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BC Public Service

FO 18R - Financial Analyst

Victoria, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
58,319 to 66,096 per year
Posting Title

FO 18R - Financial Analyst

Position Classification

Financial Officer R18




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$58,319.24 - $66,096.20 annually

Close Date

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division

Finance and Corporate Services

Job Summary

Financial Analyst
Financial Officer R18

Please Note:This is an ongoing posting without scheduled a closing date. This posting may be open for up to 6 months. The posting closing date will be added to the posting a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the scheduled closing date. Applications will be reviewed every 2 weeks.
There are currently 3 positions available.
An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

An excellent opportunity to apply your analytical expertise!

The Ministry of Health is responsible for maintaining an accessible, high quality, affordable system for health service delivery that meets the needs of the citizens of the Province of BC. Its mandate is to support and enhance a responsive, comprehensive, regionalized health care system that promotes and provides for the physical, mental community health of all British Columbians.

The Finance and Corporate Services Division supports the Ministry Executive and programs by managing and ensuring a consistent approach to financial and corporate issues. The services are provided through five branches: Financial Operations, Financial Analysis and Decision Support, Regional Grants and Decision Support, Audit and Investigations, and Logistics Strategy. These branches provide financial advice and assist programs to meet their strategic goals and operational plans, and ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and central agency directives.

Within the Financial Analysis and Decision Support Finance Branch, the Financial Analyst is a key financial expert supporting various divisions within the Ministry. Highly organized, self-driven and detail oriented, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for budget development and management, financial reporting, analysis and monitoring of ministry capital and expenditures, as well as other related duties, in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards and financial policies. The Financial Analysts needs to possess strong interpersonal skills to support working with staff at all levels of government, as well as external agencies regarding financial matters. Reporting to the Budget Manager, the Financial Analyst will draw on their energetic and positive attitude to work with and support staffwithin the Branch, Division, and Ministry as well as external providers.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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.

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

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

• Post-Secondary Diploma or greater in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Public Administration, and a minimum of one year experience in two or more of the related work experience listed below.
• An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.

Related experience includes:

• Experience monitoring budgets/forecasts and providing variance explanations.
• Experience in coordinating and compiling financial data in an electronic environment.
• Experience providing client service in a financial environment.
• Experience analyzing financial and accounting statements and recommending reallocations.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

• Experience in Corporate Financial Systems (Oracle), including CFS Reporting and Data Warehouse.

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 - 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 (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.

Job Category

Finance, Health Services

Additional Information
Banking, Finance and Insurance