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Weechi-it-te-win Family Services Inc.

Invites applications for the position of




The Accountant is a full-time permanent position. The Accountant will

provide support in all aspects of the fi nancial administration of Weechi-it-tewin

Family Services Inc. The Accountant will maintain up-to-date fi nancial

and accounting records including but not limited to maintaining the general

ledger, bank reconciliations, prepares journal entries, monthly fi nancial reports.

The Accountant will work within a culturally competent system of care and as

such will acknowledge and incorporate, at all levels, the importance of culture,

the expansion of cultural knowledge, and the overall vision of Weechi-it-tewin

Family Services.

The Accountant will foster cultural awareness through active participation

in an inductive learning process, gaining an understanding of historical

trauma and impacts of oppression and how these relate to current issues

related to native child welfare services. The Accountant will develop culturally

competent practice skills that are congruent to the unique needs of the ten

First Nations and to Weechi-it-te-win Family Services.


The Accountant is responsible to the Director of Administration.


  • Assists the Director of Administration in the preparation of the annual

budget submissions

  • Conducts regular variance analyses, identifi es required adjustments in

WFS approved budgets, and reports to the Director of Administration

  • Ensure the validity of transactions, the distribution of expenditures by

account and the maintenance of validating documents to facilitate

internal audits

  • Ensure that the computerized accounting system for WFS works

properly and is up to date and reports to the Director of Administration

  • Prepared general accounting including maintenance of general ledgers,

and payroll records and the preparation of monthly fi nancial reports

  • Maintenance of payroll records and fi les
  • Prepares general ledger posting journal entries
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation of WFS bank accounts
  • Reconciles inter-company accounts on a monthly basis
  • Reconciles and analyzes accounts receivable and general ledge of WFS

on a monthly basis

  • Performs month end computer requirements and reports
  • Assistants in preparation of materials and documents for meetings as


  • Assists in analyzing fi nancial data and reports as requested
  • Set up project accounts and month’s general account for projects etc.


  • An understanding and appreciation of cultural beliefs, values, norms,

ceremony, teachings and a commitment to continue learning,

participating and advocating during any opportunity provided by the

Agency or Community

  • A degree in Business Administration, with preferable CGA certifi cation

and or;

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in accounting and general

bookkeeping using accounting software ACCPAC

  • Budget and fi nancial analysis experience is required;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license;


Verna DeBungie - Resume, Cover letter

Weechi-it-te-win Family Services - 3 References and permission to contact

P.O. Box 812 - 1 to be current / past employer

Fort Frances ON P9A 3N1

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018 @ 3:00 P.M.