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ISETS Program Administrator

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program
Thompson Sub-Office – Full-Time Position Reporting to the Program Manager

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual that will perform the functions of Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) Administrator.

As the ISETS Administrator, you will:

  • Have training in Business/Office Administration, Accounting, Bookkeeping or similar, plus minimum two years related office experience or a combination of education and experience will be considered;
  • Have experience working directly with First Nations and/or Northern communities;
  • Possess strong computer skills:
    • with a working knowledge of MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
    • experience with accounting software and bookkeeping duties
    • can pull a variety of reports from multiple systems including databases
    • experience in editing and maintaining existing documents
    • ability to create own computerized ledgers and documents
    • can prepare and produce agendas and meeting minutes
    • strong online file organization skills
    • be responsive to emails
    • can organize and maintain shared team calendar
    • strong typing skills
  • Have experience in accounts payable, account reconciliation and reading general ledgers;
  • Interpret and adhere to financial policies and procedures;
  • Have cross-referencing skills with attention to detail;
  • Perform data entry with focus on accuracy – various computer programs;
  • Be highly self-motivated with the flexibility to adapt for changing roles and responsibilities in response to program needs;
  • Assist ISET’s staff with their financial and administrative needs;
  • Have excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to effectively organize work priorities;
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate clearly within a dynamic team;
  • Maintain your own time management and can meet deadlines;
  • Take initiative to improve and streamline current processes where possible;
  • Be able to work productively under own initiative with minimal supervision;
  • Possess conflict resolution and problem-solving skills;
  • Be approachable and work in a confidential manner;
  • Possess valid Class 5 Drivers license; must be willing to travel locally to banks and airport on a regular basis as required, some provincial travel may be required;
  • Have knowledge of guidelines and reporting requirements of the ISETS Program an asset;
  • Ability to speak a First Nation language is an asset;

Interested candidates are invited to submit in confidence, a cover letter with resume along with two work related references by 4:00pm on Friday, March 5, 2021 to Dorothy Smith at [email protected].

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is provided. A complete job description is available upon request. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in employment with MKO, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.