Careers

Do you want to be part of a challenging and rewarding work community?

A career with the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia provides opportunities for growth and promotion, while offering a comprehensive salary and an excellent flexible benefit plan.

Located in beautiful downtown Victoria, our prestigious Office has been recognized nationally and internationally as a leader for excellence in promoting effective and accountable government. We offer diverse work, reasonable work/life balance and the opportunity to make a difference.

Practice your profession in our highly-valued independent legislative audit office. In return, we offer opportunities and training to enhance your career progression and improve your professional skills.

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We are looking for experience and leadership in Financial Audit.
You are looking for an opportunity to excel and make a difference.

 

Executive Director, Financial Audit
Strategic Leadership

Salary Range: $110,400 to $115,600

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia is accepting applications for Executive Director of the Financial Audit team.

The Executive Director implements the Office’s business goals under the direction of an Assistant Auditor General and contributes significantly to the Office’s strategic corporate agenda. The Executive Director is directly involved in assisting the Auditor General to fulfil the requirements of the Auditor General Act. The position is responsible for managing resources and meeting program deliverables within budget and time allotments.

The position will require strong core, leadership and technical competencies, with emphasis on strategic thinking and change management, as well as flexibility, innovation, and strong interpersonal communication skills.  Candidates must be able to develop and maintain an effective professional rapport with senior government officials, have a strong commitment to the ideals of an accountable and well-performing public sector, and a track record of success in providing audit and assurance services.

Competitive applicants must have:

  • a professional accounting designation (CPA or international equivalent)
  • successful private- or public-sector director-level experience in an audit environment
  • demonstrated ability to strategically lead projects at a senior level
  • ability to tackle multi-faceted problems with sophisticated planning, advanced project management, and the ability to influence senior decision makers

Promising candidates that don’t quite meet all the mandatory requirements may be considered for appointment at a lower level.

Please review the complete job description for further details about the position.

Please send a cover letter along with a resume outlining your qualifications to: humanresources@bcauditor.com.

We are accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m., September 16, 2016.

For more information, contact Amanda Van Buskirk, HR Program Coordinator, at avanbuskirk@bcauditor.com

 

Director, Financial Audit
Business Leadership

Salary Range: $95,000 to $98,000 per year (approx.)

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia is currently seeking a Director of Financial Audit.  The Director implements the Office’s business goals under the direction of an Assistant Auditor General and contributes significantly to the Office’s strategic agenda. The Director leads multiple audit teams under the requirements of the Auditor General Act. The position is responsible for managing resources and meeting program deliverables within budget and time allotments.

The position will require strong core, leadership and technical competencies, with emphasis on strategic thinking and change management, as well as flexibility, innovation, and strong interpersonal communication skills.  Candidates must be able to develop and maintain an effective professional rapport with senior government officials, have a strong commitment to the ideals of an accountable and well-performing public sector, and a track record of success in providing audit and assurance services.

Competitive applicants must have:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA or international equivalent) and experience conducting financial audits as per GAAS.
  • A minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience leading financial audits, including responsibility for planning, managing, conducting and reporting.

Promising candidates that don’t quite meet all the mandatory requirements may be considered for appointment at a lower level.

Please review the complete job description for further details about the position.

Please send a cover letter along with a resume outlining your qualifications to: humanresources@bcauditor.com.

We are accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m., September 23, 2016.

For more information, contact Amanda Van Buskirk, HR Program Coordinator, at avanbuskirk@bcauditor.com.

 

Manager, Financial Audit
Business Leadership

Salary Range: $81,000 to $84,000 per year

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia is accepting applications for a Manager in the Financial Audit portfolio.  This position is a leadership position in the Office and can lead to greater opportunities.

A Manager, Financial Audit works under the direction of a Director or Senior Audit Manager and contributes significantly to the Office’s operations. The Manager is directly involved with fulfilling the requirements of the Auditor General Act. The position is responsible for managing resources and meeting program deliverables within budget and time allotments.

Competitive applicants must have:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA or international equivalent)
  • Successful progressively responsible experience conducting external financial audits, including leading audit teams, over multiple audit cycles (years).

Experience conducting external audits in a government setting would be considered an advantage.

Promising candidates that don’t quite meet all the mandatory requirements may be considered for appointment at a lower level.

Please review the complete job description for further details about the position.

Please send a comprehensive cover letter and resume clearly showing how your experience matches our requirements to humanresources@bcauditor.com.

We are accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m., September 9, 2016.

For more information, contact Amanda Van Buskirk, HR Program Coordinator, at avanbuskirk@bcauditor.com.

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