The FNTC is seeking a strategic and operational Director of Finance.  As the Director of Finance you will provide leadership in the overall management and delivery of financial, accounting, and contractor services enabling FNTC to achieve its strategic plan.


The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) is a long-established, national First Nations led institution that supports and assists First Nations across Canada in the development and implementation of tax systems on their lands. The vision is to support and expand First Nation revenue streams in order to grow the economies on First Nation lands, thereby supporting healthy, vibrant and sustainable First Nation communities.

For more information on what we do, please visit the website:  https://fntc.ca


Financial Reporting

  • Ensure sound business processes and internal controls are in place for all financial transactions
  • Approve financial reports/statement in meeting statutory, regulatory and all reporting obligations
  • With the COO, oversee the preparation, implementation and oversight of an annual budget
  • Oversee published budgets, annual reports, financial statements, financial recommendations, and other requested finance-related reports to appropriate stakeholders
  • Oversee and assist in preparing financial reporting including projections and reports for the Audit Committee.
  • Prepare and provide reports and actively monitor compliance with any agreements and funding arrangements involving the FNTC.
  • Proven leadership and advice regarding objective financial analysis, financial performance and risk assessment to the leadership team.
  • Oversee and approve all activities including cash and credit management, banking, and investments
  • Develop and revise policies that assist FNTC in identifying, evaluating and mitigating operational and financial risks
  • Ensure processes are in place to monitor and ensure compliance with internal controls

Strategic Leadership

  • Guide the implementation of strategies and initiatives related to finance and contractor management
  • Provide leadership in identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing opportunities for improving policies and procedures
  • Contribute to developing and evaluating FNTC’s strategic plan, business plan objectives, and short and long term financial planning
  • Provide financial expertise and advice to business lines in the development of planning and budgeting information for Directors to reflect strategic and operational priorities
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with the Leadership team to ensure their needs are met


  • A CPA designation is required
  • A minimum of five years experience in a senior financial management role preferably in a local, provincial or federal government or similar valued experience
  • Must be proficient in Sage 300 and Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Experience managing fiscal resources, including development/evaluation of business plans, budgets, and reporting
  • Understanding of all relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

FNTC would prefer the successful candidate to work in either our Kamloops, BC office or in our Ottawa, ON office.  A hybrid working arrangement may be considered for the right candidate.


Competitive salary and benefits                              Healthy work-life balance

Training opportunities                                              Career progression opportunities

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.