Manager Financial Reporting

Community and Government Services
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Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
April 25, 2014

Manager Financial Reporting

Department of Community & Government Services

Iqaluit, Nunavut


Reporting to the Director, Financial Services, the Manager of Financial Reporting is responsible for financial analysis and internal and external reporting to various partners including Federal Government agencies, GN Departments and Government of Nunavut Central agencies.  The role is required to have sound knowledge of current trends and developments regarding professional standards in financial management and accounting. Knowledge of financial analysis techniques, financial reporting and auditing methodologies and internal control principles is required. This position is accountable for the overall planning and management of CGS’s financial reporting function including the department’s operating and maintenance budget and the capital budget. The Manager Financial Reporting oversees the consistency in the implementation of financial policies across the whole Department; monitors transactions; initiates corrective processes and designs preventative controls in financial processing. The incumbent supervises the Senior Financial Reporting Analyst and the Senior Financial Analyst, Capital Projects.


This position requires a recognized Canadian accounting designation (CGA, CMA or CA) along with a university degree with specialization in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or Economics. Excellent knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) is required. The Manager Financial Reporting must have considerable experience in managing and supervising accounting professionals, preferably in a unionized environment. Experience leading or participating in the year-end financial reporting process is critical for this position. Experience working with internal and external auditors, managing relationships with third party funding partners and senior management is needed. Candidates must have experience developing or participating in the development of policies, procedures and internal controls. Working knowledge of complex financial processing systems such as FreeBalance is considered an asset.


Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset. Equivalencies that consist of a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education and experience requirements will be considered.


This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union and has a starting salary of $101,498.00 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $15,016.00 per annum.


REFERENCE: 14-501611                                Closing Date: April 25, 2014 (Midnight EST)



  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
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Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

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