|Community Development Officer, Finance|
Community Development Officer, Finance
Company : Nunavut Government
Salary : $95,882–$108,810 a year
Location : Nunavut
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2021. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.
Reporting to the District Comptroller, the incumbent is responsible for developing the financial and administration delivery capability of Local Housing Organizations (LHO) through training, support, assistance and monitoring. The incumbent also assists the District Comptroller in providing administrative and financial accounting support to the Regional Office on O&M and major and minor capital construction projects.
The incumbent will be involved in ensuring the day-to-day and ongoing operation of the LHO. The O&M and Capital budgets are administered jointly by the District Office and the Community partners, the Municipalities and LHOs of the region. The incumbent will be responsible for monitoring and assisting our partners in the actual program delivery. Highly developed interpersonal skills and in particular clarity in information dissemination is a prerequisite for the position. Together with the District Comptroller and District finance staff, this team will ensure the proper administration and financial control of the District budgets. The incumbent will represent the organization with the intention of maintaining a good image and improved public relations with the communities.
The Community Development Officer-Finance ensures compliance with the LHO Management Agreement by ensuring the LHOs meet the monthly reporting requirements as stipulated in the Agreement. This position ensures that statutory mandatory requirements from the OAG are met by ensuring that timelines are adhered to in order to meet the NHC year-end audit which has an impact on the NHC’s GN reporting requirements.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job would be attained through the completion of a university degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting and/or Finance and three (3) years of related work experience in the finance field.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.
Completion of the 3rd level of a recognized accounting designation program and Operational experience with an LHO, Crown Corporation or a Government finance department would be assets.
Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
- Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
- Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
- Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.