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FO 27R – Supervisor, Chart of Accounts – (54486)

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date October 8, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $67,418.93 - $77,019.79 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Business / Management
Client BC Public Service
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FO 27R – Supervisor, Chart of Accounts – (54486)

Posting Title: FO 27R – Supervisor, Chart of Accounts
Position Classification: Financial Officer R27
Union: GEU
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $67,418.93 – $77,019.79 annually
Close Date: 10/21/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance
Ministry Branch / Division: FRAS/OCG
Job Summary

Supervisor, Chart of Accounts
Financial Officer R27

An eligibility list may be established.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

A unique opportunity to apply your financial expertise in this exciting role

The Office of the Comptroller General (OCG) is presently accepting applications for the permanent appointment of the Supervisor, Chart of Accounts working in the Financial Reporting and Advisory Services Branch.

You will be responsible for the accounting administration of the Corporate Financial System; ensuring the integrity of the government’s Chart of Accounts; producing monthly and year-end revenue and expenditure reports, including Public Accounts schedules and statements; ensuring the budget and reorganisation data entered in the government general ledger is in accordance with legal restrictions. This includes ensuring data in the Corporate Financial System is timely and accurate; setting financial accounting practices across government for treatment of revenues and expenses; recommending accounting policy and procedures; and providing instructions and training to financial staff within ministries across government to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting.

Your decisions and recommendations impact the accounting systems, chart of accounts, reporting, procedures, ministries and budget. You must have the ability to co-ordinate a variety of dissimilar accounting systems and operational practices to achieve greater integration, efficiency and consistency of outputs across government. You must be a team player with exceptional inter-personal and teambuilding skills.

There are two Senior Financial Analysts on your team that will report directly to you.  You will have demonstrated success and experience in leading a team, developing staff and managing a team workload.

You have completed third level of formal training within the past three years leading to professional certification as a Chartered Professional Accountant (C.P.A.) and at least three years of financial and accounting related duties with emphasis on financial reporting and chart of accounts. You also demonstrate proficiency using software applications including Oracle, Word and Excel. Excellent time management, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills are all desired attributes, as is a working knowledge of a budget cycle process.

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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Raj Sihota at 778-698-5426 or at  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.

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:

  • Completion of third level of formal training within the past three years leading to professional certification as a Chartered Professional Accountant (C.P.A.) with three (3) years of financial reporting experience.
  • Extensive, progressively more responsible professional accounting experience analyzing and preparing complex financial statements
  • Experience developing, recording and reporting techniques and applications
  • Experience optimizing the reporting usage of large corporate accounting systems
  • Experience providing direction and advice to clientele on a variety of financial and accounting management issues
  • Three (3) years of experience supervising professional staff and training financial personnel.

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. Please select “SKIP” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

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 – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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