AMENDED Accounting Clerk

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Finance
Job ID: 18091
Salary: $67,782 - $80,945
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Feb 21, 2020

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 kilometres of Inuvik, NT.

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


  • Basic knowledge of employee benefits and general financial statement information is required;

  • Ability to effectively enter employee benefits and payroll data into the HRIS (People Soft) ERP

  • Ability to understand interpret and apply rules and regulations of legislation, employment agreements, manuals and other payroll principles

  • Ability to collect, review, understand and effectively address complaints concerning earnings, benefit coverages and deductions for various employee types

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to organize time effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work with people in an effective, positive and tactful manner.

  • Proficient in the use of desktop software applications

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Grade 12 and 1 year of related coursework, with 2 years of related experience; OR 5 years’ related experience, preferably in a public service environment.

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
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620

More Information

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $34.76 per hour (approximately $67,782.00. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate 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 # 18091         

Closing Date: February 22, 2020 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time