• Post Date: January 16, 2023
  • Apply Before: February 6, 2023
Job Description

Finance – General Accounting Agent

Core Functions

The General Accounting Agent is responsible for performing the administrative accounting functions.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Open, date, stamp and distribute incoming correspondence. Mail checks and other documents.
  • Maintain and operate all printers/scanners/fax machines within Finance dept. Change cartridges and place orders when supply is low.
  • Photocopy invoices and other types of information.
  • Obtain signatures from signatories for checks and bank transfers.
  • Maintain vendor files & file accounting correspondence and payments.
  • Analyze statements and request copies of outstanding invoices.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry of accounts payable (verification of suppliers’ invoices, matching with purchase orders, sort, code and preparation of payments to suppliers and correspondence) when needed.
  • Process travel claims when requested.
  • Pay cell guards on time sheets when requested.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • High school Diploma.


  • One year or less of relevant work experience.


  • Fluency in Cree.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in French is an asset.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Customer-focused and service-oriented.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

Additional Requirements:

  • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands.

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

Other Details:
Pay Type: Hourly
Min. Hiring Rate:
Max. Hiring Rate:
Job Start Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

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