Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Title:                Finance Officer - Utilities

Department:    Corporate Services

Reference #:   03-1083

Status:             Full-time permanent

Salary:             $61,181.45 per annum, 35 hour/week

Settlement Allowance:      $20,907.43 per annum

Union Status:  Union


This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

  • Under the direct supervision of the Controller of Corporate Services, the Finance Officerensures all payments are applied correctly to each account while dealing with public inquiries about services and billing procedures.  The incumbent is also responsible for accepting and processing all payments, which include receiving and processing incoming payments, invoices and collections; preparing daily bank deposits, responding to customer inquiries, and maintaining related financial reports and files.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting

  • Minimum two years work experience with computerized accounting, spreadsheets and word processing

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with the citizens of Iqaluit;

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of software, accounting software and spreadsheets;

  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced work environment;


  • Ability to communicate in Inuktitut is a definite asset 
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong organizational skills

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate must successfully pass a criminal reference check.

Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered.

All relevant certifications are required at time of application.  The successful candidate would be required to submit a Criminal Record Check, as well as an acceptable Driver’s Abstract. 


The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement.

Only those selected to interview will be contacted.


Please email your resume and credentials quoting Reference # to: hr@city.iqaluit.nu.ca


Human Resources, City of Iqaluit                    www.city.iqaluit.nu.ca 

PO Box 460                                                                 Phone:867.975.8506

Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0                                E-mail:hr@city.iqaluit.nu.ca