• CompanyN'Amerind (London) Friendship Centre
  • Job TypeAccounting
  • Required ExperienceMust have knowledge and competency in utilizing Sage 300 Accounting software.
  • Job TypePermanent Employment
  • Education / CredentialsMust possess a business diploma specializing in Accounting from an accredited institution
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline01/09/2024

Job Description


Term: Permanent
Wage: Negotiable
Posting Date: December 4, 2023

Closing Date: January 9, 2024

The N’Amerind (LONDON) Friendship Centre is centrally located in the urban Indigenous community of London and has been an active supporter of Urban Indigenous people since its incorporation in 1967. Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Section Manager, the successful candidate will be an energetic, innovative person who will understand the Friendship Centre movement and its operations. The Finance Coordinator is responsible for accounting operations and plays a fundamental role in the success of the organization. They will have a strong finance background and experience
managing multiple program budgets and will play a key role in the day-to-day finance support of the Centre Programs. The Finance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the financial health of the Centre. The Finance Coordinator will ensure sound accounting policies and practices are created and
communicated to all staff, as well as striving to work as a part of a team within the finance department. We are looking for a dynamic employee who is willing to work hard to ensure the promotion of The N’Amerind (LONDON) Friendship Centre Mission, Value and Visions.

Overall financial duties include but not limited to:
• Produce and review accounts payable, cheques for venders, contractors etc.
• Accounts receivable – invoice creation, reconciliation of customer accounts etc.
• Monthly reconciliation of bank, credit and other applicable accounts.
• Ensure the employee benefit program is managed and maintained properly.
• Assisting with various accounting-related duties including year end audits, program budgeting, development of new spreadsheets for tracking purposes.
• Maintain financial obligations binder & overview spreadsheet.
• Month end journal entries, reconciling and maintaining GL accounts.
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements.
• Review monthly financials with Section Managers.
• Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
• Charges expenses to accounts and cost centres by analysing invoice/ expense reports, recording entries.

• Must possess a business diploma specializing in Accounting from an accredited institution.
• A Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) is an asset.
• Must have knowledge and competency in utilizing Sage 300 Accounting software.
• Advanced computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat.
• Knowledgeable in accounting/ bookkeeping practices and processes.
• Knowledgeable in standard auditing procedures and practices.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Attention to detail (ability to spot numerical errors), accuracy, thoroughness, organizational skills, client relationships and strong communication skills.
• Dependable, respectful, and consistently works to uphold organizational ethics and standards.
• Excellent ability to plan, prioritize and communicate effectively.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction.
• Flexibility to work overtime, if required.

Please read the following very carefully. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Interested applicants must submit:
1. A cover letter that demonstrates that you meet all the qualifications through your resume
submission and why you believe you are the ideal candidate for the position.
2. Your resume.
3. A copy of all relevant educational degrees, diplomas and certificates including driver’s licence.
4. Three (3) written employment references including your current or most recent employer.

Must be submitted in person, lettermail, email or FAX marked FINANCE COORDINATOR and “CONFIDENTIAL” no later than January 9, 2024 at 4:00 pm to:

Glenn Forrest, Executive Director
N’Amerind Friendship Centre
260 Colborne Street
London, ON N6B 2S6
Only those contacted will be granted an interview.

Preference will be given to qualified Turtle Island Indigenous people or members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis including treaty, status or registered Indigenous people, as well as those non-status and non-registered who self-declare as such.

All applicants understand and agree that by submitting a job application; at their cost, the successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Vulnerable Sector Check from website of the police service in your local community, as a condition of employment