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Language Funding Program Analyst-RE-ADVERTISEMENT
Type of Employment: Indeterminate
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.
Reporting to the Budget Planner / Analyst, the Language Funding Program Analyst is responsible for ensuring accurate and effective financial control of near $8 million dollar Language Implementation fund. The Language Implementation Funding, for both Inuktitut and French language programs and services, is administered by the Department of Culture and Heritage. The funds provide funding for all GN departments and public agencies in order to assist them in meeting their legal obligations under the Inuit Language Protection Act and the Official Languages Act.
The Language Funding Program Analyst is responsible for reconciliation, balancing, and the financial and administrative accountability of the Inuit Language Implementation Fund. In addition, the position works collaboratively with Revenue Claims Officer position on the financial and administrative accountability of the Canada-Nunavut Agreement on French and Inuit Language, the Third Party funded budgets. The position monitors, processes and records all financial transactions that are charged to the various funds by GN departments and public agencies, and ensures they are recorded correctly, incurred and coded. In that regard, journal entries and invoices must be accurately reconciled and corrected when required.
An in-depth knowledge of government financial administration; government accounting procedures; collective agreements, General Accepted Accounting Principles; Canada Revenue Agency regulations, government contract procedures; government policies, legislation and regulations is required as well as knowledge of government computerized accounting systems, records management, budget planning and development, data entry and computer applications are required for this position.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained completion of Grade 12 and two years of project management and or accounting experience.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.