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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.

Current opportunities:

Director, Professional Practices - Business Leadership
Salary: up to $98,718.78
 
The Office of the Auditor General is looking for a Director, Professional Practices to champion the Auditor General’s Quality Assurance System as it applies to financial audits. This new role will lead the development of policies, practices and training to support a financial audit practice that efficiently meets professional standards. This position will appeal to those with a strong knowledge of Canadian Auditing Standards, International Financial Reporting Standards and Public Sector Accounting Standards.
 
Legislative auditors exercise significant professional judgment in carrying out audits, reporting findings and supporting the Auditor General’s opinions. A robust quality assurance system is critical to ensuring that we are managing risks relating to independence, objectivity, credibility, relevance, capacity and audit quality.
 
Quality is the foundation of all of our work at the Office of the Auditor General. Our Quality Assurance System supports a quality-oriented internal culture and the production of quality audits. As a professional organization, we are dedicated to challenging ourselves, meeting high standards, and having fun. We take pride in our work, and look to grow as individuals and as a team.
 
Applicants must have:
·         A professional accounting designation
·         Five years of relevant post-qualification experience
·         Demonstrated subject matter expertise in assurance methodologies and practice
 
Experience in developing, delivering and coordinating technical training sessions is considered an advantage.
 
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 a comprehensive salary, great benefits, an excellent pension plan, and, most importantly – work/life fit that means you’ll have time to enjoy it all!
 
If you share our views and values, and are devoted to what we are – Professional Practices at the Office of the Auditor General may be the right place for you! Please review the 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 humanresources@bcauditor.com.  We are accepting applications by email only until 4:00PM Friday, September 19, 2014. For more information, please contact Brian Jones at (250)419-6171.
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 Audit Associates - CPA Student Opportunities - September 2015 This is a pre-approved program position
 
The Office of the Auditor General of BC is seeking applications from accounting students looking to become Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs). We will consider students who have completed CPA PEP modules. Preference may be given to those applicants who are new to the program. For more information regarding the CPA program, please see visit: http://gocpabc.ca/
 
We are an Independent Office of the Legislature, and one of the largest employers of audit professionals in Victoria.
 
Individuals who are successful in these roles:
·         Are able to work full-time and participate in CPA training modules (students must take the assurance elective)
·         Are able to communicate effectively
·         Are able to travel and work additional hours when required
·         Have a genuine interest in the work of the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia
 
We have opportunities to begin a new career in an organization with a wide range of large and small audit projects. We have positions for students who have passed, or will pass the pre-requisites prior to the anticipated hire date of September 2015, and are ready to begin the CPA program.
 
We support students with paid study leave days, tuition reimbursement, full vacation entitlement and a competitive salary and benefits package.
Please review the Job Description before submitting your application.
 
We are only accepting electronic applications emailed to hr@bcauditor.com beginning on August 29, 2014.
 
To apply, applicants must submit the following:
·         A cover letter, and
·         A resume
 
Please note:
·         All positions are located in Victoria, BC – successful candidates must be willing to relocate at their own expense.
·         These positions are held for those individuals who are seeking to gain required experience hours to complete their CPA designation.
·         Persons accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a criminal record check.
 

For more information, contact:
Maria Timms, HR Analyst mtimms@bcauditor.com
(250) 419-6218                                       
 
Closing Date: 11:59 PM, September 17, 2014
 
 
 
 
Persons accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a police records check.

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