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Finance Officer
Finance Officer

Finance Officer

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $68,000 - $81,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

Aurora College's mission is to demonstrate leadership in the delivery of relevant and meaningful education and research rooted in strong connections to Northern land, tradition, community and people.

Job Information

Reporting to the Manager of Finance, the Finance Officer approves and processes financial transactions and documents, in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, The Financial Administration Manual, the Public Service Act, Aurora College Act, the Human Resources Manual and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The position authorizes and approves transaction for payment up to the delegated signing authority for a wide range of accounts payable transaction and for a widespread of program expenditures for programs. The incumbent identifies non-compliance, recommend methods to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the system, policies or procedures and to strengthen applicable internal controls. The position ensures the financial transactions processed in accordance with government policies and under the proper accounting standards.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Finance Officer provides a wide range of accounting and financial services for programs. The incumbent works with limited supervision. The position is responsible for processing accounts payable and receivable transactions. This includes approving and processing commitment documents for payment, coding and processing supplier/vendor payments and completing year-end functions associated with accounts payable including VISA, accounts receivable and float.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
  • A Business Administration Diploma concentration in accounting or equivalent,
  • Supplemented by one year of financial/accounting experience that is specific to the job requirements

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620
[email protected]

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.