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Senior Finance Clerk

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Type of employment: 
Type of Employment 2: 
$ 70,083
Northern Allowance: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 12:00am

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit in Pangnirtung only.

Reporting to the Manager Finance, the Senior Finance Clerk (Sr. Clerk) provides accounts payable, accounts receivable and revenue services, including data entry, verification, reconciliation, investigation, correction, reporting, assigned administrative services and advice to clients in accordance with financial and other applicable legislation, policies, procedures, processes and collective agreements, to ensure accurate and timely processing of records and effective client services, in accordance with financial goals and objectives of the Government of Nunavut.

The Sr. Clerk impacts the timeliness, verification, correction and accuracy of accounts payable. Accounts receivable and revenue information and reports. This impacts timely and correct payments to employees and suppliers, the secure handling and deposit of revenues, accurate financial reports for management decision making at the Departmental level, and the reputation of the Department and the Government of Nunavut internally and externally.

The incumbent takes the lead in providing input to procedures, controls and tools governing accounting operations and other assigned services. Maintains and reviews tracking logs and registers, and follows-up on outstanding issues. Reconciles and balances various general ledger accounts (ie. Travel, insurance claims, vendor), investigates and resolves error. Advises the supervisor on the status of issues and seeks guidance on more difficult problems. Provides other services in such areas as travel arrangements, office supply and accounting form inventory control and purchasing. Provides back-up support to assigned staff (ie. Reception, mail and general administration), and support during peak periods.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually acquired through a high school diploma, along with one year of relevant finance experience in a computerized environment, as well as experience in providing client services.  

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit 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.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Expiry Options: 
Has closing date