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Senior Advisor, Financial Policy and Corporate Control

February 8 2020
Industries Public administration
Categories Accounting, Finance, Management, Consulting, Financial Accounting, Management accounting, Financial Analysis, Management, Administration
Yellowknife, NT

Senior Advisor, Financial Policy and Corporate Control (Job ID#: 18164)

Department of Finance

This position is located in the City of Yellowknife, situated on the Northern shore of Great Slave Lake; Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The population of Yellowknife is 20,000. This multi-cultural community is welcoming and the wilderness in your backyard. All the big city amenities are available without the big city issues. There are year-round outdoor activities including hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, golf, boating and canoeing, and a wide variety of individual and team sports.

The City of Yellowknife and businesses maintain fantastic recreational facilities for residents, including a 240-meter indoor track, a pool, three skating rinks, an indoor soccer field and an abundance of walking trails. The city is also home to a vibrant arts and theatre community. After moving here, Yellowknife quickly becomes a place you call home.

The Department of Finance has the mandate to provide leadership and direction to the public service in all areas of finance and human resource management. This mandate includes negotiating major financial arrangements with the federal government, providing analysis and advice to the Financial Management Board, and ensuring that financial and information resources are managed effectively, efficiently and economically.

The Senior Advisor, Financial Policy and Corporate Control position is located in Yellowknife and reports to the Assistant Comptroller General. The incumbent deals directly with Senior Management to formulate and present policy advice and information that bears on the government's financial operations.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

These qualifications are typically obtained through a Bachelor's degree in business and the completion, or near completion of an accounting designation plus 4 years of progressive experience including specialized training in policy development.

The salary range for this position is from $50.95 per hour to $60.85 per hour (approximately $99,353 - $118,658 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

A comprehensive benefits package includes:

-        Participation in the Federal Public Service Superannuation Plan

-        Mandatory Leave With Pay – 5 days off with pay that you are required to take over the course of the year

-        16.5 days of annual vacation leave to start

-        Pay Increases, Health, Dental, Relocation expenses, Northern Living Allowance, Winter Bonus days, Special and Sick leave


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Closing Date: March 6, 2020                                                       network