Accounting Clerk

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Finance
Job ID: 23057
Salary: $71,585 - $85,508
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Dec 9, 2022

Department Information

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.

Job Information

You will be responsible for audits, prepare and enter financial documents (accounts payable, accounts receivable, employee information for compensation and benefits) in the GNWT ERP System.  You will also provide a range of services including preparation, verification of payroll, employee benefits, and financial functions Accounting Officers are expected to work in teams to ensure all work items are processed in an accurate, consistent, timely manner and in accordance with Federal and Territorial legislation, regulations, agreements, policies, and business processes for the GNWT, NWTHC, Boards, Agencies and Authorities.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Grade 12 and 1 year of related coursework, with 2 years of related experience; OR 5 years’ related experience, preferably in a public service environment.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 1869
Tel (867) 678-8071 Ext 15644
Fax (867) 678-6620

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

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) year term January 09, 2023 to January 09, 2024

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 # 23057         

Closing Date: December 09, 2022 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $36.71 per hour (approximately $71,584.per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.