General Accounting Agent

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  • Post Date: October 4, 2021
Job Description

Department: Finance
Status: Permanent
Salary Grade 2: (Min. $36,095.00 – Max. $48,187.00)
Location: Nemaska 

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. 

Application Period 

From September 29, 2021 to October 14, 2021 


Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: ACC-210901-2 

Valerie Mianscum 

Recruitment Specialist 


Tel.: 819-673-2600