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Government Accounting

The Government Accounting Division, of the Nova Scotia Department of Finance and Treasury Board, provides central agency services to all government departments and agencies through financial accounting and operational accounting.

Financial Accounting

The financial accounting section is responsible for the preparation of the province’s public accounts containing the annual consolidated financial statements for government departments and over 113 government controlled entities.

We provide professional accounting advice, recommendations and opinions to the Province's financial community, and comments on national accounting standards under development to the Public Sector Accounting Board.

In addition, we ensure the province’s financial community is aware of accounting principles and reporting requirements.

Operational AccountingThe operational accounting section provides central agency support and services to all government departments and agencies. This includes centralized payment production for goods, services and social programs. They also provide advice and training for Systems Application Products (SAP) users of accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, asset management, cash management, procurement and business warehouse modules.

Additional responsibilities include:

See also:  Provincial Management Manual (PDF)

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Use the Services Directory to quickly access information on all of the services provided by the NS Department of Finance and Treasury Board.

Government Accounting

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Suzanne Wile, Executive Director - Government Accounting
Tel:  902.424.7021

Blair McNaughton, Director Operational Accounting
Tel: 902.424.6626

Lori Esling, Manager
Operational Accounting
Tel: 902.424.1537

Robert Bourgeois, Director,
Financial Accounting
Tel: 902.424.2079

Direct Deposit Forms
Direct Deposit Forms
Electronic payments are a convenient and efficient way for you to receive reimbursement for things such as travel or invoices.

Download Direct Deposit (Canadian) Form (PDF)

Download Direct Deposit (U.S.) Form (PDF)

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