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BC Public Service

FO 21R - Financial Analyst

Victoria, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
60,998 to 69,422 per year
Posting Title

FO 21R - Financial Analyst

Position Classification

Financial Officer R21




Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$60,998.61 - $69,422.06 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 R21

An eligibility list may be established.

Please note this is an ongoing posting without a scheduled close date. The posting close date will be added to the posting a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the posting close date. Applications will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis

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 and 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.

Reporting to the Director, Decision Support, the Financial Analyst is a key financial expert supporting one of the component of the ministry's$2.5 billion PharmaCare budget. Highly organized, self-driven, detail oriented, and highly skilled in data analysis, the Financial Analyst will provide advisory services in the preparation of annual budgets; perform analysis of financial data and information; participate in the development and maintenance of a framework for setting, measuring, analyzing and reporting on financial performance; and integrate the reporting of financial and operational results.

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 or . 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business Administration, Commerce or Finance or related field and two (2) years of *related experience OR
  • Diploma in Business Administration, Commerce Finance, or a Financial Management Certificate Program or related field and three (3) years of *related experience OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.

*Related experience must include:
  • Experience applying and interpreting general finance and administrative policies, processes, and controls.
  • Experience analyzing financial and accounting statements.
  • Experience forecasting, developing and evaluating budgets.
  • Experience developing financial statements and reports.
  • Intermediate level experience using Excel in a financial environment including complex formulas, pivot tables and linked workbooks.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Chartered Professional Accounting Designation, or applicants who are currently or previously enrolled in the CPA professional education program.
  • Experience coordinating Quarter End/Fiscal Year End Financial Reporting.

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, itmay notbe 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.

Job Category

Banking, Finance and Insurance