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FO 18R – Financial Analyst

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date September 2, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $53,856.66 - $61,096.97 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Accounting / Finance
Client BC Public Service
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FO 18R – Financial Analyst

Posting Title: FO 18R – Financial Analyst
Position Classification: Financial Officer R18
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $53,856.66 – $61,096.97 annually
Close Date: 9/17/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Citizens’ Services
Ministry Branch / Division: OCIO
Job Summary:

Financial Analyst
Financial Officer R18

There are three (3) full time vacancies available.
An eligibility list may be established.

A unique opportunity to apply your financial expertise in this exciting role
The Office of the Chief Information Officer is responsible for Information Management and Information Technology legislation, policy, compliance and planning support. The OCIO also provides provincial connectivity and corporate operations including information management and information technology services for all core ministries/agencies, boards and commissions and organizations in the broader public sector.  The Financial Advisory and Decision Support Services area establishes the financial costing, expenditure and recovery framework for the Organization and provides the corporate governance and oversight to ensure the most effective and efficient multi-million dollar cost recovery model for the services provided.

Working in a matrix model, the Financial Analyst provides accounting and analysis advice and recommendations, as well as budget/forecast development adjustments for various program areas that are responsible for providing cross-government and cross-broader public sector information management/information technology policy, legislation and services. This involves working with multiple votes and different financial models to ensure recoveries and/or expenditures are effectively managed and in compliance with government legislation and established policies and procedures set by the Division.   The position ensures an OCIO perspective is considered in all financial management activities across the division.

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 Patrick Hamilton – DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 Standard 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:

  • Degree in business administration, commerce, public administration, accounting or financial management; OR
  • Completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA); OR
  • Enrolled or fully eligible for enrollment in the CPA Professional Education Program; OR
  • Diploma OR a minimum of a completion of the first two years of a degree in business administration, commerce, public administration, accounting or financial management; OR
  • Minimum of Level 2 of the BC Public Service Financial Management Certificate Program.
  • Experience in conducting financial forecasts and analysis and in supporting budget evaluation processes for multiple business areas.
  • Experience analyzing financial and accounting statements and recommending reallocations.

Preference may be given for:

  • Experience in implementing financial controls and working with financial systems.
  • Experience developing and preparing financial reconciliations.
  • Experience preparing and modifying journal entries.

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

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

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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