Financial Administrator – Term

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. We acknowledge and recognize that we live and work on the Traditional Territories of Yukon's 14 First Nations. This is a one-year maternity leave term position occurring from September 2019 to September 2020.

What will you do?

The Financial Administrator works in a team-based environment and performs a range of financial accounting, financial information systems support, regulatory activities, reconciliations, and analyzing accounts.

This is a dynamic, fast-paced position. See the attached job description.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Post-secondary training in accounting at a level sufficient to perform reconciliations and develop financial and managerial reports would be a strong asset.
  • Several years’ experience in a computerized accounting environment. Preference will be given to those with a working knowledge of Microsoft GP.
  • Knowledge and experience in budgeting to provide sound advice and recommendations regarding both O&M and Capital budgets.
  • Experience with year-end audit processes would be a great bonus.
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer software applications.
  • Strong client service orientation with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work and maintain accuracy under pressure.
  • Working knowledge of the utility regulatory framework is an asset. 
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and cross-cultural environment.
  • Confidentiality, discretion and good judgement.

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a team enabling Yukon’s prosperity with sustainable, cost-effective and reliable electricity. We thrive on the challenge to work safely, to be accountable, and to work together to deliver professional service to internal and external customers. We care about each other and being good corporate citizens. You will also receive a competitive compensation package.

Yukon Energy values diversity in the workplace. We strive to achieve a skilled workforce that is representative of the population we serve, and we are committed to the employment and career development of Yukon First Nations Citizens. First Nations candidates are encouraged to self-declare.

What are the working conditions?

Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 
Open, extremely busy office with little privacy and continuous interruptions.   

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled.

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.