Expression of Interest - Intern - Senior Accounting Clerk

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Closing date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: FIN Financial Shared Services

Job Code: 16374

Salary: $62,946 - $75,153

Job: Full-Time

Term: Temporary

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About the Job

Limited Competition

Intern placements are available to Northern graduates.  A northern graduate is an individual who has graduated with a diploma or degree from a designated post-secondary institution within a 24 month period prior to applying to the Internship Program or will complete all academic requirements for his/her program within 6 months of applying to the Internship Program. Applications to any intern job posting will only be accepted if you are registered to the Internship Program. For more information on the updated Internship Program including eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit www.gnwtjobs.ca/interns.

Department Information

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically. This mandate also includes the recruitment and retention of a competent public service that is representative of the people it serves and the development of programs and services that effectively serve the human resource needs of the public service.

Job Information

Located in Yellowknife and reporting to a Manager, Operations, the Intern Senior Accounting Clerk provides financial transaction processing support for all GNWT departments, NWTHC, Boards, Agencies and Authorities. The position is responsible to assist in ensuring the accuracy of transaction processing (accounts payable and accounts receivable, as well as employee related compensation and benefits information) in the GNWT's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:
•    Knowledge of accounting / bookkeeping practices;
•    Knowledge of accounting theory and generally accepted accounting principles;
•    Ability to organize time effectively and meet deadlines.
•    Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
•    Strong computer skills including in depth knowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
•    Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and strong written communication skills;
•    Ability to work independently in an organized and effective manner through time management skills;
•    Ability to write in Plain English in order to communicate complex concepts in plain, brief language.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by  the completion of a Commerce / Business degree with a concentration in Accounting.  Enrollment or a desire to enroll in the CPA Canada Professional Education Program or the CPA Canada Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance would be considered an asset.

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Term Position

This job opening is for up to 2 years.

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $32.28 per hour to $38.54 per hour (approximately $62,946 - $75,153.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.

Eligibility

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

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 #16374

Closing Date: January 17, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

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
jobsyk@gov.nt.ca