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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Band 4 - Senior Manager, IT Audit
Permanent, Full Time Regular Position
Salary Range: $87,600 - $114,100 annually plus benefits (valued at approx. 26%)
This position is exempt from Union Membership

The Office of the Auditor General’s Performance & Information Technology (IT) Audit Portfolio has a new career opportunity for a Senior Manager of IT Audit.

Join us and lead the team responsible for performing technology risk and control assessments in IT environments across Provincial Government entities. 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!

This role provides challenging opportunities in IT audits (including integrated operational audits). The successful candidate may act as an Engagement Leader on specific assignments, leading a team of IT Audit professionals, ensuring that all projects are planned and conducted according to professional standards as well as developing skills and competencies required in this ever changing discipline.

You’ll get to practice and grow your managerial and technical 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.

Your cover letter, resume and completed questionnaire should clearly outline your qualifications and indicate what you will bring to the position.

Please email hr@bcauditor.com with your:

We are accepting applications by email only until 4:30pm July 27, 2018.

For more information contact Amanda Van Buskirk at avanbuskirk@bcauditor.com

Individuals accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a police records check.

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Band 5 – Chief Information Officer
Permanent, Full Time Regular Position
Salary Range:
$101,900 – $127,400 annually plus flexible benefits (valued at approx. 25%)
This position is exempt from Union Membership

Are you ready to take on a new challenge and be a leader in Information and Technology in BC?

The Office of the Auditor General of BC is actively recruiting for a CIO to take the lead in establishing a strategic enterprise view of IT/IM in the auditing field.

This unique opportunity is the chance to take on a new leadership role to drive change and innovation.  We are looking for a senior level IT/IM professional who is willing to take on this challenge, be part of an emerging new field in auditing and wants to live and work in beautiful Victoria.

To enhance the quality of audits provided to the legislature of British Columbia, the OAG BC recently completed an internal organizational design initiative.  As a result, the new role of Chief Information Officer has been established to provide the insight and strategic enterprise view of information and technology to achieve the strategic objectives in our service plan.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Auditor General, the successful candidate will provide vision and strategic leadership to the OAG BC in delivering information management and technology.  The CIO will provide leadership to a team of seven experienced IM/IT professionals to meet current and future needs of the organization.

As a Chief Information Officer you will have:

  • Completion of an University degree, in the Business, Computing Science or related discipline; or equivalent combination of related diploma
  • At least seven years senior leadership experience
  • Seven or more years’ experience managing IM/IT staff, project teams and budgets.
  • Seven or more years’ experience with strategic planning and business transformation in a technology-dependent business area or information systems branch.
  • Seven or more years’ experience and proven track record of success in leading, developing and implementing and managing information management and information technology systems, policies, programs and projects in a complex systems environment including data security and data management.

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.

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

Please email hr@bcauditor.com with your:

We are accepting applications by email only until July 27, 2018.

For more information contact Stephen Kearsey at Skearsey@bcauditor.com.

Persons accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a police records check.

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Band 2 - Financial Auditor
Permanent Full Time Regular Position
Salary Range: $62,000 to $86,000 annually plus flexible benefits (valued at approx. 25%)
This position is exempt from Union Membership
Additional qualified candidates may be appointed to future, similar vacancies within the OAG

We’re searching for qualified CPA’s with financial audit experience who want work that makes a difference to the people of British Columbia. If you have received your designation since 2015, you must have completed the Assurance Module.

A professional financial auditing career with the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia provides opportunities for growth, offers a comprehensive salary, great benefits, and an excellent pension plan. We are seeking several new staff members, some for immediate appointment and some for later in the year. 

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

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) and eligibility for membership in good standing in the appropriate professional association or an equivalent international designation.  Applicants who have attained their CPA designation after 2015 must demonstrate the successful completion of the assurance module
  • Recent related experience conducting financial statement audits, including responsibility for managing, planning, conducting and reporting audit/assessment activities
  • Current and thorough knowledge of Canadian GAAS and GAAP

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.

We are not soliciting student resumes at this time. Our current search is for experienced financial auditors only. If you have submitted a resume within the past 6 months, there is no need to reapply.

Please email hr@bcauditor.com with your:

We are now accepting ongoing applications until 4:30 p.m. December 30, 2018.

For more information contact Amanda Van Buskirk at avanbuskirk@bcauditor.com

Persons accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a police records check.

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The Office of the Auditor General values and welcomes the diversity of people and ideas. We strive to create a workplace where individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected in ways that develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

Persons accepting employment with the Office of the Auditor General are subject to a police records check.