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Term Financial Analyst (Approximately 15 months)

The City of Yellowknife
January 21, 2021
Job Type
Base Salary
$75,558 - $90,292
Corporate Services


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and detail oriented professional to join and work in the Financial Services Division of the City’s Corporate Services Department, in the role of a Financial Analyst.


Under the direction of the Manager, Financial Services, the incumbent prepares the month-end and year-end working papers to support the preparation of financial reports and the financial statements. This position assists with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and with the development and preparation of forecasts. The incumbent ensures that accounting procedures are followed and that transactions are recorded properly, and examines and adjusts accounting records accordingly.  This position acts as a liaison between the Financial Services Division and other departments within the organization and assists with reconciling the various subsystems to the financial software.


The work requires a comprehensive knowledge of accounting, auditing and budgeting principles which is normally gained through completion of a university degree with an emphasis in accounting and a minimum of three years of relevant experience in an accounting or financial setting.  Well-developed organizational and verbal skills, including tact and diplomacy, are necessary for the incumbent to multi-task when dealing with customer enquiries and/or complaints.  Experience in a government setting is required.  The incumbent must be familiar with Municipal and Territorial legislation.

The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive salary range of $75,558 - $90,292 plus a comprehensive benefits package which includes a defined benefit pension plan, a $5400 annual housing allowance and relocation assistance. For further information or clarification of the job description, please contact Human Resources at 920-5603.

Visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

The closing date for this competition is February 5, 2021

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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