Finance Officer (Two-Year Term)

Job No: 158620
Location: Gjoa Haven, Nunavut

The Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) delivers the Public Housing Program to 25 Nunavut communities with a vision of ensuring affordable housing options for all Nunavummiut. The financial and professional resources provided for public housing services are made available through management agreements between the NHC and the Local Housing Organizations (LHO), of which the Kikitak Housing Association (KHA) is a part. 

Located in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, the KHA is responsible for providing public housing management and maintenance services and access to public housing and homeownership programs of the NHC. The KIKITAK HOUSING ASSOCIATION has a challenging opportunity for an individual with exceptional relationship building, training and mentoring, strong financial and communicational skills.

Your role as Finance Officer is the administration of the day-to-day financial operations of the KIKITAK HOUSING ASSOCIATION and includes working effectively with, and reporting to, the Kikitak Housing Association’s Manager. The Finance Officer is also responsible for the administration and maintenance of the KIKITAK HOUSING ASSOCIATION financial and related records.

As our ideal candidate for the role, you will also have the following knowledge and experience:

  • Diploma in Accounting 
  • Three years’ experience in budgeting, financial analysis, processing of accounts receivable/ payable and related financial records; 
  • Experience in administration of payroll & related records, 
  • Proficiency with use of Sage 300ERP 300 and Excel; 
  • Experience participating in year-end audit activities; and 
  • Ability and willingness to train and mentor.

Knowledge of the Inuit language, communities, and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangiit is an asset. 

A Bachelor’s Degree is considered an asset

About the Benefits

As a valued member of our team, you will be rewarded with a competitive annual salary starting at $74,509 plus a community-specific Northern Allowance of $26,345. This is a unionized role. You will also receive a great range of employee benefits, including: 

  • Pension Plan and Insurance benefits (after 6 months probation period)
  • Subsidized housing 
  • Vacation package
  • Relocation and removal assistance 

If you are looking for a role where no day is the same, and where you can make a real difference in the lives of others, then this is the role for you - APPLY TODAY! 

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