Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Beaufort-Delta Education Council
Job ID: 20006
Salary: $111,443 - $133,146
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council actively promotes:
• Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural diversity and heritage
• Use of data to inform decisions to improve student achievement
• Working creatively and collaboratively with a variety of partners in education
• Strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills

The Comptroller is the Chief Financial Officer of the Beaufort Delta Divisional Education Council (BDDEC) and is accountable for planning, directing and controlling financial and functions for the Division. Typically hold a degree as a Certified Public Accountant or CMA. Other equivalencies may be considered.


In order to successfully complete the responsibilities and duties of this position, the Comptroller must have a thorough understanding of financial legislation, policies and procedures. S/he must have in-depth knowledge of budgeting, formula funding, financial analysis and reporting including the ability to prepare financial reports and statements, S/he must have a thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the ability to establish and manage accounting systems and internal controls. S/he must be familiar with human resources legislation, policies and procedures particularly in the areas of staffing and personnel and benefits administration. S/he must also have knowledge of and the ability to manage electronic data processing systems including computerized financial information and accounting systems; human resources and payroll systems; and student records systems.

S/he must have excellent written and verbal communications, interpersonal, negotiations, facilitation and public speaking skills. S/he must be highly organized and able to identify priorities and complete a variety of tasks inn timely and effective manner. S/he must possesses highly developed leadership skills and be able to influence others to accept and adopt common vision for financial. human resources and administrative policies and operations, The incumbent must have knowledge of, and be sensitive to, the people and cultures within the Council.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620


Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

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

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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job ID#20006

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $57.15 per hour to $68.28 per hour (approximately $111,443 - $133,146) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $15,279.