Published: May 8, 2024 (2 weeks ago)


The Coldwater Indian Band is seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual to fill permanent/fulltime, the Accounts Payable/Clerk position. This position is responsible for the administration and processing of accounts payable, payroll, standards, and procedures, and assisting in the general accounting affairs of the Coldwater Indian Band.

Job Summary

Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Coldwater Indian Band policies, standards and procedures, and as directed by the Finance Coordinator. Maintains confidentiality in all matters to the affairs of the Coldwater Indian Band.

• Processes Accounts Payable, to include; reviewing invoices for accuracy and supporting documentation to include confirming with Program Managers

• Reconciling and reviewing of invoice batches and preliminary cheque runs to ensure accuracy of payments

• Preparing of cheques and obtaining appropriate signatures before distribution

• Filing all related documents and invoices

• Assist in maintaining the accounts sub-ledger and reconcile balances to the general ledger

• Payroll; Ensures confidentiality of all payroll information and records

• Receives and processes timesheets, including review of hours worked, review for appropriate immediate supervisor signature, review authorized leaves and holidays, including the matching of authorized leave forms, and payroll cheques

• Enters all authorized hours on the payroll program; reconciles and processes employee leave management forms, confirms accuracy of all payroll deductions for each employee, including rent payments, benefit premiums and pension contributions, etc.

• Prepares and processes monthly invoices for office rentals, social housing rent, facility rentals and other receivables, and other work as authorized by the Finance Coordinator

• Prepares and reconciles bank deposits, etc.

Position Qualifications

• Prefer a Post-Secondary Accounting Diploma/Degree

• Completion of Canadian Payroll Association Level one

• Minimum 2 to 3 years job related experience administering payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable

• Experience with related computer software (Xyntax)

• Good communication skills

• Good analytical and problem-solving skills

• Excellent computer skills

• Knowledge and understanding of Coldwater community, language, culture, values and customs

• Criminal Record Check

• Bondable

• Valid class 4 Driver’s License and Driver’s Abstract

• Reliable vehicle

Salary: Relevant experience and qualifications will be evaluated.

Attn: COLDWATER INDIAN BAND Human Resource Committee

c/o Band Administrator ([email protected].)


Deadline for resumes: May 29, 2024.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.