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.

If you think you’re our next amazing hire, or know someone who would be a great fit, but you don't see the role here, subscribe to our notification service to be emailed when we post specific positions across all departments.
For CPA's in particular, we are always interested in speaking with qualified individuals. Please e-mail hr@bcauditor.com for more information.

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Executive Director, Financial Audits
(Please note: this recruitment is being managed by WMC. To learn more about this opportunity please see their website)

The Office of the Auditor General (the OAG) serves the Legislative Assembly and the people of British Columbia by providing independent assessments and advice that enhance government accountability and performance. The work of the Office of the Auditor General spans all government ministries, as well as Crown corporations and other agencies. Reports resulting from assurance engagements are presented to the Legislative Assembly and are available for public scrutiny.

The Executive Director, Financial Audit 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 with assisting the Auditor General to fulfill the requirements of the Auditor General Act. The position is responsible for managing resources and meeting program deliverables within budget and time allotments.

You will be involved in:

  • Directing the planning, management and completion of several concurrent audits.
  • Ensuring financial audit activities comply with the office framework of policies and procedures reflecting best professional practices and quality assurance standards.
  • Presenting findings and recommendations before the Public Accounts Committee of the Legislature, audit committees or governing boards of provincial public sector entities, and senior management within ministries and public sector entities.
  • Contributing to office-wide and portfolio strategic planning.
  • Providing input into office-wide policy development.

For the recruitment process, we want seasoned accountants who possess a CPA designation combined with at least 5 years of relevant post qualification audit experience. Ideally the experience is in leading financial statement assurance engagements where interpretation and application of the Canadian Auditing Standards and accounting principles (under IFRS and PSAB financial reporting frameworks) are imperative. We are seeking professionals with a reputation for dealing with complex problems, for building effective relationships across a wide range of stakeholders, and known for maintaining high quality standards. Public sector methodology and related software (e.g., Caseware, CPEM, etc.) would be preferred as well as experience developing, delivering, and coordinating technical training sessions.

If you are at a stage in your career where you are ready to expand your audit expertise within a highly technical role and are excited at the prospect of living in Victoria, then please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence. For more information, please contact Kataneh Sherkat or Don Sherritt of WMC at (604)443-3727 or visit the WMC website.

NOTE: Please DO NOT submit your application through this careers page. Applications will ONLY be accepted through the WMC website

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ISL 24R - Intermediate SharePoint/Web Developer (Amended)
Permanent Full Time Regular Position
Salary Range: $61,358.64 - $70,016.90 annually plus a 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
This position is exempt from Union Membership

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 searching for an experienced individual to fill the role of an Intermediate SharePoint/Web Developer. The OAG is an independent office of the legislature that has its own technical service team to support the important audit work. The SharePoint developer provides technical expertise and advice in the development and maintenance of applications, and conducts technical quality assurance audits and post implementation reviews.

This opportunity is directed to those applicants with the following education and experience:

  • Degree, diploma, certification or equivalent in the computer science field, or equivalent
  • Multiple years of successful experience in a broad number of application development tools including web development with .net technologies (CSS, Visual Studio, C++) as well as SharePoint 2010, 2013 and/or 2016
  • Experience with form and workflow process software such as InfoPath and  Nintex Workflow (or workflow equivalent)
  • Knowledge of SQL Server, SSRS and MS Access database technologies is an asset
  • Experience building sites and pages with “out-of-the-box” SharePoint 2016 functionality and SharePoint Designer
  • Knowledge of application design and development life cycle principals, related programming languages
  • Knowledge of records management principles and SharePoint Records Centre is an asset

You must have the ability to communicate technical information clearly, both orally and in writing. As a team member you will contribute to group objectives and enhance output in a team environment through co-operation and interaction. You will be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals at all levels, where customer service expectations are high, and deadlines are very important.

This position requires you to complete assignments and organize your workload effectively and efficiently to achieve results within acceptable timeframes with changing priorities/deadlines.

Please review the job description for this position carefully, and prepare your cover letter, resume and the questionnaire by clearly showing where and when you achieved the required experience. The successful applicant will have to get up to speed quickly and therefore, we will only consider those who meet all the criteria listed above.

Please email hr@bcauditor.com with your:

Date Extended: we are now accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m. March 9, 2018.

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

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Band 2 - IT Auditor
Permanent Full Time Regular Position
Salary Range: approximately $73,000 - $80,000
This position is exempt from Union Membership

The search is on.

You’re searching for challenging and meaningful work.

We’re searching for qualified CISA,CISM, CISSP or IT experts with audit experience who want work that makes a difference.

The Office of the Auditor General’s Performance & Information Technology (IT) Audit Portfolio has a new career opportunity for an IT Auditor. Join the team responsible for performing technology risk and control assessments in IT environments across Provincial Government entities. This role provides challenging opportunities in IT audits (including integrated operational audits). The successful candidate will act as Colleea lead auditor on specific assignments, and write clear and concise, non-technical reports summarizing level of risk, scope, findings, recommendations, and the current status of issues.

The 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!

You’ll get to practice and grow your specialized skills in our highly-valued legislative audit office, where the work is both challenging and rewarding.

Please review the job description carefully. It offers detailed information about how we can work together to put an end to your search – and ours.

Please review the job description for this position carefully, and prepare your cover letter, resume and the questionnaire by clearly showing where and when you achieved the required experience. The successful applicant will have to get up to speed quickly and therefore, we will only consider those who meet all the criteria listed above.

Please email hr@bcauditor.com with your:

Date Extended: we are now accepting email applications until 4:30 p.m. February 23, 2018.

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

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