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.

Current opportunities:

Training & Development Manager (Excluded)
Applied Leadership Salary Range: ~$70,000 to $80,000

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 are an independent office of the legislature offering a comprehensive salary and benefits, an excellent pension plan, and, most importantly – work that makes a real difference in British Columbia.

We are looking for someone who shares the Office’s commitment and enthusiasm for professional development.  Reporting to the Executive Director, HR & OD, the T&D manager is a team player that will work closely with multiple stakeholders and Office teams to align learning opportunities across the Office to build talent capability and organizational effectiveness.  The T&D manager is responsible for coordinating all activities related to course delivery, course registration, analysis of evaluations as well as the coordination of the Office-wide curriculum and supporting our Chartered Professional Accountant associate training program.

The position is of most interest to those who

  • are collaborative planners and results oriented
  • can lead the design, implementation and sustainment of high impact professional development, engagement and learning solutions
  • understand how to engage adult learners
  • have a high technical aptitude, eye for good design
  • possess exceptional writing and communication skills
  • can develop or refine in-house learning programs

Ensuring transfer of learning and gaining staff commitment to training is anticipated and included in design with plans to ensure continuous improvement. Managing the budget and reporting of the training finances as well as experience in procurement of training and vendor management are crucial.

Successful Applicants will have:

  • A University degree, plus Provincial Instructor’s diploma or other Adult Education specialization, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Experience conducting formal corporate learning needs assessments and program evaluation.
  • A professional accounting designation and recent experience coaching and teaching articling students would be considered an asset.

Please review the job description carefully. It offers detailed information about our expectations, and you’ll be able to assess your fit for our vacancy.

We do not accept applications via the on line process. Please send your cover letter and resume, clearly outlining your qualifications and indicate what you will bring to the position to hr@bcauditor.com.

We are accepting electronic applications only until February 22, 2016. 

For more information on the work we do, contact Penny Limer, HR Advisor, plimer@bcauditor.com.

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Manager, Performance Audit
Business Leadership Salary Range: ~$81,000 to $87,000

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia is currently seeking applicants for the regular full time position of Manager, Performance Audit.  As an independent office of the Legislature, the Office reports on the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of public sector programs. The performance audits and other projects cover all government sectors including health, education, social services, justice, transportation and natural resource management.  They may focus on issues of governance, financial management, information technology, contract management, and program effectiveness both within these sectors as well as across the provincial government. CPA Canada assurance standards guide how performance audits are conducted.

The Manager, Performance Audit works under the direction of a portfolio Director or Assistant Auditor General 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. This position is a leadership position in the Office and can lead to greater opportunities.

Located in downtown Victoria, the Office has a strong mandate through the Auditor General Act to promote effective and accountable government. The Office offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, an excellent pension plan, and a collegial work environment.  It also provides an opportunity for staff to positively contribute to enhancing the performance and accountability of the BC public sector through a variety of projects and assignments.

Applicants must have:

  • A post-graduate degree or evidence of continuous learning relevant to a specialist credential in a relevant field such as business, finance, public administration or a field directly relevant to the provincial public sector

AND

  • A minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience conducting audits and /or assessments of an organization’s performance, including responsibility for managing, planning, conducting and reporting on audit/assessment projects

Work experience in an independent audit office, and private or public manager-level experience in an audit environment, and familiarity with CPA Canada assurance standards are preferred but not essential.

Please review the job description carefully.  It offers detailed information about the competencies required for this 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 February 26, 2016.

For more information, contact Penny Limer, Human Resources Advisor, at plimer@bcauditor.com.

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