Assistant Manager, Banking
At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of ‘Service. Relationships. Results.’ is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.
The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.
We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations – from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC’s Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.
Finance is separated into four work groups (Finance Corporate, Finance Wholesale, Finance Retail, and Shared Services) and provides financial services to all LDB departments. The Finance division provides financial reporting, advisory services, budgeting, capital asset reporting, and financial transactional processing (banking, accounting payable, accounts receivable). Finance is responsible for the LDB’s enterprise risk management program and oversees regulatory compliance for BC liquor manufacturers/warehouses.
The Assistant Manager Banking is responsible for leading all aspects of the LDB’s banking-related accounting, controls and transactions. The Assistant Manager provides advice and recommendations regarding the resolution of banking-related issues, contributes to financial stewardship and supervises the banking team. The Assistant Manager also contributes to the improvement of policies, procedures and systems to enhance the accuracy, efficiency, risk management and timeliness of all aspects of financial transaction processing.
Working conditions include successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check as required by the ministry. Office environment entails the use of computer hardware, financial and other software programs relevant to the job function (ie. spreadsheets; formulas, functions, pivot tables, graphing, analysis and reporting tools such as Oracle eBusiness. Occasional work outside regular business hours to meet deadlines may be required.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
An eligibility list for temporary future opportunities may be established.
Diploma in bookkeeping/accounting and 3 years of recent (within the last 5 years) related experience* working for a large organization** or 5 years of recent (within the last 7 years), related experience* working for a large organization**.
Diploma or Degree in office/business administration, preferred
- Recent, related, experience:
Working with complex, integrated ERP systems and providing financial stewardship services
Supervising three or more financial services clerical employees
Supervising basic bookkeeping/accounting tasks, preparing accruals, banking, reconciling financial records, and interacting effectively with internal/external clients
**A large organization is defined as an organization that has one or more of: over 500 employees, over $30 million in revenue and over $15 million in capital. Please include and detail this information in your resume and experience as it will be used to assess each candidate’s qualifications.
How to Apply & Application Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description.
A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
For specific position-related enquiries, please contact at Candice Palmer, Manager, Accounts Receivable, Finance Shared Services at 604-252-7555.
Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.