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Asikiw Mostos O’pikinawasiwin Society Employment Opportunity – CFO

CFO Posting Sept 15 2023
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The Role: Asikiw Mostos O’pikinawasiwin Society is continuing to evolve and grow in response to the needs of our Awasisahk (Children), Families, and Tribe.

We are redefining how we do finance in a Tribal setting, all while fiscally guiding our organization to a higher standard of excellence. As we continue to advance and innovate, we are seeking a Certified Financial Officer who will oversee the finance team of professionals that provide day to day financial support and direction to departments within the AMO organization.

The Certified Financial Officer is key in helping the AMO finance department deliver on their vision to inspire trust among Tribal Members, Chief & Council of Louis Bull and the Board of Director’s in their commitment and ability to deliver quality Child and Family Services. By demonstrating “big picture” thinking on how to apply financial rigor to business decisions, this role will be accountable for business analytics (help a business optimize its performance) associated with but not limited to budget development, financial performance and variance reporting, council reports, financial analysis and business cases for special projects.

Goals and deliverables:

• Lead, influence and collaborate with Finance team to use AMO resources in the forecasting, long range planning, and decision-making to develop financial and business strategies and resolve issues related to CFS programs and services for Louis Bull Tribe.

• Development of the operating budget for AMO, monitoring and evaluating and reporting on variances to budget and preparing related forecasts, analyzing and approving the correct overhead allocation and recoveries from capital projects

• Analyze results against budget and forecasts to identify and validate variances, projections, trends and historical costs for both reporting/presenting and to utilize in future financial models/report

• Provide financial analytics, advice and assistance in the development of sound defensible business cases for new or revised initiatives

• Provide leadership to the Senior Management Team in the development of financial deliverables that align with financial accounting directives and policies

• Anticipate business opportunities, influence policy, planning and initiatives, and foster a culture of accountability

• Build workforce capacity through coaching, mentoring, recognizing accomplishments, and motivating employees to deliver results and achieve their potential


Requirements: • Chartered Professional Accountant designation – CPA (Formerly CA, CMA, CGA) is required

• Apply knowledge or training and/or education in Finance, Business, or related disciplines

• Utilize your financial management experience including your knowledge of financial analytics and business planning development

• Communicate complex financial strategies and information in a clear and easy to understand manner

• Balance strategic planning with executive level consulting and communication skills

• Effectively analyze sensitive issues and respond to, and advise, senior leadership on various matters

• Build a respectful workplace culture through a values-based influencer approach and work collaboratively

• Understand complex Tribal subject matter and build effective influential relationships with the AMO Management Team and the AMO Board of Directors • Communicate with strong political acumen, strategic planning, issue resolution and decisionmaking skills

• Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe; Helpful; Accountable; Integrated; and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same.

• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a CFO, or as a Finance Manager • Experience working in an Indigenous organization would be an asset • Experience working in an Indigenous CFS organization would be an asset • Certification/Diploma verification • Three references letters (one from your previous employer) • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, and provide a Driver’s abstract, and proof of two-million-dollar liability • Reliable transportation, proof of registration & insurance of personal vehicle • Child Welfare Check • Criminal Record check • Vulnerable Sector Screen. The Asikiw Mostos O’pikinawasiwin Society is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the community we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see The Asikiw Mostos O’pikinawasiwin Society strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process.

If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact

1 Permanent, Full-time position

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

: To be Negotiated

E X T E N D E D Position open date: September 15, 2023 Position closing date: September 29, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MST) Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Permanent Full-time

Work Location(s): Louis Bull, Maskwacis, AB T0C 1N0

For additional information please visit our website at

We also invite applicants to submit a cover letter and resume marked confidential to: Leslie Bull-Marquis, Human Resource Manager Attention: CFO PO Box 998, Maskwacis, AB T0C 1N0 Phone: 780-585-0104 ext. 105

*Applicants will be screened, only those who have the qualifications will be contacted. Please note: The successful applicant will be subject to a 3-month probationary period.

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