Senior Financial Reporting Advisor
This Job Opening is limited to employees with the GNWT/WSCC in indeterminate and term positions.
Employees must apply through HRIS / Employee Self-Service. For instructions please see:
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.
The Senior Financial Reporting Advisor, under the direction of the Manager, Financial Reporting & Collections, analyzes information provided by departments and other entities (boards and agencies) of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) in order to prepare the Consolidated and Non-consolidated Public Accounts of the Government, including all necessary working papers required by the Office of the Auditor General, within the timelines established by Legislation. As well, the incumbent conducts an annual review of entities which may be required to be included in the GNWT Government Reporting Entity (GRE) to meet the financial reporting standards of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants" (CICA) Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB). The incumbent is additionally responsible for providing professional advice, assistance, training and interpretation to Departments and Government entities on issues relating to generally accepted accounting principles, the Financial Administration Act, Financial Administration Manual and the PSAB Handbook. Research of proposed accounting standards and preparing draft responses to PSAB on these proposed standards is performed by the incumbent.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by completion of a recognized accounting designation such as CA, CGA, CMA, CPA and five years progressive public practice accounting experience including 2 years' experience in the preparation of complex consolidated and non-consolidated financial statements, and working papers.
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.
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.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Transfer Assignments may be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 21067
Closing Date: October 29, 2021 23:59, Mountain Time
The salary range for this position is from $58.01 per hour to $69.30 per hour (approximately $113,119 - $135,135.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.