Job prospects Financial Accountant in Nunavut

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "financial accountant" was moved from the group Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) to the group Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 11100).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "financial accountant" in Nunavut or Canada.

Job opportunities in Nunavut

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

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Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be good for Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111) in Nunavut for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Financial auditors and accountants in Nunavut:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Financial auditors and accountants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 61%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 13%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 5%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 5%
    • Wholesale and Retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 5%
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 56% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 44% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: n/a
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 17% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 17% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 17% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 33% compared to 10% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 17% compared to less than 5% for all occupations

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