Director, Business & Finance
Management Band 2
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.
Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important role
BC Corrections plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. BC Corrections manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.
Adult Custody is one of three divisions of BC Corrections and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,600 male and female inmates. Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. It provides core programs and additional services which balance risks and needs; ensures linkage with Community Corrections based on common core programming and integrated case management; communicates with stakeholders and participates as a pro-active partner in the criminal justice system.
The Director of Business and Finance manages the cost-effective operation of a large institutional centre by organizing the correctional centre’s business, financial and administrative affairs, assessing resource requirements, monitoring and forecasting resource utilization, recommending efficiencies and developing procedures for the purchase of goods and services. The Director may also provide a regional service by managing payroll, leave management, accounts payable and inmate trust functions for small centres. The Director is responsible for planning, developing and coordinating the preparation of the centre’s annual budget, and developing financial and FTE usage monitoring and reporting systems to ensure the financial performance of the institution is accurately reflected. The position provides leadership and expertise for the evaluation of financial impacts of changing organizational structures, and proposes options and solutions.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Tami.Collishaw@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca., before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- A degree or diploma in a business or financial related discipline plus 3 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and/or training and preferably, 5 years related experience; plus
- Related experience includes: budget management including development, analysis, projections, forecasting and control; financial management or administrative operations such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue, payroll and related systems, expenditure monitoring and control; financial analysis and reporting; contract and/or procurement management or higher-level administration
- Experience using Excel with high proficiency at the intermediate level;
- Two years’ supervisory experience; and
- Experience and demonstrated success in the coordination, delivery and maintenance of high quality customer service.
Preference may be given to those with:
- Experience in business case development/writing
- Project management training and/or experience including project costing
- Supervisory experience in a union work environment
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.