BAND 4 – Director, Financial Audit and Assurance * Posting Extended *

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date February 28, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Accounting / Finance
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 4 – Director, Financial Audit and Assurance * Posting Extended * – (57893)

Posting Title: BAND 4 – Director, Financial Audit and Assurance * Posting Extended *
Position Classification: Band 4
Union: N/A
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 annually
Close Date: 3/3/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Financial Services Branch
Job Summary:
Director, Financial Audit and Assurance

Management Band 4

* Posting Extended *

An eligibility list may be established.

Bring your financial expertise and leadership skills to this unique opportunity

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Financial Audit and Assurance leads a high functioning team of professionals focusing on financial audits and investigations, contract oversight and governance, and review and verification of benefit claims. In addition to the supervisory and staff management responsibilities, the position is responsible for the planning and performance of each unit, leading the development and implementation of a new comprehensive internal audit and investigation program for the Ministry.

The Audit and Investigations Program will conduct financial audits on program areas and staff across the Ministry and province.  The confidential reports that result from the audits will include professional opinions on compliance to ministry and government legislation and core policy, as well as recommendations for remedial action required to address non-compliance.

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 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 see What We Offer.

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 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, 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.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA/CA/CGA/CMA).
  • Certificate/Diploma in business administration, public administration or another related discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Preference may be given to applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, public administration or another related discipline.
    • NOTE: If your degree was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must request a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report to be considered for this competition.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience (e.g. accounting, financial management, internal controls, auditing).
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with risk assessment and internal/financial control frameworks.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in auditing/reviewing financial practices and developing recommendations to senior management.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading and developing diverse teams.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience supervising staff in a union environment, including performance management reviews.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
    • Experience in fraud prevention and detection
    • Experience managing multi-faceted projects
  • Preference may be given to applicants who have Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and 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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: 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.

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