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Language Funding Program Analyst-RE-ADVERTISEMENT

Culture and Heritage
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$80,282.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
28 July 2017

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.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Igloolik)

Government of Nunavut

PO Box 239, Igloolik, Nunavut X0A 0L0

Phone: (867) 934-2025

Toll free: 1-800-682-9033

Fax: (867) 934-2027