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Finance Clerk

Nunavut Housing Corporation
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
25 January 2019


This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Officer, the Finance Clerk provides entry level accounts payable and accounts receivable services in terms of data entry, verification and basic reconciliation as well as assigned general administration services, in accordance with established policy, procedures and financial controls, to ensure accurate and timely processing of transactions and effective client services. This Position assists the Senior Finance Officer, Accounts Payable Finance Officer, Accounts Receivable Officer, and Executive Secretary.

Finance Clerk impacts the accounts payable and accounts receivable information. This position impacts timely and correct payments to employees and suppliers, accurate financial reports for management decision making at the Department level, and the reputation of the Department and the Government of Nunavut internally and externally. Furthermore, assigned administrative responsibilities such as travel and contacts with internal and external service providers and stakeholders impact cost effective arrangements, client satisfaction, effective relationships, and work unit effectiveness. Finance Clerk provides assigned support in accordance with established procedures.

The knowledge and experience required for this job are usually obtained through a Grade 12 Diploma with a minimum of one year general office experience. Experience using a financial accounting system, and word processing applications, databases or spreadsheets would be considered assets.

The official languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in

more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of

Inuit communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would also be considered an asset. 

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


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