Employment Opportunity - ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

Keewaytinook Okimakanak is seeking a highly motivated, energetic individual to work in the Finance Department.


  • General Ledger maintenance, including updating accounts and creating reports
  • preparation of financial reports for management, the board, and funding agencies
  • to assist with providing technical and analytical support in financial reporting for programs
  • maintain filing system of all contracts, contribution agreements, lease agreements, purchases and any other financial commitments
  • prepare Accounts Receivable/Invoicing to Industry Canada, FedNor, NOHF, and other funding agencies
  • assist in all other finance department duties as needed


  • proven experience working in the accounting field, non profit accounting preferred
  • post secondary education in business, accounting, and/or commerce
  • experience working with computerized accounting packages, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • strong analytical and problem solving skills; good communication and interpersonal skills
  • knowledge of First Nations in Treaty 5 & 9, an asset

SALARY Commensurate with experience

CLOSING DATE April 11, 2001

Please send resume with three references to:

Hiring Committee
Keewaytinook Okimakanak
Box 340
Balmertown, Ontario
P0V 1C0
email: penny.carpenter@knet.on.ca

Only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.