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Finance Officer

  • Nunavut Government

  • Iqaluit, NU

  • Posting Date: Jun 28, 2022

  • Expiry Date: Jul 15, 2022

  • Job ID: 26130

Expired FEATURED SPONSORED Full time Finance Government

Job Description

Community:IqaluitReference number:13-507250Type of employment:IndeterminateType of Employment 2:This employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees residing in Iqaluit only.Union Status:This position is included in the Nunavut Employees UnionSalary:$81,861 to $92,918 per year, 37.5 hours/weekNorthern Allowance:$15,016 per yearNo staff housing availableClosing Date:Friday, July 15, 2022 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees residing in Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Services, the Finance Officer is responsible for providing accounting services such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue operations, analyses, reports, financial advice and support to clients and other assigned administration duties in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), financial and applicable legislation, policies, procedures, control processes and collective agreements to ensure quality financial and client services,

The Finance Officer is assigned administrative responsibilities such as travel arrangements and contracts with internal and external service providers and stakeholders which impact cost effective arrangements, client satisfaction, effective internal and external relationships including work unit effectiveness. This position enters data in various systems from a variety of source documents and determines appropriate accounts and applies coding and verifies sufficient funds. The Finance Officer provides financial expertise and delivers department-wide training to departmental employees on the correct interpretation and application of financial legislation, policy, processes, and collective agreements. Also, this position coordinates department-wide financial requirements which impacts the quality of system-wide financial documentation and operations.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Diploma in a related field, along with two (2) years of relevant finance experience in a computerized environment. Experience in providing advisory services to clients is required. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

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.

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 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.


Department of Human Resources (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 430 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: 867-975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: 867-975-6220

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