Fiscal Analyst

  • CompanyKinoomaadziwin Education Body
  • Job TypeAccounting
  • Required ExperienceMust have at least five (5) years of recent and successful financial employment experience in financial or analysis
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / CredentialsUniversity degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline02/16/2024

Job Description

Kinoomaadziwin Education Body


Employment Opportunity (full-time, permanent)

The Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) is the central administrative structure for the Anishinabek Education System and is for supporting the implementation of the education agreements with Canada and Ontario. The KEB takes direction from the Participating First Nations to support educational priorities and manage education relationships with all partners of the Anishinabek Education System. With collaborative team members
throughout Ontario, the KEB is a vibrant and maturing organization that has a unique mandate founded on Anishinabek values and the pursuit of student success and well-being.


The Fiscal Analyst reports to the Finance Manager and is responsible for:
• developing fiscal negotiation action plans and negotiation approaches;
• developing and analyzing self-government distribution options;
• conducting research, reviewing documents, completing analysis of information and drafting research documents;
• reviewing draft funding agreements to verify that funding matches agreed amounts;
• monitoring annual federal and provincial budget announcements to identify potential additional investments that support student well-being and Indigenous education;
• researching 3rd quarter annual price adjustor (Final Domestic Demand Implicit Price Index – FDDIPI);
• drafting financial proposals, assisting with budgets;
• developing comparison charts detailing calculations of funding allocations;
• actively participating in meetings and providing presentations;
• calculating annual price and volume adjustments to self-government allocations;
• calculating each PFN’s self-government annual allocation and the KEB self-government annual allocation;
• identifying and analyzing options for the distribution of funding based on existing funding principles, KEB policy, past decisions, funding distribution formula, and PFN needs;
• consolidating and analyzing financial data, considering the AES’s vision, goals, and financial standing;
• providing alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs, improve financial performance, and address financial needs;
• supporting the Finance Manager in responding to enquiries regarding funding distributions;
• supporting annual audit and budget processes, completion of financial reports;
• maintaining accurate and organized electronic financial files, and hard-copy files; and,
• collaborating with the Finance Manager, in assembling and summarizing financial data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks and means to address the risks.

The position will require an individual who has successfully demonstrated the following characteristics.
• University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
• Must have at least five (5) years of recent and successful financial employment experience in financial or analysis or related duties.
• Knowledge and experience with preparing budgets and monitoring budgets to actual expenditures.
• Knowledge of First Nations education funding is an asset.
• Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and relevant employment legislation/regulations is an asset.
• Knowledge and experience using Sage300 accounting software is an asset.
• Membership with the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association is an asset.
• Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial files.
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and time management skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite, including Excel.
• Dependability, flexibility, and adaptability to changing circumstances.
• Ability to travel and have a valid driver’s licence.

The hours of employment are 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm with a one-hour break for lunch. Flexible working hours and some overtime may be required on weekends or during the evenings to accommodate meeting schedules and workloads.

Preference will be given to:
• members of the Participating First Nations or those of Indigenous ancestry,
• candidates who have the ability to speak Anishinaabemowin or Lunaape or have a willingness to learn Indigenous language.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal records check and comply with KEB personnel, financial, and other policies.

This is a remote position that will be located at a home office, location to be determined. The home office location must be situated in one of the four Regions of the Anishinabek Education System. Travel will be required, as scheduled.

The salary range for this position is $78,272.00 – $117,408.00. Starting salary for the successful candidate to commensurate with experience and education, in accordance with the KEB Compensation Policy.

Applications for this position will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on February 16, 2024. Interviews for this position will take place on February 23 or 26, 2024.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to:

Colleen Sheriff
Human Resources Officer
Kinoomaadziwin Education Body
Suite 100 – 132 Osprey Miikan
North Bay, Ontario P1B 8G5