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Manager, Budgeting & Financial Planning

Nunavut Housing Corporation
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$97,734.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
28 July 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

This position is located in the Finance Division of the Housing Corporation's Directorate Office in Iqaluit and reports directly to the Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. The duties of the position impact on all the Corporation's divisions and districts, Government of Nunavut departments, federal government departments and agenecies, Local Housing Organizations and individual clients of the Corporation. The magnitude of the budget impacted by this position is $239 million including $40 million in capital.

The Manager of Budgeting and Financial Planning is a key member of the Finance team that prepares annual budgets for the Corporation including Main Estimates, Three Year Expenditure Forecasts, Capital Estimates, Supplementary Estimates and assists with the preparation fo the Business Plan. The position is accountable for effective financial planning, monitoring and control and variance reporting.

The ideal candidate will have well developed financial management and budgeting skills and a detailed knowledge of accounting theory and generally accepted accounting principles.The candidates skills in financial analyses and financial planning must be complemented by excellent computer skills including in-depth knowledge of Microsoft applications (spreadsheet and database software). The Manager must have the ability to understand and apply statistical and economic data, interpret legislation, procedures, policies and directives; such as the Financial Administration Act and other Government of Nunavut regulations. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with staff, management, contractors and federal agencies.  

The ideal candidate will have a professional accounting designation such as CPA, CGA, CMA or CA. As well as a minimum of four (4) years of working experience in the field of financial planning. Equivalencies that consist of a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education and experience requirements will 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 (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220