Accounting Clerk, Kasohkowew Child Wellness Society

KCWS provides statutory child protection services to the community of Samson Cree Nation located in Maskwacis, Alberta, 85 kilometers south of Edmonton. We are currently seeking to hire a committed and motivated individual into the position of Accounting Clerk.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible to process vendor invoices in a timely basis in accordance with the Kasohkowew Child Wellness Society Financial Policies and Procedures; the Kasohkowew Child Wellness Society Personnel Policies and Procedures; and all other applicable Federal and Provincial Government legislation, rules and regulations concerning Delegated First Nations Agencies.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

• Receive invoices from vendors/suppliers and process them for payment.

• Process cheque runs in accordance with all relevant policies and procedures.

• Maintain positive communication with vendors/supplier/service provider by:

  • processing payment on a timely basis to maintain up to date accounts,
  • reconciling monthly vendor statements with computerized accounting records, requesting statements as needed,
  • responding to vendor inquiries in a timely manner and maintaining written notes of communication for file reference.

• Process approved Purchase Order and Cheque Requisitions.

• Maintain filing of payment records and related approval documentation such as Purchase Order/Cheque Requisition Requests, Pre-Authorization Forms, Referral and Evaluations, Drive Referrals.

• Assist in AANDC annual audit and compliance reviews as requested by the Finance Manager.

• Assist in other areas within the Finance Department as needed.


o You must possess an Accounting Diploma, Accounts Payable Certification and/or related training with two (2) years’ experience working with First Nations Administration.

o Own transportation, a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel.

o Must submit a clear Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, and Intervention Record Check (ISIS).

o Working knowledge of Quick Books Enterprise and MS Excel is an asset.

Individuals who meet the above qualifications and requirements are invited to submit their resume and letter of intent:
by email to:
or by fax to Kasohkowew HR Dept: 780-585-4488

Closing Date: August 6, 2021 by 4:30 p.m.
Please note: Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.