This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Under the direction of the Director Corporate Services, the Manager, Financial Planning and Budget (Manager) has department-wide responsibilities for providing comprehensive financial planning and strategic advice, preparation of the Department’s Main Estimates, Capital Estimates and Plan, Three Year Expenditure Forecasts, assisting with Business Cases, Financial Management Board Submissions, and assisting in preparing the Business Plan. This position provides oversight on the Department’s divisional budgets to ensure signed contracts are in place, budget controls are maintained, accounting procedures are followed, revenues and expenditures are accurately recorded, and appropriate interim and final financial reports are completed in a timely manner. The position ensures suitable financial controls are in place.
The position supports Senior Management requirements by coordinating and preparing special reports and ad hoc financial reports when necessary. The Manager provides direction to a subordinate Budget Analyst and Contracts Administrator in the team effort to solve problems and provide financial advice for the benefit of the entire department. This position directs year-end procedures and financial reporting for headquarters divisions and regional offices. Additionally, the Manager is responsible for coordinating the execution of approved budgets, monthly Variance Analysis reporting, and leading the budget-related training and orientation to Departmental Senior Managers and Program Officers by the Budget Analyst.
The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or similar, along with three (3) years of financial planning, budgeting, accounting and finance experience (management or senior officer level). One (1) year experience in managing staff and/or leading a team is essential.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. The ability to speak more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is an asset. Completion of Canadian-recognized professional accounting designation (CPA) is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.