Financial Planning & Budget Coordinator

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Closing date: Oct 19, 2018

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE FCP Divisional Support

Job Code: 16139

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) provides the residents of the Northwest Territories with access to quality programs, services and support to assist them in making informed and productive choices for themselves and their families with regard to education, training, careers, employment and labour, child development, languages, culture and heritage.

Job Information

The Financial Planning and Budget Coordinator takes the lead role in the budgetary coordination for the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE).  In accordance with Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) acts and policies, Department of Finance instructions and senior management direction, the position ensures systems and processes are in place to facilitate and coordinate the budget planning, development, management and analysis of the department program budgets including ensuring adequate information is available for appropriate resource allocation decisions.  This position plays a key role in the preparation and consolation of major budgetary exercises such as the Business Plan and Main Estimates.

Located in Yellowknife, the incumbent reports to the Manager of Financial Planning and is part of a team of financial and administrative specialists that provide financial, accounting and program support to various divisions.  In addition, this position provides advice and direction to outside agencies, regional staff, financial procedures and the interpretation and application of financial acts and policies to ensure full compliance.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by completion of Degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting in Canada, and completion of recognized Canadian professional designation (CGA, CA, CMA, CPA) as well as three (3) years directly related experience.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16139       

Closing Date: october 19, 2018 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

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Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445