• KwänlinWhitehorse
  • Takhini River
  • Dä̀kwä̀kä̀daHaines Junction
  • ShadęlChampagne
  • Tthe yänlinCanyon
  • Lu ghäKlukshu

Competition #22-23-12 – Finance Officer

May 27, 2022

Shadhäla Äshèyi yè Kwädän, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations or CAFN, is located in the Yukon Territory and northern B.C. We have one of the most spectacular workplaces in the Yukon and CAFN is one of the First Nations leading the way in Self-Government in Canada.
Our people (dän) are deeply connected to Dákeyi (our land). We are actively building Dän K’e (our culture and beliefs) back into all that we do.
Through our offices in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction) and Kwänlin (Whitehorse) our goal is to hire CAFN Citizens as well as skilled people from the Yukon, Canada and beyond, who will help us continue to grow and innovate our Self Government. We are a competitive employer with strong family and cultural values and generous benefits, and we welcome your interest in advancing our Self Government through employment with our nation.

Regular Full Time
Salary: Level 8 – $79,393 – $92,879
Robust Benefits Package
Location: Haines Junction

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Administration, this position is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the financial position of the Champagne & Aishihik First Nations and is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating CAFN’S financial accounting, budgeting, and reporting systems. The incumbent will work with the Finance Manager to assist program managers with administrative and financial management services, which will include operational and work planning forecasts, budgets and monthly variances.

Education and Experience:
Post-secondary diploma or certificate in accounting, finance, or business administration combined with experience using Microsoft Office and computerized accounting such as SAGE Accounts Receivable/Payables, Payroll, and General Ledger. Experience providing advice on financial polices/procedures and accounting operations to others would be considered an asset. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or work experience will be considered.

Conditions of Employment:
• Criminal Record Check.
• Valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s license
• Ability and willingness to travel to CAFN communities
• Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all CAFN personnel
• All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees are expected to conduct their duties in a harmonious and cooperative manner intended to enhance the First Nations efforts to build a strong and prosperous Government.

CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Temporary Assignments may be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying.

An Eligibility List will be created from this posting.

Job description:  JD Finance Officer Feb 28, 2022

Deadline: 4:30 pm on June 17, 2022

Send current resume and supporting documents to:
Megan MacKellar
Human Resources Officer Fax: (867) 634-7071
Phone: (867) 335-1514 Fax: (867) 634-7071
mmackellar@cafn.ca