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Senior Finance Clerk

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If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a term until July 8, 2023
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Closing Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2020

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

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Officer, the Senior Finance 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. The incumbent will ensure accurate and timely processing of records and effective client services, in accordance with the financial goals and objectives of the Government of Nunavut.

The Senior Finance Clerk affects the timely verification, correction and accuracy of accounts payable, accounts receivable and revenue information and reports. This position impacts payment to employees and suppliers, the secure handling and deposit of revenues, accurate financial reports for management decision making at the Department level, and the reputation of the Department and the Government of Nunavut internally and externally. The incumbent is also responsible for administrative responsibilities such as travel and making contacts with internal and external service providers and stakeholders ensuring cost effective arrangements, client satisfaction, effective relationships, and work unit effectiveness. The incumbent also provides advice across the assigned Department(s) enhance compliance with legislation and policy requirements.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a High School Diploma, along with one (1) year of relevant finance experience in a computerized environment. Experience in providing client services is also required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French. 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, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies


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Has closing date