Staff Directory

You are here

Manager, Finance and Administration

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Type of Employment 2: 
This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only. If there is no successful Nunavut Inuk this position will be offered as a 3-year term.
Union Status: 
$99,743 - $113,159
Northern Allowance: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 10, 2021 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Manager, Finance & Administration (Manager) is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of Culture and Heritage’s financial and administrative resources. The Manager safeguards government assets, ensures compliance with the Financial Administration Act and the Financial Administration Manual, ensures adherence to Generally Accepting Accounting Principles, and ensures compliance with all applicable government and internal financial and administrative departmental policies and regulations. As a result, financial and administrative compliance is dependent upon the incumbent’s ability to effectively administer these program responsibilities.

The Manager is responsible for managing critical financial and administrative services for the Department. Duties include but are not limited to: financial control and compliance, operational planning, financial and administrative support to managers, preparation of the financial components of the departmental Business Plan and Main Estimates, accounts payable, grants and contributions, casual payroll, and inventory control. In addition, the position is responsible for interpreting legislation, regulations, procedures and guidelines in order to ensure the efficient processing of financial transactions and accounts payable requests.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized  Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting major), along with five (5) years of directly related financial and management experience, including a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience. 

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. The ability to speak and write in Inuktitut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies


 If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce, therefore priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered. 
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check. 
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application. 


Expiry Options: 
Has closing date