Tara-Lyn was welcomed to the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre Society’s administrative team in early 2020. Born and raised in Terrace, Tara-Lyn is Tsey Keh Dene (Sekani), she belongs to the Bear Totem and is proud to be on her journey of discovering and connecting with her culture.
Tara-Lyn moved to Smithers in 2011 and is happy to call the Bulkley Valley home. With over seven years in the field of accounting, she brings a depth of experience to her role. Her financial management skills, strong work ethic, and attention to detail make Tara-Lyn a perfect fit for the role. Always looking to learn more, Tara-Lyn is continuing her professional development in the area of Business Administration with the goal of becoming a Certified Aboriginal Finance Manager (CAFM)
The Accounts Supervisor is responsible for a number of aspects related to the financial management of the Friendship Centre. Some of these include maintaining the Accounts Receivable Ledger, posting all General Ledger and Payroll journal entries, developing and managing all budgets, and financial reporting to funders and Board members.