Full-Time Temporary Accounting Clerk

Temporary, Full-Time Accounting Clerk
Kamloops Office

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking a temporary, full-time Accounting Clerk to support the work of our organization and assist in carrying out the mandates as directed by UBCIC’s member Nations. The successful candidate will work with and report to the Finance Manager.

About the UBCIC

The UBCIC is a not-for-profit organization representing and taking direction from over 100 First Nations in BC. Our aim is to protect and advance the political and territorial rights of Indigenous people in BC. We support Indigenous Peoples at regional, national, and international forums. The UBCIC’s mandate is to work towards the implementation, exercise, and recognition of our inherent Title, Rights, and Treaty Rights, and to protect our lands, waters, and resources through the exercise and implementation of our own laws and jurisdiction. The UBCIC strengthens First Nations to assert and implement their Aboriginal Title, Rights, Treaty Rights, and Right of Self-Determination as Peoples. The UBCIC upholds the principles and standards articulated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for the establishment and maintenance of a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity, well-being, and rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Providing accounting and clerical support to the Finance Department.
  • Processing incoming mail.
  • Coding and entering expense reports.
  • Entering and processing accounts payable and receivable.
  • Reconciling accounts.
  • Ordering office materials.
  • Maintain filing and record keeping systems – physical and online.
  • Reporting to and working closely with the UBCIC Administrative Director and Finance Manager.


  • Minimum of one year experience as an accounting clerk.
  • Experience in full cycle accounting preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with SAGE300 preferred.
  • Basic understanding of accounting procedures.
  • Accurate data entry skills

The successful candidate will:

  • Be interested in working collaboratively with staff across the organization.
  • Be an excellent problem solver.
  • Have a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Be a patient and clear communicator.
  • Have strong reading and writing skills.
  • Be organized.
  • Be flexible, adaptable, and open to change as the organization and its needs grow.
  • Be relationship-driven in approach.
  • Be willing to travel for work.

What we offer:

Salary: $38,000.00-$53,000.00 per annum, pro-rated to three-month term.

Hours: 35 hours/week – 3-month term with possibility of extension.

Start Date: Immediate

Work Format: In office, Kamloops, BC.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to the attention of the Administrative Director. If sending by email, please send to [email protected]. We thank all candidates for their interest and regret that only those candidates who are shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs hires based on merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. However, qualified Indigenous applicants will be given priority.

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