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Manager, Taxation & Insurance

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Friday, July 19, 2019

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director of Fiscal Policy this position is responsible for leading the Taxation and Insurance Section which administers Nunavut’s tax system and, as the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance, regulates Nunavut’s insurance industry. As well as supervising a team of seven staff the Manager will provide expert analysis and advice on tax and insurance issues and events that impact the Government of Nunavut (GN), Nunavut taxpayers, or the territorial insurance industry. You will make decisions on a number of tax-related issues and recommend appropriate courses of action to senior management and the Minister when appropriate.

Some of the main responsibilities of this position include overseeing the collection of tax revenues and related financial processes and enforcing tax legislation and regulation in a fair and professional manner. You will ensure that the GN’s tax records are accurate and that the tax system has adequate operating documentation. You will help Nunavut’s insurance industry by overseeing the licensing process for insurer and insurance intermediaries. As an advisor to the senior management team the Manager will provide advice and guidance to develop, mentor and motivate managers and employees within departments. Other duties include preparing variance analyses, spending forecasts and other budgeting exercise as required.

The ideal candidate of this position will have a degree from a recognized university in public finance, public administration, economics, business, accounting or a related field.  In addition, a minimum of four (4) years’ related experience is required. Two of those four years must include supervisory or managerial experience. It is an asset to have a post-graduate degree or professional designation in one of the related fields of study.

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 language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is 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.



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