Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019


The City of Iqaluit is looking for a customer service orientated individual with education and work experience in accounting to fill a 14-Month Maternity Leave


Title:                Finance Officer – Lands and Property Tax

Department:    Corporate Services

Reference #:    03-1064

Status:             Full-time 14-Month Term (Maternity Leave)

Salary:             $59,689.22 per annum, 35 hour/week


Allowance:      $20,907.43 per annum

Union Status:  Unionized


Closing Date:  December 31, 2019  11:59pm EST


This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.


Under the direction of the Controller, the Finance Officer – Lands and Property Tax is responsible for the invoicing and collections of all City land leases, administering and maintaining all aspects of tax billing and collections, which includes producing property taxes and notices, balancing journals and preparation of aged Trial balance for property taxes on a monthy basis.  The Finance Officer – Lands and Property Tax is also responsible for all other miscellaneous billings such as amblulance, alarms, tipping fees, etc.  In addition, this position maintains the computerized database and recievables sub ledgers, responds to customer inquiries and complaints as required and other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting

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

  • Good interpersonal skills

Assets include being enrolled in a recognized accounting association, having previous collection experience, additional training in accounting and fluency in Inuktitut and or French. 


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


Please provide copies of relevant certifications along with your application.  The successful candidate would be required to submit a Criminal Record Check.


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:  867.979.5619

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


  • 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