Financial Management Officer

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 20409
Salary: $80,964 - $96,681
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Jun 23, 2021

Department Information

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 reports to the Supervisor, Financial Operations, and is responsible for preparing, verifying and processing financial documents, assessing 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 reconciliation´s that require a thorough knowledge of both accounting principles and the GNWT's System for Accountability and Management (SAM).

Headquartered in Yellowknife, NTHSSA is responsible for delivering health and social services in most communities across the NWT. The NTHSSA covers 1.2 million square kilometers and services approximately 43,000 people, including First Nations, Inuit, Metis, and non-aboriginal peoples. The NTHSSA delivers a full range of primary, secondary and tertiary health and social services including family services, protection services, continuing care services, diagnostic and curative services, care placements, mental health, addictions, rehabilitation, and development activities. These services are delivered by more than 1,400 health and social services staff.

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 education institution combined with two (2) years of directly related experience in a financial setting.

Equivalent combinations of educational qualifications and experience will be considered on an individual basis.

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.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

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 Opening ID #20409  

Closing Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $41.52 per hour (approximately $80,964.00. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.