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BC Public Service

FO 24R - Senior Financial Analyst, Retail

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Posting Title
FO 24R - Senior Financial Analyst, Retail

Position Classification
Financial Officer R24


Work Options

Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$ 76,071.18 - $ 86,658.48 per annum PLUS 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Liquor Distribution Branch

Job Summary

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:

The Senior Financial Analyst is relied upon to apply financial knowledge and analytical skills to prepare budgets, complete analytical assignments, and design performance metric reports. The work requires a strong client service orientation, superior analytical skills, and business acumen.

The Analyst works in a team environment to ensure that department Directors/Managers have the information they need to achieve operational targets. The Analyst plays a vital role: monitoring expenses, providing cost control support, ensuring compliance and/or reporting of spending policies set by management and recommending cost savings strategies to all Retail Operations, including retail stores. The Analyst is relied upon to apply an understanding of client departments (e.g., including Retail operations, Merchandising, Marketing, etc.) and professional financial accounting to ensure the appropriate allocation of costs to the Retail, Wholesale and Corporate divisions. The Analyst also contributes to various financial and forecasting models.

A criminal record check is required.

Successful candidates may be required to 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 temporary future opportunities may be established.

There are two temporary positions available.

Position requirements:

Education and Experience:

Current Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA)* and is a member in good standing, along with a minimum of 3 years of recent, related experience*.

*Recent, related experience must have occurred in the last 5 years and must include the following:
  • Developing budgets, forecasts, and reports, including the analysis and validation of data for period end reports.

Preference may be given to those candidates with any of the following:
  • Experience working in a large retail environment with multi-million-dollar annual sales.
  • Experience in beverage alcohol industry/supply chain or wholesale/retail operations.

*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.

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 Elaine Morrow, A/HR Advisor, Talent & Compensation 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 .

Posting Closing Date: Applications will continue to be accepted until a closing date is determined. The closing date will be published with 5 days' notice.

Job Category
Administrative Services, Finance

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-14

Current Openings

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