Financial Management Officer


Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA. Job Information Located in Inuvik, the Financial Management Officer (Officer) reports to the Supervisor, Financial Operations, and is responsible for preparing, verifying and processing financial documents, assisting with and auditing employee duty travel entry and processing, control and reconciliation of accounts payable, facilitating requisitions for supplies and verification of financial transactions.

This position is responsible for ensuring that financial transactions are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) legislation, regulations, policies and Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) procedures. The incumbent prepares and audits financial documents for accounts payable and receivable, travel expense authorizations and expense claims. Additionally, the position also performs analysis and reconciliations that require a thorough knowledge of both accounting principles and the GNWT’s System for Accountability and Management (SAM). Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Knowledge of and ability to interpret relevant legislation, regulation, policies and procedures. Ability to interpret financial statements and reports. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: Completion of a Business Administration/Accounting Diploma and two (2) years of formal accounting training from a recognized educational institution combined with two (2) years of directly related experience in a financial setting.

GNWT Inquiries Inquiries Only: Inuvik HR Client Service Centre Department of Finance Government of the Northwest Territories 1st FLOOR ALEX MOSES GREENLAND BUILDING BOX 1869 INUVIK, NT X0E 0T0 Tel (867) 678-8071 Ext 15644 Fax (867) 678-6620 Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone. J-18808-Ljbffr



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