Industry Programs Coordinator, Finance Wholesale
Regular, Full-Time/ Burnaby
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The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of Government responsible for the wholesale distribution and retail sale of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis. In 2018/19 the LDB recorded gross sales of $3.6 billion, generating a net income of $1.104 billion that supported vital public services including health care and education. It has a workforce of approximately 4600 full- and part-time employees working across 197 BC Liquor Stores, two BC Cannabis Stores (online and stand alone), a Head Office, three Wholesale Customer Centres and three Distribution Centres. The LDB is led by a General Manager and CEO who is responsible for administering the Liquor Distribution Act and the Cannabis Distribution Act, subject to direction from the Minister. As part of BC’s mixed-model retail system for liquor and non-medical cannabis, the LDB is committed to providing customers with an enhanced shopping environment, an expansive product selection and a high level of service.
The Industry Programs Coordinator administers a variety of programs: BC Liquor Manufacturers Agreements and Private Liquor Warehouse program administration: reviewing applications, verifying the accuracy and completeness of information, corresponding with applicants to resolve information inaccuracies/deficiencies, issuing approvals and maintaining program records and databases; ensures the adherence to CRA and CBSA regulations; approves wine and spirits inter-jurisdictional and in-province transfers between agent warehouses; reviews requests for consulate and charitable events; inspects agents’ product samples at 3rd party warehouses.
The Industry Programs Coordinator is relied upon to independently administer a variety of industry programs and ensure that applicants comply with program terms and conditions. The Coordinator applies knowledge and/or experience in program administration to carry out effective and efficient program operations.
Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.
Note that a valid driver’s license is required for this job.
To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition.
An eligibility list may be established. A criminal record check is required.
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Education & Experience
- A post-secondary Business degree or diploma or related discipline, preferred.
- Significant administrative experience with a minimum of 2 years recent experience working in a high-volume environment (preferably a regulatory or compliance environment) with an emphasis on coordinating services, composing/ preparing correspondence, liaising with external parties with a focus on customer dealings.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
- Basic accounting principles and audit investigation procedures
- Standard office and financial computer software programs, analysis and reporting tools (see: Tools/equipment)
- Business English and written communications standards and protocols
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with customers and clients
- Demonstrated ability to clearly explain policies and procedures and to deal courteously, tactfully and diplomatically with others.
- Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision and to organize workload to deliver under conflicting priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to use sound judgement, tact and diplomacy when dealing with internal and external parties
- Excellent written and oral communication and inter-personal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and multi-task
- Superior attention to detail, numeracy, and the ability to review financial documents and identify anomalies
- Ability to achieve deadlines within tight timelines while managing multiple priorities and adhering to accuracy standards
- Strong MS Office skills including proficiency with MS Word and Excel