Financial Officer (TMA) R24
There are currently 2 (two) permanent, full time positions available, which can be performed out of the following locations: Victoria, Kamloops, Prince George, Surrey, Vancouver, or Kelowna.
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise
The Ministry of Children and Family Development provides services that support healthy, safe environments where children and youth are connected to their family and community. The ministry delivers the majority of its services locally through contracted agencies as well as through centrally administered provincial programs.
The operations arm of the Procurement and Contract Management Branch consists of six teams supporting the ministry’s 13 service delivery areas and the provincial office by providing procurement and contract management services for over 3,000 contracts spanning six business lines (Early Years, Children and Youth with Special Needs, Child and Youth Mental Health, Child Safety, Family Support and Children in Care, Adoption and Youth Justice).
The Procurement Finance Officer provides expertise and recommendations regarding procurement, contract management, and financial and administrative matters, and supports the delivery of services to children, youth and families, budget management, and accountability responsibilities.
This position supports evidence based funding through value for money analysis of contracted services and related internal operations. The Procurement Finance Officer provides guidance, assistance and support to programs and staff involved in procurement and contracting; and monitors, analyzes and evaluates contracts and services, internal practices, systems, and procedures. Responsibilities also include conducting analytical, research and development work related to the provision of contracted services.
Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture.
Kelowna is known for its spectacular selection of wineries, and it is set on the shores of Okanagan Lake, providing water activities like swimming, paddling, windsurfing and fishing. Big White, the ski mountain in Kelowna, allows for skiing and snowboarding.
Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia, and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities.
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.
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 Thea.Ardiel@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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, 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.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Education & Experience:
- Professional accounting designation (CPA, CPA-CA, CPA-CGA or CPA-CMA) combined with a post-secondary degree in business administration, economics, commerce or a relevant field. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
- At least 3 years of related experience in contract and/or financial management.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
- Experience in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
- Experience in financial or value for money audit/review.
- Supervisory experience.
- Preference may be given to applicants who have Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.
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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – 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.