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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Director, Performance Audit - Compliance, Control & Research (CCR)
Business Leadership (Under Review)
Salary Range: $95,000 to $98,000

The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia, in Victoria is currently seeking an experienced Director to lead Compliance and Control audits as well as coordinate and conduct research on potential future audit topics. 

Reporting to the Executive Director, CCR ( Compliance, Control & Research ), this position is responsible for the development and coordination of  narrow-scoped audits of financial management controls, IT controls, and compliance with legislation that contribute to the assurance provided in the Auditor General’s opinion on the Public Accounts. This includes working with Financial Audit, Performance Audit and IT Audit leadership to research and identify risks that inform audit topic selection and resources available to plan, implement and deliver the projects.

Candidates will require superior core, leadership and technical competencies and strong communication skills.  The ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships with senior members of the Office is essential as is a track record of success in providing quality audit and assurance services.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A professional accounting designation or relevant Master’s degree (e.g. MBA, MPA)
    and
  • Five years of relevant post qualification audit experience conducting audits

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

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

We are accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m. February 24, 2017.  Promising candidates that don’t quite meet all the mandatory requirements may be considered for appointment at a lower level.

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

 

Performance Audit Analyst
Salary Range – Applied Leadership (Under Review)
$64,000 to $67,000

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.

Although we have a particular interest in environment, economics, transportation, energy and Aboriginal issues, we are always open to strong applications from other relevant sectors/disciplines. We are also looking for a Master’s Degree, or a Bachelor’s Degree combined with an accounting designation, or other professional qualification or experience relevant to our audit of provincial government. Ideally, your academic background is complemented by several years of related work experience. Promising candidates that don’t meet all the mandatory requirements may be considered for appointment at a lower level.

Please review the attached job description carefully. It offers detailed information about how we can work together.

In this position, you will work as part of 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 plans and reports, and participate effectively 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; helping build the performance audit group’s knowledge of government programs and identification of best practices; conducting literature and document reviews; conducting 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, audit or research skills gained through either course work or job experience; ability to prepare documents and reports as necessary and review them to ensure accuracy, clarity and completeness; a strong results orientation; good interpersonal and communication skills; a focus on the success of the team rather than the individual; 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 send a comprehensive cover letter along with your resume outlining your qualifications to humanresources@bcauditor.com.

We are accepting applications by email only until 4:30 p.m. March 10, 2017. Do not use the PSA system to apply.

For more information, contact Amanda Van Buskirk 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 and strong communication skills.  Candidates will be able to develop and maintain effective professional rapport with senior government officials, have a strong commitment to the ideals of an accountable and well-performing public sector, a track record of success in providing audit and assurance services and demonstrate strong core, leadership, and technical competencies, with emphasis on strategic thinking, change management, and interpersonal communication skills.

Competitive applicants must have:

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

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

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

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

We are accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m. March 17, 2017. 

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

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