Financial Planning and Budget Analyst

Department Information
The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation provides access to adequate, suitable and affordable housing through the provision of housing programs and services based on need.

Job Information
This position has a lead role in the budgetary co-ordination for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC). In accordance with the NWTHC Act and GNWT acts and policies, Financial Management Board (FMB) direction and senior management instructions, this position ensures systems and processes are in place to facilitate and co-ordinate the budget planning, development, management and analysis of the Corporation's program budgets, including ensuring adequate information is available for appropriate resource allocation decisions. This position is directly involved in the development of key financial planning documents, including the annual Capital Plan, Corporate Plan and Main Estimates, and supports NWTHC Senior Management with in-depth financial analyses of federal funding proposals/business cases involving a wide range of housing partners (e.g. Indigenous Governments, industry, NGOs and Municipalities).

The NWTHC is a Crown Corporation with direct accountability to the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) for the overall financial affairs and year-end reporting. The NWTHC's operating environment is complex and dynamic encompassing a wide range of diverse programs and services delivered via headquarters, 5 district offices and 24 local housing organizations located across the territory. This position is located in the Finance Planning section of the NWT Housing Corporation's headquarters in Yellowknife. The incumbent reports to the Manager, Financial Planning. The duties of this position influence all NWTHC divisions and districts, Local Housing Organizations (LHO), contracts and individual Corporation clients.

The position coordinates detailed budgeting work and provides monthly cash flows on the Corporation's $150 million plus capital and operations budget. The accurate identification of budgets and variance analyses supported by this position provides timely information for the Corporation's budget planning, cash management and internal financial control functions.

In addition to the $150 million annual budget, the NWTHC continues to work closely with the federal government and other funding partners (e.g. Indigenous Governments) to leverage additional resources for priority housing investments. These multi-year funding partnerships have ranged up to $75 million. The in-depth financial analysis undertaken by this position directly supports these financial leveraging efforts.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

Completion of Degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting in Canada, and completion of a recognized Canadian professional accounting designation (such as CA, CGA, CMA, CPA), as well 3 years of current and directly related experience.

Term Position
This job opening is for a 1 Year Term.

Affirmative Action
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check
Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

COVID-19 Vaccine
The successful candidate will be required to comply with the GNWT's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which can be found here:

Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 21300
Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary Information
The salary range for this position is from $48.40 per hour to $57.81 per hour (approximately $94,380 - $112,729) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

GNWT Inquiries
Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive an electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.