Financial Shared Services

As of March 2014, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has fully implemented Financial Shared Services (FSS) centers across the Northwest Territories. The establishment of the FSS will enable standardized services in a way that is compliant with GNWT policies and make financial processing activities more efficient, effective, and consistent.

The FSS division provides financial transaction processing services on behalf of all GNWT Departments and the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation.

FSS offers the following services to suppliers of goods and services  (vendors) and those submitting payment to a GNWT Department and the NWT Housing Corporation (customers).

Services for Vendors: 

  • Vendor set up and updates
  • Accounts Payable
    • Receive invoices
    • Process invoices
    • Issue payments​

To learn more about Invoices & Payments, click here.

Services for Customers:

  • Customer set up and updates
  • Accounts Receivable
    • Issues Invoices for services
    • Collect payments
  • Cashier for receiving customer payments

For more information and forms about submitting payments to the GNWT, click here for Invoice & Payments.

Direct Deposit services:

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) offers Direct Deposit services. Click here for Direct Deposit Payment Services.

Services for GNWT Departments and NWT Housing Corporation:

The following services are only provided to GNWT Department and NWT Housing Corporation employees:

  • Travel Authorization and Expense transactions
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Journal entries
  • General Ledger
  • Financial reporting

Employees can click here to access:

Financial Shared Service SharePoint

SAM (System for Accountability and Management).