Aurora College's mission is to demonstrate leadership in the delivery of relevant and meaningful education and research rooted in strong connections to Northern land, tradition, community and people.
The Assistant Comptroller is located in Fort Smith and reports to the Comptroller and functions as the deputy Comptroller. The Assistant Comptroller works within the context of the College’s vision and principles, in accordance with the Financial Administration Act, the Financial Administration Manual, the Public Service Act, Aurora College Act, Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Human Resources Manual and Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
The Assistant Comptroller supports the management of overall financial operations of Aurora College and works with the Comptroller to provide accurate information to management, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting and preparing financial reports. Working under the general direction of the Comptroller, the incumbent must be knowledgeable in the full accounting cycle and all aspects of financial operation, financial and accounting policies, accounting principles and internal controls.
The incumbent is responsible for coordinating, supporting and executing the effective, efficient, financial and accounting services for multimillion-dollar third-party projects.
Responsibilities of the position include the preparation and distribution of financial reports, assisting Comptroller in financial operation, financial planning and comptrollership activities, coordination and execution of the audits with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada and maintenance of internal controls. To accomplish all this, the incumbent must be able to work independently in an organized and effective manner.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
• Completion of a University degree with an accounting concentration and 5 years of directly related
experience in finance & accounting field preferable in an education industry; and/or
• Completion of the 3rd level of the CGA/CPA/CMA program with 3 years of directly related experience
in finance and accounting.
• Other relevant combinations of experience and education may be considered on individual case by
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
195 MCDOUGAL ROAD
FORT SMITH, NT X0E 0P0
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
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.
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 # 23098
Closing Date: Open Untill Filled
The salary range for this position is from $49.12 per hour to $58.68 per hour (approximately $95,784 - $114,426.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,374.