Internal Posting 
Full-time/Permanent
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible (In-Office and at-Home)
Closes: June 21, 2022 (date extended)

Starting Salary: $58,500 – $66,680, per year based on experience. Salary Range Max $76,060 [2022 Rates]

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.

What We Offer

As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary.

Further, permanent employees benefit from:

  • Comprehensive employer-paid health benefits,
  • Pension plan,
  • 10 days’ vacation to start,
  • Annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January,
  • 16 paid public and employer holidays,
  • Early closures on long weekends,
  • 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave),
  • Employee Assistance Plan, and
  • Telemedicine plan.
  • Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms.

The Role

The Financial Analyst role involves high level financial tasks and responsibilities that are both repetitive/routine and/or non-routine specialized tasks. The tasks require a high degree of focus, attention to detail, analysis and problem solving. An accounting degree or diploma is required or alternatively significant relevant experience. This role has a moderate to high level of independent decision-making authority within established processes and procedures and pre-set generally accepted accounting principles.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing sound advice, guidance, and analytical service regarding the preparation of the budget, corporate variance reporting and related financial issues
  • Shall support in the development and continuous reporting of the long range financial plan and short range financial forecast and identify variances from plan
  • Performing analysis / reconciliation of financial transactions to ensure consistency with approved budgets and practices
  • Coaching divisional staff on financial planning methodology and practices including conducting workshops and training sessions on budget preparation
  • Assisting in the completion of month end, quarter end and year end closing procedures
  • Assist the team in the preparation of the annual audit, including preparation of requested documentation and assist with audit inquiries from various government departments and agencies
  • Monthly, quarterly and year end reporting to stakeholders
  • Contribute to the review and improvement of internal processes
  • Provide support in responding to internal information requests at all levels of management
  • Providing backup support for other team members’
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture
  • Post-secondary education in a related field (i.e. Accounting Practices)
  • High degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment (with preferred expertise in Microsoft Excel and Great Plains or equivalent accounting system)
  • Superior organization skills and time/priority-management
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work alone/independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • 2-3 years related experience
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with confidential information.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of DataBasics (or similar software)
  • Bilingualism
  • Knowledge of VBA/Python/SQL or desire to learn
  • Previous experience in a project accounting based role
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project budgets
  • Experience with VBA/Python/SQL or desire to learn

Who We Are

In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose. Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario represents over 25,000 Métis citizens.

The MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Community Wellbeing; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ offices and community spaces across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 350 staff across the province.

AODA Statement

The Métis Nation of Ontario commits to providing accommodation as required by the Ontario Human Rights Act, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the principles of dignity, individualization, and inclusion. The Métis Nation of Ontario will work cooperatively and in the spirit of respect with all partners in the accommodation process. These accommodations will extend to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and selection.

Please email humanresources@metisnation.org if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please note, all employees, regardless of role or location, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless the employee has a valid medical exemption.  This condition of employment is effective for all employees, full or part-time, permanent or contract, whether working remotely or not, as of November 1, 2021.

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