Your Work Plan

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What’s in your work plan?

After the FMB has worked with you to get a clear picture of where your First Nation is at now, we can help you create a work plan to get you to where you want to be.

The work plan is about your First Nation’s needs, resources, and Financial Administration Law (FAL). It walks you through the things that need to be done to bring your FAL to life in some important areas:


How your First Nation makes decisions, including who makes them. This could include policies around:

  • Policies and procedures
  • Staff roles and responsibilities
  • Code of conduct
  • Finance and Audit Committee
  • Appointment of key staff
  • External audits
  • Reporting of pay and expenses

Information Management

How your First Nation uses software and other systems to manage information. This could include policies around:

  • Information technology
  • Record keeping and information privacy


How your First Nation manages budgeting, reporting, borrowing, and other finance activities. This could include policies around:

  • Planning across all activities
  • Financial and day-to-day reporting
  • Account and cash management
  • Spending
  • Buying
  • Borrowing money
  • Managing risk
  • Capital assets and projects
  • Finance practices improvement

Human Resources

How your First Nation hires, trains, and manages the people who work for the community. This could include policies around:

  • Organizational chart
  • Staff information management
  • Hiring
  • Firing
  • Performance reviews
  • Staff conduct

Local Revenues

If your First Nation collects local revenues , we can support you in developing policies around:

  • Taxation
  • Bank accounts
  • Property assessments and tax rates
  • Local revenues spending
  • Local revenues reporting
  • Local revenues investing

Ready to work with us?

Get started or contact us for more information or to arrange a telephone conference or community visit.