AMENDED - Financial Operations Specialist

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Closing date: Nov 30, 2017

Location: Yellowknife

Department: JUS Corporate Services

Job Code: 14876

Salary: $79,658 - $95,102

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and aboriginal values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.



Job Information

The Financial Operations Specialist reports to the Assistant Director, Corporate Services and is located in Yellowknife. This position is responsible for directing, interpreting and aligning business systems within a variety of legislative requirements all unique to the various program areas supported. It provides advice, assistance and critical analysis on relevant operational policies, systems and procedures with respect to the variety of programs supported by the Corporate Services division including several independent and arms-length organizations. The duties of the position are carried out in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, several programs specific legislative authorities, GNWT policies, departmental policies, directives and procedures, and in accordance with the Canadian public sector accounting standards.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of a recognized accounting program (CPA, CA/CGA/CMA), or a post-secondary education in accounting and/or financial management, and four years directly related experience.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $40.85 per hour to $48.77 per hour (approximately $79,657.50 - $95,101.50) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.00.


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


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


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 # 14876        

Closing Date: November 30, 2017, 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445