New Job Director, Finance In Northwest Territories

Director, Finance
Director, Finance

Director, Finance

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Salary : $133,000–$190,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Department Information

The Department of Health and Social Services works under the direction of the Minister and Deputy Minister, in partnership with the Health and Social Services Authorities, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the NWT through planning, development, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.

HSS is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. HSS strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.

Job Information

Reporting directly to the Assistant Deputy Minister, Finance, Policy and Planning. The Director of Finance is accountable for financial planning, implementation, monitoring, analysis and evaluation of the financial activities of the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA), the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority (HRHSSA) and the T¿¿¿cho¿ Community Services Agency (TCSA).

The Director of Finance is the most senior financial position in the health and social system, and provides expert, strategic advice and recommendations to the Chief Executive Officers of the 3 Authorities, the Assistant Deputy Minister Finance Policy and Planning, the Deputy Minister and other members of the Senior Management Team on financial matters, including options and alternatives for addressing issues. The incumbent also plays a lead role as a member of the HSS Leadership and Senior Management Teams and actively participates in the development of strategic and business plans and the identification of key goals and objectives.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

This level of knowledge, skill and ability is typically attained through the completion of a university degree in a related field (Administration, Business, Commerce, Finance) coupled with a recognized professional accounting designation (ie. CGA, CMA, or CA) and at least 5 years directly related work experience including at least 4 years at a managerial level in a complex organization, with added benefit if direct experience in a Public Service environment. The incumbent’s experience should reflect involvement in decision making, team management and strategic planning and in fields of finance and administration.

Experience in health or social services setting would be a definite asset.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
[email protected]

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