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A professional career with the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia provides opportunities for growth and promotion, offers a comprehensive salary and an excellent flexible benefit plan.
Located in beautiful downtown Victoria, the prestigious Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has been recognized nationally and internationally as a leader for excellence in promoting effective and accountable government. We offer diverse audit work, reasonable work/life balance and the opportunity to make a difference. You will get to practice your profession in our highly valued independent legislative audit office, where the work is both challenging and rewarding. In return, we offer opportunities and training to enhance your career progression and improve your professional and leadership skills.
Performance Audit Analyst - Salary Range: Applied Band $62,000 to $65,000
Are you looking for a dynamic and challenging team opportunity, while making an impact on the lives of British Columbians?
The Office of the Auditor General is an Independent Office of the Legislature offering meaningful, varied and challenging work, as well as opportunities to develop your career.
We are searching for experienced and developing professionals to fill the role of Performance Audit Analyst. You are eager to apply your skills to examine how well government is managing in a variety of program areas.
This opportunity will appeal to those who have a master’s degree in public administration or other related field. At this time we have a particular interest in Economics or Energy. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree combined with an accounting designation or other professional qualification relevant to our audit of provincial government, you are also encouraged to apply. Ideally, your academic background is complemented by several years of relevant work experience.
In this position, you will work in a team to examine the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of government programs. Using established audit methodologies and techniques, you will help to develop the audit plan, and collect and analyze data. You have strong communications and interpersonal skills that allow you to effectively develop reports and plans, and participate in team projects. Your career path shows your commitment to life-long learning.
Duties will include performing research on topics to assist in the performance audit work plan; help build the performance audit group’s knowledge of government programs and identification of best practices; conduct literature and document reviews; conduct performance audits by participating in interviews, taking detailed notes, using qualitative analysis techniques to analyse data and determining key themes.
Desired competencies include strong quantitative and qualitative analysis and research skills gained through either course work or job experience; ability to prepare reports and documents as necessary and review them to ensure accuracy, clarity and completeness; a strong results orientation; good interpersonal and communication skills; and a keen interest in accountability issues.
We offer a competitive compensation package, a flexible benefit plan and excellent on-going technical, professional and personal development. At the same time, you will help to change things for the better for British Columbians. All positions within the office require some travel.
Please review the attached job description carefully. It offers detailed information about how we can work together. Promising candidates that don’t quite meet all the mandatory requirements may be considered for appointment at a lower level.
Persons accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a police records check.
Please send a comprehensive cover letter along with your resume outlining your qualifications to email@example.com.
We are accepting applications by email only until March 14, 2014. Do not use the PSA system to apply.
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