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FO 21R - Assurance Analyst

Requisition #:  40884
Department: Ministry of Finance
Ministry Branch / Division: OCG
Posting Close Date: 2017-05-04
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Finance
Job Profile: Assurance_Analyst.docx
Job Summary:
Assurance Analyst
Financial Officer 21R
Salary $55,422.02 - $63,164.54 annually

An eligibility list may be established to fill permanent and/or temporary vacancies

Within the Ministry of Finance, the Assurance Analyst position at the Corporate Compliance and Controls Monitoring Branch in the Office of the Comptroller General ensures government payments are processed in accordance with legislation, financial and procurement policies and procedures, through consistent, accurate interpretation and application of approved compliance review routines and procedures. 
This position supports the division’s risk management and control framework, champions’ process improvement and standardization, ensures compliance with government core policy, and promotes best practices and program efficiencies.  They also provide advice and recommendations to Executive/Chief Financial Officers and senior financial managers in ministries regarding the effectiveness of their financial controls and procedures.
The Assurance Analyst position requires a motivated individual who works well both independently and as a collaborative and supportive team member. This position requires someone with strong critical judgement, analytical and communication skills.
If you are adaptable, have initiative as well as a positive attitude, and are ready to manage multiple competing priorities, then this is the challenge for you.
For full description of accountabilities and qualifications (education and experience), please review the attached job profile.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Tamara.Grbic@gov.bc.caDO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in business/economics or equivalent; or equivalent education and experience.

  • Experience interpreting legislation and conducting analytical research to support budget development and evaluation.

  • Experience preparing and analyzing financial data, accounting statements and financial reports.

  • Experience determining most efficient procedures to accomplish assignments.

  • Experience in accounts payable, procurement, compliance and/or audit support services is preferred.

  • Working towards a professional accounting designation is preferred.

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.

- A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


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Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications.

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