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Closing date: Jun 8, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: Business Dev Investment Corp

Job Code: 15534

Salary: $100,016 - $119,418

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Limited Competition

This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.

Department Information

The Business Development and Investment Corporation (BDIC) is an independent Crown Corporation that supports the economic objectives of the Government of the Northwest Territories by encouraging the creation and development of business in the NWT.


Job Information

The Comptroller is responsible for the financial management and financial systems of the NWT Business Development and Investment Corporation and its subsidiaries and investments (BDIC). This position manages the financial, internal control, procurement and information systems and reporting in accordance to related legislation, regulations, directives, policies and principles.

The BDIC is a Crown corporation of the Government of the NWT (GNWT) and provides a range of programs and services to help northern businesses succeed. The BDIC supports the economic objectives of the GNWT by encouraging the creation and development of businesses, providing financial assistance to businesses, and making investments in business enterprises. The BDIC promotes financial independence, assists communities in capturing investment development opportunities, and helps develop a diverse and viable northern economy. The BDIC's role in promoting and maintaining economic development and employment has both economic and social aspects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for the position would be:

  • Knowledge of BDIC’s goals and objectives and the political and social environment in which the BDIC’s programs and services are offered;
  • Knowledge of and ability to analyze and interpret legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of accounting management systems
  • Knowledge of procurement policies and practices
  • Knowledge of financial, investment and accounting principles and practices in accordance to Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Industry practice.
  • Proven analytical and data assessment skills

This position is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Director, Finance and Programs. The Comptroller is responsible for the BDIC's consolidated financial statements, budgets and systems. He/she supervises four positions; the Finance and Budget Officer, the Subsidiary Finance and Budget Officer, the Contract and Information Analyst and the Product Promotion Specialist.

Typically, the qualifications for this position would be attained by a Degree in Business Administration or Commerce, completion of a recognized professional accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA or CPA) and at least 5 years of advanced accounting experience.

More Information

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $51.29 per hour to $61.24 per hour (approximately $100,016 - $119,418.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  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 # 15534         

Closing Date: June 8, 2018 - 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