FO 18R – Financial Analyst

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 4, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $52,800.57 - $59,898.95 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Accounting / Finance
Client BC Public Service
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FO 18R – Financial Analyst – (58732)

Posting Title: FO 18R – Financial Analyst
Position Classification: Financial Officer R18
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $52,800.57 – $59,898.95 annually
Close Date: 3/11/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Corporate Services for the Natural Resource Minitries
Job Summary

Financial Analyst
Financial Officer R18

An eligibility list may be established.

Take the next exciting step in your financial career with the Ministry of Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development!

Corporate Services for the Natural Resource Ministries (CSNR) serves the five natural resource ministries (Agriculture; Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources; Environment and Climate Change Strategy; Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation). CSNR is unique in that it is one of the largest corporate services organization across the BC public service, led by two ADMs, for approximately 5,500 natural resource ministry employees in over 120 locations throughout the province. These services include all aspects of financial planning, budget management, financial operations, strategic human resources, and facilities and asset management. CSNR’s vision is to be a trusted partner sharing in the success of the natural resource ministries. We provide leadership and deliver quality services to enable the natural resource ministries to achieve their goals by remaining committed to providing outstanding service and making our organization a great place to work.

Working within the Financial Services Branch, the Financial Analyst provides support to one or more Natural Resource Sector client ministries to provide advisory services in the preparation of annual budgets; conducts proactive reporting and analysis of financial information; participates in the development and maintenance of a framework for setting, measuring, analyzes and reports on financial performance; integrates the reporting of financial and operational results; and assesses and makes recommendations on the financial implications of new initiatives.

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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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.

The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

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 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 and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience* in financial administration, OR
  • Completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA) and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience* in financial administration, OR
  • Enrolled or fully eligible for enrollment in the CPA Professional Education Program and a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience* in financial administration, 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 and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience* in financial administration; OR
  • Minimum of Level 2 of the BC Public Service Financial Management Certificate Program and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience* in financial administration.

Required experience:

  • 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.

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

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. 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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