Accounting Clerk – Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselling Association of NS

“Screening Process In Place”

“Child Abuse Registry & Police Check is ‘MANDATORY’”


Salary: Based on NADACA wage Scale & Qualifications


The Accounting clerk will be working directly with the finance department under the direction of the Executive Director, the accounting clerk will be responsible for the maintenance of accounting bank reconciliations; prepare bi-weekly payroll and related payroll matters including yearend submissions to Revenue Canada; prepare monthly trial balance and budget reports; assist in making financial preparations and in conducting program review and internal audits; will be responsible for accounts receivable and accounts payable, including, matching invoices, issuing requisitions and cheques, paying travel expenses and meeting claims.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for typing routine correspondence, reports, payroll and financial summaries, etc

QUALIFICATIONS – Minimum entrance qualifications for the position.

  1. Must have completed Grade 12 or equivalent and two (2) years’ experience in accounting.
  2. Associate degree in business or accounting will be an asset.
  3. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures.
  4. Must have a good knowledge of computers, word processing and spreadsheet software such as Simply Accounting and Excel, etc.
  5. Must have experience in the maintenance of complete double entry accounting system, including the preparation of monthly and year end statements.
  6. Must be familiar with the operation of various office machines and filing system.
  7. Must be able to compile statistical data.
  8. Must have a working knowledge of First Nations language, culture and spirituality.
  9. Must show evidence of a healthy lifestyle and be actively maintaining, practicing abstinence of drugs and alcohol.
  10. Must be willing to take relevant training and participate in ongoing training programs.
  11. Must have 2 professional references.

The selection committee may exercise discretionary judgement in waiving academic requirements in lieu of combined experience and training relating to the positon.

In accordance with the Human Rights Exemption, preference will be given to registered status Indians as defined in the Indian Act.  Screening of applicants in effect which includes Police background checks.

If you have any questions, please email Ramona Gould at or call at (902) 379-2267

Resumes & Applications of employment will be accepted until closing time (4:00 pm)




Please Submit Applications along with resume and two letters of reference to:

Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselling Assn. of NS

Attn: Ramona Gould – Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

Eskasoni, Cape Breton, NS     B1W 1A6