This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Regional Director, the Regional Manager, Finance is responsible for ensuring the appropriate and effective internal financial controls are in place and followed and that financial transactions are processed in a timely manner in accordance with Government of Nunavut acts, regulations, policies and departmental procedures. This position works closely with Family Services Corporate Services Division and various program managers in the Region in the development and control of the regional budget and providing monthly budget variance analysis, including both identifying and recommending the appropriate course of action if warranted, as well as year-end projections to the Regional Director and Corporate Services at Headquarters.
The incumbent is responsible for financial operations, human resource services, and administrative matters in order to effectively administer and provide financial support for the regional operations.
The incumbent directly supervises staff/s and provides Financial and Administration services to Family Services Regional operations, including Children and Family Services, the Income Assistance office and Career Development offices. The incumbent is responsible for managing the regional budget, payments to Hamlets, Daycares and students as well as businesses providing services to the Regional Office; meeting services, consulting/facilitator contracts, O&M payments.
Knowledge in accounting, budgeting and forecasting, financial management, contracting and purchasing practice, human resource management, and working knowledge of human resources environment, knowledge of the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and strong analytical skills are required for this position.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through an undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or similar, along with minimum of 3 successful years of related accounting and finance experience, and 1 year of experience supervising staff and/or leading a team.
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.
The completion of recognized professional accounting designation (CPA) is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.