Manager, Financial Reporting and Collections

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Location: Yellowknife

Department: FIN Reporting

Job Code: 14134

Salary: $114,524 - $136,715

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Minister and the Department of Finance have the mandate for obtaining, managing and controlling the financial resources required to implement the Government of the Northwest Territories' policies and programs.  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. The Minister and Department are also mandated with regulating the insurance industry and controlling the sale of alcohol products in the Northwest Territories.


Job Information

The Manager, Financial Reporting and Collections is accountable to the Assistant Comptroller General for the preparation of the Governments consolidated financial statements (section I of the Public Accounts), non-consolidated financial statements (section II of the Public Accounts) and other financial reports, on a timely basis. Production of the Public Accounts and other reports are required by statue for tabling in the Legislative Assembly within statutory timelines. The incumbent supervises a staff of nine (9) employees (four (4) directly, five (5) indirectly) in the course of administering and supervising the timely recording, reconciling and reporting of transactions, collection of outstanding receivables, timely entry of tangible capital assets and reconciliation of GNWT bank accounts and other general ledger accounts

Candidates must have experience in the preparation of consolidated and non-consolidated financial statements.

Candidates should also have thorough knowledge of accounting theory, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles PSA standards and guidelines (financial reporting standards for the public sector). Candidates will require excellent management, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Typically, the above qualifications would be obtained through acquisition of recognized accounting designation (CA, CMA, or CGA) and five (5) years plus of progressive accounting experience, including the complete responsibility preparation of complex consolidated and non-consolidated financial statements.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.



Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

 A job offer may be contingent upon a satisfactory criminal record check.


Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14134        

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Human Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
Laing Building 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $58.73 per hour (approximately $114,524.00. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.00.