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The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre is currently accepting applications for the position of the

Finance Coordinator.

The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC) is a large Indigenous not for profit organization. We are culturally based and community focused, and committed to driving positive change for the community. As a staff member of HRIC you will have opportunity for professional growth, access to Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers, and a generous benefit package. We strive to uphold pre-colonial management and policy structure, while being supportive and maintaining a positive work atmosphere. The HRIC is in compliance with Ontario Pay Equity legislation.

The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC) Finance Coordinator, under the direction of the Executive Director, is responsible for the maintenance of books of account in accordance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and with HRIC policies, including supporting the preparation, administration and monitoring of operating and capital budgets.

Other responsibilities will include maintaining appropriate financial documentation through an organized system of filing, prepare required financial reports as scheduled, making monthly accurate remittances, recording deposits to general ledger as well as processing payable cheques, providing assistance with annual audit working papers, ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, and completing administrative duties related to the Finance Department.


  • Certificate and/or Diploma in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field preferred;
  • 3 years demonstrated and work-related experience within a not for profit organization/agency;
  • Experience with budget, accounting and reporting systems;
  • Strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite applications;
  • Demonstrated competence with Sage ERP products;
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy;
  • Strong morals and ethics, along with commitment to employee privacy and confidentiality;
  • Effective leadership skills; with a strong emphasis on mentoring and coaching;
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments, key business partners and other external agencies;
  • Working knowledge with office equipment such as photocopiers, telephone systems, email and fax machine; and,
  • Clean criminal record check (CPIC) with Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS- when applicable).

SALARY: $60,000.00 per annum

HRIC is a highly flexible organization offering additional compensation including 5 paid cultural days, 4 paid holidays beyond mandatory Employment Standards, paid shutdown over the Christmas holiday week, and health benefits. HRIC health benefits are offered to full time permanent employees, employees will be able to enroll upon the successful completion of their

(3) three-month probationary period.

HRIC is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

HRIC strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Hamilton Regional Indian Centre will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.

Since this position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Indigenous people, HRIC shall give preference to Indigenous people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references to or in an envelope marked


Human Resources Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

34 Ottawa Street North, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3Y7 FAX: 905-548-0024