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BC Public Service

FO 24R - Senior Financial Analyst

Victoria, BC
Full Time
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title
FO 24R - Senior Financial Analyst

Position Classification
Financial Officer R24


Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Corporate Management Services Branch

Job Summary

Senior Financial Analyst
Financial Officer 24

Currently there is 1 permanent position, and 1 temporary opportunity for 7 months. A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

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 .

A unique opportunity to apply your financial expertise in this exciting role.

Corporate Management Services Branch strives to provide excellence in corporate services and partner in both the Ministry of Attorney General's and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General's outcomes. Our mission as a central, consolidated support services team is to support all the program areas and branches. Corporate Management Services Branch provides central corporate services to all staff and branches/programs within both ministries.

We lead the preparation of budget submissions and financial reporting, and provide oversight, progress reporting, and provide expert advice to all branches within the justice and public safety sector. Corporate Management Services Branch performs day to day functions to its clients on finances, strategic human resources, facilities, including Shared Services, and corporate risk and security. Our branch is also the lead strategic link between its partners and government's central agencies.

The Senior Financial Analyst provides financial management and reporting advice and expertise to program clients, applying a broad range of accounting knowledge and a thorough understanding of the clients' programs, services and related business plans and priorities. The Senior Financial Analyst must function with tact and discretion to effectively communicate sensitive and often confidential information that may have a significant impact on clients' program budgets and service delivery. This portfolio includes complex and or high-profile programs, which are federally and provincially funded.

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Commerce, Business or Public Administration; AND
  • A combination of *3 years of related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

*Related experience is defined as a combination of the following:
  • Experience in budget development and estimates preparation, financial planning and analysis, budget monitoring, forecasting and preparation of financial reports for executive staff.
  • Experience interpreting legislation and conducting analytical research to support budget development and evaluation.
  • Experience developing collaborative relationships with executive leadership which includes writing and presenting materials, reporting, and providing advice.
  • Experience analyzing financial data for variances and trends and recommending remedial action.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Experience supervising staff, including providing performance feedback and supporting employee development.
  • A Professional accounting designation.

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