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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Senior Manager, Accounting, Policy and Controls

Full Time
4 days ago
86,200 to 122,100 per year
Posting Title
BAND 3 - Senior Manager, Accounting, Policy and Controls

Position Classification
Band 3


Work Options

Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Penticton, BC V2A 8X1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$86,200.00 - $122,100.01 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance

Ministry Branch / Division
Corporate Financial and Facilities Services, Corporate Services Division

Job Summary

Bring your financial expertise and leadership skills to this opportunity

Within the Ministry of Finance, the Corporate Services Division is responsible for providing corporate financial management, budgeting, and facilities management (CFFS), performance reporting and corporate priorities (PMCP), strategic human resource services (SHR), information management/technology services (IMB), and Division Operations (DOB). These services are provided to a pod of clients, including but not limited to the Ministry of Finance, Government House, Office of the Premier, Government Communications and Public Engagement, and Crown Agencies Secretariat. The Corporate Financial and Facilities Services Branch is responsible for the delivery of ministry corporate financial and facilities services including budget development and management, asset and liability management, financial reporting and analysis, payment processing, procurement management, accounting advisory services, governance and compliance, facilities management, and physical security.

Reporting to the Director, Accounting and Reporting, the Senior Manager, Accounting, Policy and Controls leads a high-functioning team of financial analysts to oversee financial quality assurance, develop and implement financial policies and procedures and test and make recommendations on internal controls within the Ministry. The position is responsible for the planning, implementation and management of the Ministry's Internal Control Framework. The Senior Manager is responsible for managing projects, tasks, and staff concurrently, including oversight of ministry, divisional and branch risks and objectives. The Senior Manager works to promote the Ministry's internal control function by fostering an environment of trust and openness with diverse ministry staff and management.

Job Requirements:
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA or equivalent).
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in financial statement audit or internal audit.
  • Experience assessing and making recommendations on internal controls.
  • Experience leading and developing diverse teams.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience analysing and applying provincial government financial policies, procedures, legislation, or Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) Standards.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in financial statement audit or internal audit.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved telework agreement. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.
This position is currently under review for exclusion.

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.

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 .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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:
CRC - 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
Management and Executive