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Admin, Finance | Payroll

Gitxaała territories stretch from the Nass River to Aristazabel Island, on the north coast of what is now British Columbia.

The Gitxaała , also known as Git Lax M’oon, people of the saltwater  are one of the most ancient societies on the coast. The village of Lach Klan (Kitkatla, BC) has been continuously inhabited since time immemorial.

Gitxaała hereditary leaders from the four clans, Gisputwada, Ganhada, Lax’sgiik and Laxgibuu, manage and protect their territories and resources according to their ayaawx, traditional laws. Gitxaała harvesters use almost 100 different marine and terrestrial resources to feed their community. Gitxaała citizens, currently numbering 2094, wherever they reside, celebrate their history, practice their traditions, respect their laws, and cherish their lands, waters and resources.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Payroll Specialist is responsible for maintaining and processing payroll.

Relationship Building and Teamwork

  • Establish and foster strong working relationships within and external to the Nation.
  • Maintain composure and perspective in difficult situations and in managing conflict.

Client Service and Engagement

  • Handle inquiries and requests for information in a respectful, professional and client-centric manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all data.
  • Must follow Nations Code of Ethics.
  • Must confirm the importance of understanding Confidentiality.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position and as assigned by Director of Finance.


  • Strong knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Knowledge of accounting software/system including Sage and AIS
  • Knowledge of privacy legislation and policies
  • Best practices in policies, procedures in finance legislation, including privacy legislation
  • Prepare reports using MS office suite (word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability working with vulnerable persons
  • Understand and promote Gitxaala Nation’s culture, language and values including the Sm’algyax culture and integrate it into service delivery. 

While we recognize the value of diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from all individuals, in accordance with section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code; candidates of Indigenous background are encouraged to self-identify on their application.


When applying for this position, please forward cover letter, resume and references to the Human Resources Manager.


June 5, 2024


Victoria Vickers, Human Resources Manager                                            EMAIL:    

We thank all applicants for their interest, please note that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted.

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