The Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) is governed by a Chief and Council which has offices in Dettah and Ndilo. The YKDFN Chiefs and Council affirm our sacred obligation to serve our people and our commitment to live balanced contemporary lifestyles with culture and traditions important to our community, to speak our traditional language and to protect our natural resources and treaty rights. For Chiefs and Council to lead the YKDFN requires having qualified personnel to achieve a prosperous future for our citizens. The incumbent works within this context to provide effective and efficient level of support and assistance. Please apply by April 9, 2021 to HR@ykdene.com.
The Finance Director is an integral part of the YKDFN finance team to ensure that historical and forward-looking financial information is accurate, and clearly communicated to key stakeholders and will be responsible for the management of financial administration in accordance to YKDFN Finance Policies and general accounting principles and practices. This position is located in Dettah.
The ideal candidate for this position will have post-secondary education as a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, coupled with five (5) years of direct related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education, and/or training with a minimum of eight (8) years of direct related work experience, will be considered, and in a senior management position with relevant training. A valid Class 5 Drivers License are requirements as this position will commute between the communities of Dettah, Ndilo and the City of Yellowknife.