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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Senior Manager, Compliance Audits ** Amendment - Close Date **

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
86,200 to 122,100 per year
Posting Title
BAND 3 - Senior Manager, Compliance Audits ** Amendment - Close Date **

Position Classification
Band 3


Work Options

Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$86,200.00 - $122,100.01 per annum

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

Senior Manager, Compliance Audits
Band 3

** Amendment - This job posting will be Open until Filled. **

About the BCLDB:

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of government that provide oversight for the beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis industries in the province. The LDB is responsible for the wholesale distribution of liquor and cannabis, and operates the retail brands BCLIQUOR and BC Cannabis Stores.

The LDB is committed to government's goals of making life better for people in B.C., improving services, and ensuring a sustainable province for future generations. The revenue generated by the LDB helps fund essential public services like health care, education, and community programming. Learn more on the LDB careers page.

Finance is separated into five work groups (Finance Corporate, Finance Wholesale, Regulatory and Compliance, Finance Retail, and Shared Services) and provides financial services to all LDB departments. The Finance division provides financial reporting, advisory services, budgeting, capital asset reporting, and financial transactional processing (banking, accounting payable, accounts receivable). Finance is responsible for the LDB's enterprise risk management program and oversees regulatory compliance for BC liquor manufacturers/warehouses.

About this role:

Reporting to the Director, Regulatory & Compliance, the Senior Manager, Compliance Audit is responsible for ensuring the Regulatory & Compliance division management team has the financial stewardship services it needs to provide assurance on compliance of the private liquor distribution, liquor manufacturing, Cannabis cultivation, and cannabis production sectors with regulatory requirements, and make sound business recommendations regarding changes to policy, Acts, and/or Regulations and impacts on audit programs. This involves assessing compliance risks, leading, and managing audit programs, overseeing inventory counts and addressing non-compliance issues. The Senior Manager works closely with a network of key internal and external stakeholders and leads a team of financial professionals responsible for all auditing aspects for LDB liquor manufacturers, private liquor warehouse programs, cannabis cultivators, and cannabis licensed producers. A criminal record check is required.

Working Conditions include occasional overnight travel within the Province of British Columbia and work outside regular business hours to meet deadlines, as required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

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

Position requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA) and a membership in good standing. 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.
  • A minimum of five years of recent, related experience* in a senior leadership role.
  • A minimum of 3 years continuous experience (within the past five years) supervising two or more employees in financial and administrative roles, preferably within a unionized environment.

*Recent, related experience must be within the last seven years and include the following:
  • Leading, managing, supervising, and executing audits.
  • Leading significant change initiatives which improved the alignment of financial advice, stewardship and/or services with the business requirements of internal client groups.

Preference may be given to candidates with:
  • Experience leading and managing the provision of compliance, policy and internal control advice, stewardship and services for a large wholesale or retail operation with $5 + million annual sales.

Application instructions:

To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the position requirements section above. 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 Description. Applicants must meet the requirements as described below to be considered:
  • A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
  • 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.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Jennifer Robinson, HR Advisor at .

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

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.

This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements, such as a hybrid work combination of in-office and work-from-home, following the guidelines established for flexible workplaces .

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, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

Job Category
Leadership and Management
Management and Executive