Supervisor, Financial Operations

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 24738
Salary: $87,419 - $104,423
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Feb 26, 2024

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut. Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

Job Information

The Supervisor, Financial Operations is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day financial operations of the Stanton Territorial Hospital Region of the NTHSSA and for providing supervision of the day-to-day operations of the Financial Operations unit.

In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring that financial transactions are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with GNWT legislation, regulations, policies and NTHSSA procedures. The successful candidate will also perform analysis and reconciliations that require a thorough knowledge of both accounting principles and the GNWT's System for Accountability and Management (SAM).

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
Completion of a relevant University Degree combined with 3 years of progressive experience, preferably in public service (one year of the experience must be at a senior officer level) and one year of supervisory experience).

Equivalent combinations of educational qualifications and experience will be considered on individual basis.

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

Term Position

This job opening is for a 1 Year Term.

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.

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

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 # 24738        

Closing Date: February 26, 2024 - 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.83 per hour to $53.55 per hour (approximately $87,419 - $104,423.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.