New Job Finance & Admin Officer In Northwest Territories

Finance & Admin Officer
Finance & Admin Officer

Finance & Admin Officer

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $83,000–$99,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The Finance and Administration Officer reports to the Comptroller and is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the day to day financial, accounting and payroll system within the DDEC central office. The Finance and Administration Officer works independently and is responsible for the day to day operations of specific tasks. The Officer is responsible for maintaining and monitoring internal controls with the Division office and for monitoring the financial reports and processes of the DDEC, schools and DEAs.

  • sound knowledge of financial and administrative policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting principles
  • specific knowledge in the areas of budgeting processes, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledgers, bank reconciliations and year-end financial procedures
  • knowledge of payroll systems and procedures and an understanding of payroll deductions and remittances.
  • familiar with computer hardware and accounting software.
  • sound decision making skills.
  • familiarity with, and sensitivity to, the people and cultures of the division.
  • analytical and problem solving skills
  • effective verbal, written and listening communications skills
  • attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • effective organizational skills
  • computer skills including computerized accounting programs, word processing, advanced spreadsheet skills, email and Internet
  • time management skills

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by;
The above knowledge, skills and abilities would typically be attained by education in a professional and university level accounting program. At least one year work experience in an intermediate position would also be necessary to attain the required qualifications. The person should also be bonded or eligible for a bond application.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Dehcho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
9602 100 STREET
BOX 240
Tel (867) 695-7233
Fax (867) 695-3254
[email protected]

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