Manager, Budget Development - Term

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Finance
Job ID: 23541
Salary: $125,697 - $150,150
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Apr 2, 2023

Limited Competition

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:

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 would be in a senior budgeting position within the GNWT with the responsibility to provide direction and advice to all departments with respect to the budgeting cycle and the preparation of the government’s budgets. You would be responsible for interpreting and applying the legal requirements of the Financial Administration Act as they pertain to the budgeting cycle and ensuring that the budget development conforms to requirements set out in legislation.

To be successful in this role you would typicallay ahve a professional accouting designation, in addition to at least 5 years of relevant experience.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a one year term.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

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

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 23518

Closing Date: April 2, 2023 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $64.46 per hour to $77.00 per hour (approximately $125,697 - $150,150) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.