Band 3 – Senior Manager, Finance and Administration

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Author ahnationtalk
Date March 6, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $73,400.00 - $101,900.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
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Band 3 – Senior Manager, Finance and Administration – (58373)

Posting Title: Band 3 – Senior Manager, Finance and Administration
Position Classification: Band 3
Union: N/A
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $73,400.00 – $101,900.00
Close Date: 3/20/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure
Ministry Branch / Division: Highways Department
Job Summary:

Senior Manager, Finance and Administration
Management Band 3

This position is located in Victoria, BC.
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure’s Highway Department consists of approximately 1,100 staff in 30 communities throughout BC, working every day to ensure the safe, efficient and reliable operations of the highway network. The Highways Department is responsible for all aspects of the provincial highway system, including: Maintaining and Operating Highways, Highway Rehabilitation and Preservation, Highway Expansion and Upgrading, Emergency Response, Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement and Development Approvals and Permits.

The Senior Manager of Finance and Administration leads the Headquarters team and coordinates the three regional finance teams, which serve the department’s employees. The Senior Manager provides strategic financial advice to the Associate Deputy Minister and the department’s executive; leads the department’s budget development, financial reporting and analyses; and, develops and implements budgets and financial plans with the regional finance managers. This position also coordinates the department’s reporting to the Ministry and manages the department’s records management team.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link:  Your Job Application.  If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to before the stated closing time and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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.

In addition to this exciting opportunity in BC’s beautiful capital city, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service offers You.

NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Professional accounting designation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference may be given to candidates with a professional accounting designation.
  • Minimum of 3 years of financial management experience including budget development, analysis, forecasting and reporting.
  • Experience advising a diverse portfolio of clients in a customer service environment.
  • Experience with issues management and strategic problem solving, providing leadership, expertise and advice to senior or executive management teams, staff and stakeholders.
  • Preference for supervisory experience.

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.

A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.


Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Résumé required:  YES – A résumé is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire:  YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile.  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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments.  Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your résumé may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

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