Employment Type
Duration of employment
Language Requirement


Public Trustee Services
Job Location
Base Salary
$45,422-$69,732 Per year
Valid through
February 17, 2021
Financial Trust Officer - Fredericton

The New Brunswick Legal Services Commission is a Crown Corporation within the Government of New Brunswick entity and maintains the same Pay Scales, Benefits and Pension Plan than those offered by the Province of New Brunswick.

We are currently seeking an individual for a bilingual Financial Trust Officer position for our Public Trustee Services located in the Fredericton (Beaverbrook) office. The Public Trustee Services protect the financial and personal interests of adults who need support due to a mental or physical incapacity, administer the estates of deceased and missing persons, protect the financial interests of children, and the legal interests of incompetent persons. The Financial Trust Officer’s role is the day-to-day management and administration of the financial affairs of these clients.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing clients’ assets, liabilities, income and expenses;
  • Securing, protecting, and liquidating client assets;
  • Preparing annual income tax and trust returns on behalf of clients;
  • Working with the Guardianship and Legal teams to facilitate client service;
  • Working with third party service providers, provincial and federal government agencies, community partners, clients and client family members, to facilitate client service;
  • Conducting annual financial reviews of client finances to ensure financial obligations can be met;
  • Assisting with preparation of financial schedules.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Pay Band 3: University Degree in Business Administration or a related field and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a financial position; or a Diploma from a two (2) year post-secondary program in a related discipline and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in a financial position.
  • Pay Band 4: University Degree in Business Administration or in a related field and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in a financial position.
  • Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability.

Asset Qualifications:

  • Experience with financial matters; personal income tax preparation, estates/trusts, financial analysis, financial planning, etc.;
  • High proficiency in office technology and MS Office Suite.

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered at this level.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgement;
  • Information Seeking;
  • Effective Interactive Communication;
  • Client Service Orientation;
  • Relationship/Network building;
  • Teamwork and Cooperation.
Job Benefits

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with skill level and experience:

$1,747 - $2,682 biweekly

Application Submission

Applicants interested in this opportunity must send their resume by February 17, 2021.

Apply online 

or mail resume to
New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission
Att: Human Resources
Financial Officer Competition
501-500 Beaverbrook Court
Fredericton, NB E3B 5X4

or email resume to
Please state "Financial Officer Competition" in your email.


Note: To be given consideration under this competition, applicants are required to demonstrate on their application how, when, and where they acquired the qualifications required for this position. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a scent-reduced environment. We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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