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New Job Financial Officer In New Brunswick

Financial Officer
Financial Officer

Financial Officer

Company : Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Salary : $59,211–$83,062 a year
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Fredericton (New Brunswick), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario)
$59,211 to $83,062

For further information on the organization, please visit Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Closing date: 19 June 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Apply online

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.

As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.

***Due to the operational requirements and responsibilities of this type of position, the full-time teleworking option is not being offered (will not be considered).***

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Successful completion of two years of a post-secondary program with specialization in accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics;
Possession of the Government of Canada Financial Management Certificate.

  • Note: Applications will be accepted from candidates who have not yet completed the required education above. Please know that you must meet this essential qualification by the end of August 2022 to be considered.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience working a range of accounting functions and processes such as accounts payable, accounts receivable or other relevant areas in Finance;
  • Experience in providing finance advice and guidance to Managers*;
  • Experience in analyzing financial data;
  • Experience using financial management software and reporting tools i.e. Oracle or SAP.

  • Manager is defined as have supervised 2 employees or more.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Education asset:
A degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics AND experience related to positions in the Financial Management Group;
Eligibility for a recognized professional accounting designation. The recognized professional accounting designations are Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified General Accountant (CGA).

  • Note: Eligibility means the candidate must have completed all the course requirements of the program as well as the work experience required by the association.

Degree equivalency

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
English Essential or Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB and/or CBC/CBC

Information on language requirements

  • Demonstrating integrity and respect;
  • Thinking things through;
  • Working effectively with others; and,
  • Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel ) in a business environment.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Operational Requirements:
  • Availability and willingness to work overtime, sometimes on short notice;
  • Availability and willingness to travel on occasion.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - * May require Secret Clearance depending on position to be staffed.

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: Please submit your application online. We will not consider applications received by email, fax or mail in hard copy documents.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all the asset qualifications or operational requirements. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to the conclusion of the process, may be considered in the assessment of any essential or asset qualifications, including the ability to communicate in writing and orally.

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.

For this appointment process, our intention is to communicate with candidates by email for assessment purposes (including sending invitations for written tests and interviews). Candidates who apply to this selection process must include, in their application, a valid e-mail address and make sure that this address is always functional and accepts messages from unknown users (some e-mail systems block these types of e-mail). If you do not wish to receive your results by e-mail, it is your responsibility to inform us.

Please note that candidates can be eliminated by the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS) based on PSRS screening questions.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.