported herein.
- Compile and present consolidated schedules to support financial statement line Be able to explain every item on the balance sheet and assess for validity. Provide direction to Divisional Controllers on required adjustments.
- Coordinate, manage, and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement close and direct/manage the necessary or relevant period-end entries.
- Coordination and support of the annual external audit, including preparation of various draft financial statements.
- Manage Procurement Policy & Procedures including scheduling committee meetings with Executive Directors, reviewing bid documentation prior to committee, providing high-level reasoning behind variances, and following up on information required.
- Manage annual insurance renewal including meeting with insurance brokers, policy updates and responsible for providing correct and comprehensive information in order to facilitate renewal. Provide updates to CFO on changes to policies, risk assessment, and all other relevant qualitative information deemed necessary.
- Develop a program of internal controls to be implemented across the finance function including risk assessment, mapping to audit assertions, fraud risk assessment, design & implementation of controls. Coordinate annual testing of key controls.
- Support for ongoing ISC audits and AGLC audits related to Charity and FNDF funded
- Contribute to preparation of Treasury Board/Finance Committee presentations or other senior-level reporting.
- Work closely with the Director of Finance to problem solve, create cross-team efficiencies and manage day-to-day inquiries and provide enhanced Finance customer service to the Organization.
- Manage direct reports as assigned inclusive of performance evaluations, development plans, administrative management, and approval of training, vacation, etc.
- All other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
- Chartered Accountant Designation required
- Public Practice Experience required
- A minimum of five (5+) years in a controller-level position
- A minimum of two (2+) years working in or with First Nation communities in a financial reporting or auditor capacity
- Working knowledge of PSAS, Canadian GAAP, IFRS, and Taxation
- Strong technical and analytical expertise with the ability to provide solid accounting advice/direction to other staff members
- Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines, multitask, and function independently in a fast-paced environment where priorities and tasks are often subject to change
- Demonstrated excellent proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
- Experience using Xyntax (preferred)
- Must be willing to complete a security check with the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Services
- Must uphold strict confidentiality
- Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check must be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.
Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.
Competition Opens: April 17, 2023
Competition Closes: May 1, 2023 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)
Please apply in writing, including a resume to:
TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department
9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6
OR Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com
Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened
We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.