Assistant Treasurer

September 12 2023
Expected expiry date: October 11 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Corporate finance, Treasury, Financial Accounting, Financial Information Systems
Anywhere - Quebec • Full time

                                                                                               ASSISTANT TREASURER

                                                                                                (FULL-TIME POSITION)

Under the supervision of the Treasurer the incumbent  will assist in all activities related with the financial management function of the KRG. The responsibilities and duties of the Assistant Treasurer will include, without being limited to:

  • Perform activities related to cash management borrowing by-laws, the issuance of municipal bonds and debt portfolio monitoring, reconciliation and reporting;
  • Act as second responder to financial institutions and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, for all applications for investments, loans and funding;
  • Manage and control cash flow and perform operations of a routine nature;
  • Monitor banking reports (including bank balances analysis and service fees);
  • Communicate and follow up with banking institutions on account services, fees, upgrades, documentation, integration and troubleshooting;
  • Participate in the development, the implementation and the maintain of adequate internal control mechanisms including delegation of authority updates and cash management processes;
  • Ensure budgetary and expenditure controls by performing other tasks, the issuance of certificates of availability of funds;
  • Recommend improvements, implement remedial changes to enhance controls and mitigate risk;
  • Assist in monitoring capital expenditures;
  • Compile, review, analyze, and record financial information to the general ledger, including payments related balances, and complete monthly closings;
  • Collaborate in the planning and preparation of the annual budget and Audit of the KRG;
  • Ensure the production of various financial reports, statistics and indicators for the Treasury service and for other services;
  • Interpret tax provisions relating to the Goods and Services Tax and Quebec Sales and ensure their implementation;
  • Perform other related duties, as required, by the Supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or administration;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of accounting and general financial experience (experience in municipal accounting will be  considered an asset);
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
  • Member in good standing of a professional corporation (CA, CMA or CGA) is an asset;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in two (2) of the following languages: English, French and Inuttitut (being trilingual will be considered an asset);
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite and Sage ERP Accpac

Place of work : Kuujjuaq, Quebec 

Salary : minumum $ 82,371 ; maximum $ 113,260

Benefits : 

  • Cost of living differential: Minimum of $7 477/year
  • Food allowance: Minimum of $2 035/year
  • Annual leave trips: Minimum of 3
  • RRSP
  • Group Insurance
  • Vacation: 30 days
  • Statutory Holidays: 18 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

An employee is entitled to receive at least the Northern benefits allocated to an employee without dependants. An employee with dependants is entitled to benefits for her/his spouse and eligible dependants. 

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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