New Job Finance Officer In Northwest Territories

Finance Officer
Finance Officer

Finance Officer

Company : Government of the Northwest Territories
Salary : $87,000–$104,000 a year
Location : Northwest Territories

Full Description

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Inuvik, NT.

Department Information

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. This mandate also includes the recruitment and retention of a competent public service that is representative of the people it serves and the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.

Job Information

Located in Inuvik and reporting to the Manager, Operations. This position is a technical resource to the Shared Services Centre and performs complex analyses and reconciliations and requires a thorough knowledge of both accounting principles and the GNWT's ERP system. this position has authority for the approval of financial and selected employee transaction processes in the GNWT's ERP system by exercising accounting authority for all expenditures and disbursement control matters, under the shared services model these responsibilities workload demands. Adequate documentation supporting financial transactions is a requirement of this position.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • A working knowledge of GAAP,
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing,
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning systems,
  • Proficient in the use of software applications,
  • Ability to read and understand relevant manuals, regulations, policies, and procedures,
  • Organization and time management skills,
  • Ability to handle deadlines

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

These KSA's would normally be acquired through the successful completion of a relevant undergraduate degree with two years directly related full cycle financial transaction processing experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-8071 Ext 15644
Fax (867) 678-6620
[email protected]

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