Matawa First Nations Management

Site: Matawa First Nations Management

Service: Financial Advisory Services

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Assists with enhancing member community's management, administration and quality of life by delivering financial, management and governance advisory services 
  • Collaborates with the First Nations to address financial and personnel management by providing capacity development to local managers, administration staff, schools, health centers and nursing stations 
  • Provides support for preparation of funding proposals for various community initiatives 
  • Maintains and updates resources on management practices and documentation, policies and procedures, and governance codes; available for community use upon request 
  • Supports the Band Manager's Committee (BMC) which develops governance and management policies and practices while sharing experiences and best practices
Provides advisory services for community finance personnel in following areas: 
  • Audit preparation 
  • Computerized accounting and bookkeeping 
  • Financial planning 
  • Reporting 
  • Policy development 
  • Preparation of funding proposals
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Constance Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Ginoogaming First Nation ; Long Lake 58 First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; Webequie First Nation
  • Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Matawa Region 
  • Focus is for Band Managers and Finance Managers 
  • Community members are able to access services and information for their jobs, programs and businesses
Application Services are accessed through direct communication with Matawa First Nations Management
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-344-4575
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-2249
Fax 807-344-2977
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Primary Contact Sarah Moonias, Receptionist; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 2001
Primary Executive Neil Miller, Manager, Finance and Administration; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3674; Email:
Alternate Executive Andrew Yesno, Manager, Financial Advisory Services; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 6523; Email:
Site Location North Ward, Matawa Building
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 233 Court St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2X9
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Intersection Court St S and John St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels ; Lower level not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Elections Board elections during Annual General Meeting
Meetings Annual General Meeting (AGM) during final week of July