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Senior Fiscal Advisor-Budget Development
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Director, Expenditure Management the Senior Fiscal Advisor ensures that the Government of Nunavut’s budgetary systems are designed in such a way that is effective and efficient in meeting government budget and expenditure forecast needs. The Advisor develops and recommends changes to the budgeting structures/systems that enhance the Government of Nunavut’s budget development process.
The Advisor is responsible for developing, adapting and maintaining the government budgeting system’s processes, procedures and templates. The Advisor is responsible for making a final recommendation for a budgeting system for the Government of Nunavut. The Advisor may be assigned other duties which include participation in the development and coordination of the annual budget development process, support departments during the development of the Main and Capital Estimates, and review the government’s estimates to ensure compliance with Cabinet/Financial Management Board’s direction, completeness, and accuracy; assist both the Manager Capital Budget Development and the Manager, Operations and Maintenance Budget Development on development financial documentation for union negotiations and other duties arising during union negotiations. The advisor leads special research and development projects for the Financial Management Board, departments or in support of other government fiscal initiatives.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a completion of a recognized bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management, Public Administration, Economics or in other related fields from a recognized post-secondary institution and a minimum of three years’ experience in a Public Sector environment including budgeting. Experience must include providing advice to senior management in the public sector environment.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. A professional accounting designation and knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit will be considered an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.