Trust Administrator

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Trust Administrator

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 11, 2020
Type Full Time
Company First Nations Bank of Canada
Location Vancouver, BC
Category Legal / Paralegal
Client First Nations Bank of Canada
Contact Information
[email protected]

Trust Administrator

The Company:

First Nations Bank of Canada (“FNBC”) is a competitive, service-oriented Canadian chartered bank focused on providing financial services to the Indigenous marketplace in Canada. As a leader in the provision of financial services to Indigenous Peoples, FNBC is an advocate for the growth of the Indigenous economy and the economic well-being of Indigenous Peoples and increases shareholder value by participating in and promoting such growth and development.

As a majority Indigenous-owned and controlled entity (over 80%), this federally regulated financial institution focuses primarily on serving the financial services needs of Indigenous customers across the country through a network of full-service branches, community banking centres and electronic banking channels. The Bank continues to develop innovative products and services to meet the needs of its core Indigenous markets.

FNBC is a member of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Canadian Payments Association, and is an approved mortgage lender with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, as well as the First Nations Market Housing Fund.

For more information on First Nations Bank of Canada, please visit

Based on our experience and strong relationships with Indigenous communities, FNBC has identified a growing demand for trustee and trust administrative agent services. Driven by an increase in land claim settlements, resource revenue settlements and special purpose vehicles established for structured finance and project finance transactions, the demand for highly ethical trustee and trust administrative agent services for Indigenous groups and organizations is clear.

Answering this market need, FNBC has formed a wholly owned trust company, First Nations Bank Indigenous Trust Services (FNB Trust). The primary objective of FNB Trust is to act in the best interests of the trusts and their beneficiaries. With a commitment to fulfilling the mandates intended by the settlors of the trusts, FNB Trust supports and enhances the capacity of the trusts and the trustees across Canada in alignment with FNBC’s mission toward long-term economic well-being of Indigenous Peoples.

The Challenge:

Reporting directly to the Vice-President of FNB Trust, the Trust Administrator will be accountable for administration of all client trust accounts. As a Trust Administrator, you are a trusted and experienced professional. You are responsible for supporting trust client service goals by ensuring all administrative requirements associated with each client trust agreement and account are met, in collaboration with the Trust Officer, the Vice-President of FNB Trust and FNB’s Compliance and Risk function. You are client-focused and efficient, with a strong sense of proactivity and effective at working in a team. You are a proven, highly skilled professional with experience in trust administration of varying complexity, and within the scope of your role you will need to plan, administer and report in accordance with the terms and conditions of client trust agreements.


This position will be based on reserve lands in Vancouver, B.C..


  • Proven experience in and understanding of terms of trust accounts and agreements
  • Effective at building and maintaining client and team collaboration
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities without losing focus on key accountabilities
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal communication and negotiation skills and professionalism
  • Deep understanding of Indigenous trust administration and a demonstrated ability to work in an environment that demands tact, objectivity and sensitivity
  • Strong change management skills and ability to adopt technology and reporting platform changes to support operational improvements, etc

Education and Other Requirements:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • Minimum of 3 years of directly-related experience
  • Proven success in Indigenous trust account administration

Make FNB Trust your First Choice!

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

We thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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