Director of Finance

Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government



Position:                   Director of Finance

Organization:           Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government



The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is seeking a Director of Finance who will work on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis and forecasting needs, including the following components:


Planning;                                           Financial & External Reporting

Auditing;                                            Contract & Procurement Management

Accounting;                                       Compliance & Supervision



  • Education: Undergraduate degree in Business or Administration (or equivalent experience)
  • An accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience: Five (5) + years of experience in Finance or a First Nation Accounting Position or related field
  • Experience in strategic planning & execution; with knowledge of contracting, negotiation & change
  • Experience working in a First Nation environment/organization would be an asset


Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience in organizational development or transition management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and demonstrated experience with GAAP
  • Exceptional time management skills and superior analytical skills
  • Exceptional decision making skills
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others and in a team environment
  • Excellent computer skills and able to demonstrate proficiency in accounting software (such as ACCPAC) and Microsoft Office Business Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Must have proven ability to multi-task, set priorities effectively and excellent attention to details
  • Must demonstrate a high level of accountability
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Must have the ability to meet sensitive deadlines and excellent organizational skills and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Must be a team player, be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Must exhibit good leadership skills and be able to handle sensitive information in a confidential matter
  • Emotional maturity
  • Must demonstrate an ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paces environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Ability to speak and/or understand Mi’gmaq would be an asset


Salary:           Commensurate with Experience


Submit Confidential Applications, Resumes and References to:


                        Vance Brisk

                        LMG Human Resource Manager

                        17 Riverside West

                        Listuguj (Quebec) G0C 2R0





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