Financial Officer (Tax Audit) R24
Currently there a four permanent positions available.An eligibility list may be established.
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As part of a team of professional staff, you will organize and carry out specialized tax audits on businesses across a varied field of industries.
As an auditor, you will ensure compliance with the Province’s consumption taxation statutes, including Provincial Sales Tax Act, Motor Fuel Tax Act, Tobacco Tax Act, and Carbon Tax Act. You will be responsible for establishing tax liability, proposing audit assessments, and finalizing agreement with the taxpayer of proposed assessments.
You possess a recognized Canadian accounting designation (CPA – CA, CMA or CGA) or equivalent. In addition, you may have considerable knowledge of financial auditing standards, accounting principles, and proficiency in Excel and at least two years of work experience in accounting, auditing, and/or the taxation environment.
As the ideal candidate, you have excellent analytical research skills to gather and interpret information, apply legislation, and establish evidence to support audit assessments. You are highly advanced in professional communication and negotiation skills necessary to finalize proposed assessments and resolve contentious issues. Your representation of the Ministry as an Auditor is an integral part of the organization.
Travel, including overnight, is a requirement of this position. You may be required to provide your own vehicle for which you receive expense compensation. A valid BC driver’s licence is also required.
We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work.
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 Ken.Fullerton@gov.bc.ca 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.
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, issued by a Canadian Accounting Association.
- Note: If your designation was obtained from outside of Canada, you will need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through an applicable Canadian Accounting Association.
- Minimum of 2 years audit and/or accounting experience.
- Must possess and maintain a valid BC class 5 driver’s license.
- Preference may be given to applicants with audit experience in a consumption taxes environment.
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.
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.