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BC Public Service

Band 3 Manager, Finance and Accounting

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Job Description

Posting Title
Band 3 Manager, Finance and Accounting

Position Classification
Management Level 03


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$88,700.23 - $125,700.07 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Municipal Affairs

Ministry Branch / Division
Islands Trust

Job Summary

It's Time to Preserve and Protect

Located in Coast Salish territory, the Islands Trust is a special purpose government responsible for protecting the unique amenities and environment of 13 major gulf islands and more than 450 smaller islands and surrounding waters in the southern Strait of Georgia and Howe Sound. Created by the Province via the Islands Trust Act, Islands Trust plans and regulates local land use, cooperates with other levels of government and First Nations on key environmental issues impacting the area, and protects land through the Islands Trust Conservancy.


The Manager, Finance and Accounting oversees the day-to-day accounting, financial, financial reporting and related business and administrative activities of the Islands Trust. The role ensures current and newly developed policies are compliant with appropriate accounting standards and corporate policy and strives for continuous improvement of process to enhance quality of service to Trust clients.

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA).
  • Minimum 4 years experience providing financial accounting and reporting services, preferably in a private company environment or in public practice.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in supervising staff, scheduling staff, allocating work duties, managing employee performance and delivering training and direction.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
  • Experience working in a financial audit or financial controller capacity
  • Experience using SAGE300 accounting software
  • Experience using Caseware financial reporting software
  • Demonstrated use of data manipulation and analysis in Microsoft Excel, using functions such as vlookup, pivot tables, charting, etc.

Some overnight travel is a requirement of this position and transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Islands Trust.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Class 5 BC Drivers' License.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, including some evenings and weekends

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.

About this Position:

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary or permanent full time or part time opportunities.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 4 or 5 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

This position is excluded from union membership.

Working for the BC Public Service:

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 Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover letter: YES - Please submit a cover letter. Statements made in the cover letter must be supported by your resume.

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. If you do not include a month and year that indicates a start and end date, years that may be viewed as partial years will not be counted towards your experience.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): NO - 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.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management

Additional Information

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

Current Openings

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