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Manager, Finance and Administration

Groups: 
Education
Community: 
Kugluktuk
Reference number: 
09-504570
Type of employment: 
Indeterminate
Union Status: 
This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Salary: 
$99,743.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 22,042.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
27 April 2018

If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a 3 year term.

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Kitikmeot School Operations, the Manager, Finance and Administration provides/directs the provision of financial and administrative support and guidance to the Regional Office, District Education Authorities (DEAs), and school administrators with a view to facilitate effective operations; ensure adequate availability of critical resources and position the Region to successfully deliver on its mandate.

The Manager, Finance and Administration provides support and services to all regional staff as part of their responsibility to ensure the Region operates within established requirements. While this position reports to the Executive Director, the incumbent collaborates with other senior departmental staff, staff in Headquarters, to successfully achieve the fiduciary and administrative goals/objectives of the Regional School Operations. To this end, the incumbent coordinates budget development activities; provides budget variance analysis, inclusive of identifying potential financial or operational issues, recommends appropriate course of action, etc., prepares year-end financial reports, establishes, maintains and enhances systems of internal control to ensure expenditures are processed in accordance with the Financial Administration Manual, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, etc.

In Nunavut, community education programs are overseen by the elected members of the District Education Authorities. The incumbent will actively support the DEAs and their staff by providing advice and guidance, such as troubleshooting accounting challenges, as and when needed, assuming control of DEA accounting systems and bank accounts when local staff are not available to undertake those responsibilities, and monitoring activities to ensure they continue to adhere to the legislation, policies, agreements, stipulations, guiding the use and management of Public funds.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to undertake the responsibilities of this position come from having a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration and 5 years of progressive accounting experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • 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. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact: 
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: (867) 983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: (867) 983-4041
Email: hrkitikmeot@gov.nu.ca
www.gov.nu.ca/finance