The OTC Finance team is responsible for all operational activities including payment, payroll and receivable processing, internal control management, the administration of staff pension and benefit programs and financial reporting for the operational activities and program services. The Finance Department strives to be a fiscal role model for member First Nations and, in so doing, works to establish and maintain current accounting, auditing and reporting standards
Additionally, financial management support and guidance is available to member First Nations. This support involves a focus on financial planning, reporting, management and system development training and advising. This includes such areas as, capital financing and liaising with various financial institutions and funding agencies as well as assisting with the formulation, drafting and implementation of financial policies, financing. The OTC may also provide member communities with guidance through remedial management and repayment plans and tender development for services including Banking, Insurance and Audit.
In terms of financial development, the OTC also assists with community initiatives such as the development and implementation of corporate entities, partnerships and other profit or not-for profit enterprises. The OTC also supports economic development functions, such as the creation or review of business plans.
Mark Dubé is the Chief Financial Officer for Ogemawahj Tribal Council where he has utilized his extensive Management, Finance, Accounting, Project Management, Economic Development, and Auditing experience to support the OTC and its member First Nations for almost twenty years.Read More
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration – Management and a Diploma in Accounting and is currently working towards his Certified Aboriginal Financial Management professional designation.
Andrea Edgar is a member of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation. Andrea has a two-year certificate in Business Administration/Accounting from Georgian College in Barrie and is currently studying Public Administration and Governance through First Nations Technical Institute and Ryerson University.Read More
In her role as Administrative Assistant Sherry works at keeping the office operations organized, efficient, and smooth. Day to day, Sherry provides administrative support, which includes directing phone calls, juggling schedules, making travel arrangements, managing office supplies, and whatever else it takes to help the team be more productive.
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