Finance & Administration Officer - Government of the Northwest Territories : Job Details

Finance & Administration Officer

Government of the Northwest Territories

Job Location : Fort Simpson, NT, CA

Posted on : Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:07:27 GMT

Job Description :
Fort Simpson, NT Department Information

Dehcho Divisional Education Council

Job Information

The Finance and Administration Officer (Officer) reports to the Comptroller and is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the day to day financial, accounting and payroll system within the DDEC central office. The Finance and Administration Officer works independently and is responsible for the day to day operations of specific tasks. The Officer is responsible for maintaining and monitoring internal controls with the Division office and for monitoring the financial reports and processes of the DDEC, schools and DEAs.

The Officer contributes to the effective operation and administration of the DDEC, DEAs and schools by ensuring that financial controls are in place and those expenditures and revenues comply with relevant legislation, policies and procedures and that reporting for various agreements and contribution are completed and submitted in a timely manner.

The Officer is also the Occupational Health and Safety officer and coordinator for the Council office as well as the Coordinator for all the schools in the DDEC region and is required to attend safety meeting and ensure that the DDEC and schools are compliant with all safety requirements and procedures.

  • sound knowledge of financial and administrative policies and procedures and generally accepted accounting principles
  • specific knowledge in the areas of budgeting processes, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledgers, bank reconciliations and year-end financial procedures
  • knowledge of payroll systems and procedures and an understanding of payroll deductions and remittances.
  • familiar with computer hardware and accounting software.
  • effective verbal, written and listening communications skills
computer skills including computerized accounting programs, word processing, advanced spreadsheet skills, email and Internet

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by: The above knowledge, skills and abilities would typically be attained by education in a professional and university level accounting program. At least one year work experience in an intermediate position would also be necessary to attain the required qualifications. The person should also be bonded or eligible for a bond application.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only: Dehcho HR Client Service Centre Department of Finance Government of the Northwest Territories 9602-100 Street Box 240 FORT SIMPSON, NT X0E 0N0 Ph. (867) 695-7233 Fax (867) 695-3254 E-mail: [email protected]

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