Financial Planning & Budget Analyst

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Justice
Job ID: 21274
Salary: $94,380 - $112,730
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Dec 7, 2021

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Corporate Services, this position is responsible and accountable for the financial planning and budgetary co-ordination of the Department. In accordance with GNWT acts and policies, Financial Management Board direction, and senior management direction, the position ensures systems and processes are in place to facilitate and co-ordinate the budget planning, development, management and analysis of the departments program budgets. This position responds directly to the reporting, analysis and information needs of the Corrections Service and the Department of Justice. 

The incumbent helps ensure adequate information is available for proper resource allocation decisions in regards to the department's annual Operations & Maintenance, Amortization, and Capital budgets. This position will assist in the preparation and consolidation of the budgetary exercises for the Department (Business Plan and Main Estimates).

This posiiton is typically attained by:  Completion of a degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting in Canada, and completion of a recognized Canadian professional accounting designation (CGA, CA, CMA, CPA) as well as 3 years directly related experience. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
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.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine

All employees of the GNWT are required to comply with the GNWT's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which can be found here:   

Nothing in this policy shall excuse, impair, or vary the requirement of any employees whose position or duties are Federally regulated to comply with applicable Federal Regulations.

New hire employees for some positions may be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before a formal employment offer is extended. Exemptions are not permitted for these positions, however accommodation is available as required under the GNWT's Duty to Accommodate Injury and Disability Policy and under the Human Rights Act. 


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 21274

Closing Date: December 7, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $48.40 per hour to $57.89 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.00 per annum.