Supervisor, Financial Ops

Job Summary

Location: Norman Wells
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 20426
Salary: $84,845 - $101,361
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Jun 25, 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

The Supervisor, Financial Operations is located in Norman Wells and reports to the Manager, Financial Operations located in Fort Simpson. The Supervisor, Financial Operations is responsible for ensuring that financial transactions are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with GNWT legislation, regulations, policies and NTHSSA procedures. The position also performs analysis and reconciliations that require a thorough knowledge of both accounting principles and the GNWT's System for Accountability and Management (SAM).

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Proven knowledge of and ability to apply best practices in financial and human resource management.
Proven knowledge of and the ability to understand financial and human resource management and systems.
Proven ability to read and understand legislation and regulations.
Proven ability to be creative, focused on offering solutions and works well in a team environment.
Proven written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrate leadership skills to effectively supervise staff.
Proven strategic thinking skills and judgment, as well as a demonstrated ability to research, analyze and synthesize multiple concepts and priorities is essential.
Proven ability to work with a wide range of computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, database and related systems.
Proven ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals.
Proven ability to work to deadlines.
Ability to maintain a high level of concentration and attention to detail is essential.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of a relevant University Degree combined with 3 years of progressive experience, preferably in public service (one year of the experience must be at a senior officer level) and one year of supervisory experience). Equivalent combinations of educational qualifications and experience will be considered on individual basis.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 360 
Tel (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173

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 Opening ID #20426  Closing Date: June 25, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $43.51 per hour (approximately $84,844.50 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance