Finance Manager – Employment Opportunity

JOB TITLE:                                         Finance Manager

TERM:                                                   ASAP – March 31, 2020 (renewal subject to continued funding)

POST:                                                    IRTC Head Office  –  Pinaymootang First Nation

SALARY:                                               Based on Education and Experience



Based out of Pinaymootang First Nation, Head office for IRTC, and reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance Manager is responsible for assisting the Executive Director with the overall financial management of IRTC Tribal Council administration of financing.  The Finance Manager duties, as it relates All Programs, is responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the Financial Policies and Procedures are adhered to
  • Assisting the Executive Director in financial planning
  • Reporting and recommending to the Executive Director on financial matters
  • Business modeling and forecasting
  • Preparation and prescribing of financial reports and chart of accounts for Executive Director and Board of Directors on a regular basis
  • File Maintenance
  • Respond to enquiries regarding Accounts Payable & Receivables
  • Monitoring all financial transactions of the IRTC, to ensure that each transaction is conducted in accordance with IRTC Financial Policies and Procedures manual
  • Reviewing the records with the Executive Director and reporting any variances
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable
  • Payroll
  • Process travel claims
  • Process cheque runs / requests
  • Reconcile Accounts Payable
  • Bank Deposits
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Assisting the auditor by preparing financial records for the audit and by providing all available information to ensure a thorough audit
  • Maintaining an inventory of IRTC assets as required and pursuant to GAAP guidelines;
  • Contractor files (up keeping)
  • Preparation of T4 and T4A’s
  • Other duties as required to assist the CEO in administering the IRTC Programs efficiently and effectively


  • Minimum 5 years’ accounting experience
  • CPA Designation would be an asset
  • Experience working in a First Nation environment
  • Experience of financial information systems and be computer literate with the following computer programs:

–        Quick Books

–        Accounts Payable

–        General Ledger 

–        Excel

–        Microsoft Word

  • Able to demonstrate a track record of successful financial management for organization(s)
  • Should have financial reporting and management skills, and experience of working with stakeholders to develop strong financial understanding across an organization
  • Good knowledge of the funding, regulatory and legislative environment for Provincial and Federal funding agencies High ethical standards and influencing skills with the ability to engage effectively with all staff across the organization
  • Excellent analytical skills and sound judgment
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills
  • Proposal writing skills an asset
  • Must be able to travel and work overtime

Please provide a cover letter, resume, Criminal Record check and three (3) written reference letters (preferably from present and past employers) to

Donna Hall, Program Manager no later than 4:30 p.m. June 7, 2019
Fax: (204) 942-8840      Email:

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Pre-Employment Case Workers (Peguis First Nation) – Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Pre-Employment Case Workers
Deadline to Apply: Friday, May 24, 2019
Term: June 3, 2019 – March 31, 2020 (With possibility of renewal)
Location: Peguis First Nation, 2 Full Time Positions
Salary: Depending on Experience

The Pre-Employment Supports Program (PESP) utilizes case management to enhance employability, skills, and personal development, while creating pathways for social assistance clients to refocus on pursuing opportunity through education, training and / or employment. Curricula may include resume writing, first aid and safety courses, driver education, money management, post-secondary campus visits, job shadowing opportunities, life skills training, cultural teachings, aptitude testing, and referrals.

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Social Development Advisor and supervision of the Case Worker Coordinator, the Case Workers will be responsible for the engagement of Social Clients and the implementation of programming in our member Nations. Case Management includes the intake process, employability assessment and planning, development of actions plans for participants, consistent monitoring, and reporting. You will be responsible for 25-50 Clients and apply the Incentive and Disincentive policy as per the Program Directive.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Intake process through community awareness, application, and selection.
  • Review and develop case plans, with the client’s best interest in mind, that are realistic and measurable. Schedule pre-employment supports for clients (service providers, dates, locations, travel, incentives). Create and maintain client files that include essential documents as outlined in the program directive. Continual monitoring of client case plans and monthly reports to supervisor.
  • Build relationships / networks by working with partners in education, labor market, training, health, etc. Attend meetings as required.

Qualifications and Conditions of Employment

  • Bachelor of Social Work, and /or 1 – 3 years in Case Management or equivalent experience / training. Computer experience in word processing, spreadsheets, and database programs.
  • Possess effective listening, communication and assessment skills.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to multitask.
  • Always adhere to workplace and client confidentiality policies.
  • Ability to plan, organize and schedule activities and events.
  • Proficient in working independently and self-motivated.
  • Actively participate as a team player with co-workers.
  • Present written and verbal information clearly.
  • Financial knowledge and experience.
  • Demonstrate excellent work habits.
  • Strong advocacy skills.
  • Willing to participate in staff training and development. Provide Criminal Record Check and Child/Vulnerable Person Abuse Checks.
  • Must have valid driver’s license, be available to travel and have access to a vehicle.

Preference will be given to candidates of Peguis First Nation.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and three (3) written employment reference letters to:
Donna Hall, Program Manager: or Fax No: 1 (204) 942-8840.
I.R.T.C., 105 – 1555 St. James Street, Winnipeg, MB R3H 1B5

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Tribal Harm Reduction Coordinator – Employment Opportunity

JOB TITLE: Tribal Harm Reduction Coordinator
TERM: ASAP – March 2022
POST: IRTC Winnipeg Sub-Office
SALARY: TBD (based on education & experience)

Job Description:
Reporting directly to the Tribal Nursing Officer (TNO), the Tribal Health Education Coordinator (TORHEC) will be responsible for program enhancement and coordinating Harm Reduction activities for Interlake Reserves Tribal Council’s (IRTC) member and Independent communities.

• Engage and collaborate with internal and external partners (e.g. NNADAP, BF/BFI, RHA’s).
• Consult with community leadership, attain buy-in for a targeted approach to STBBI, HIV awareness and readiness.
• Conduct health promotion and capacity building initiatives in communities.
• Identify clients in need and provide appropriate referrals, including assisting clients with accessing support services and providing access to local testing and treatment centres.
• Representing IRTC as directed by the Health Director (HD)/TNO on different health related boards and committees.
• Maintain awareness of community program needs and opportunities.
• Conducting community consultations and readiness assessments for the development of harm reduction programs as required.
• Working with other First Nations and other health care agencies and service providers to ensure adequate community-based health services are developed and supported.
• Advocate for First Nation in the delivery of health care services to ensure quality programs are delivered within the communities.
• To communicate regularly with the HD/TNO and IRTC member communities Health Directors as well as providing a monthly written report.
• Performing other professional duties as assigned by IRTC HD, Health Advisory Board and Chiefs of IRTC.

• LPN or post-secondary education in a related field, or a minimum of three (3) years of experience working in the field of community health and/or social services
• Excellent and thorough knowledge and experience working with Aboriginal organizations and communities in a health field capacity
• Strong knowledge of harm reduction, safer sex, syringe services, and overdose prevention strategies
• Willingness to upgrade and take all trainings in related field as provided
• Extensive experience working with youth and people who use drugs
• Experience working in the field of health promotion and HIV/STBBI and hepatitis C
• Experience in program budgeting and fiscal management
• Self-directed, motivated and flexible with a demonstrated ability to work with a highly motivated and energized team
• Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills and networking ability
• Personal qualities include innovative, professional, high integrity, energetic, exceptional communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and time management skills
• Preference will be given to qualified IRTC Member First Nation person

Please provide a cover letter, resume and three written references (preferably from past and present employers) to:
Liz Bone, Tribal Nursing Officer
Fax: (204) 942-8840

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Deadline to apply: Please submit by February 28, 2019