FO-TMA 27R - Senior Manager, Risk Management and Taxation

BC Public Service - Burnaby, BC (29 days ago)

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Senior Manager, Senior Manager, Risk Management and Taxation, Finance Corporate
FO27 - $69,900.80 - $79,791.25 per annum plus a 6.6% temporary market adjustment
Regular, Full-Time/ Burnaby

The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of Government responsible for the wholesale distribution and retail sale of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis. In 2018/19 the LDB recorded gross sales of $3.6 billion, generating a net income of $1.104 billion that supported vital public services including health care and education. It has a workforce of approximately 4600 full- and part-time employees working across 197 BC Liquor Stores, seven BC Cannabis Stores (online and stand alone), a Head Office, three Wholesale Customer Centres and three Distribution Centres. The LDB is led by a General Manager and CEO who is responsible for administering the Liquor Distribution Act and the Cannabis Distribution Act, subject to direction from the Minister. As part of BC’s mixed-model retail system for liquor and non-medical cannabis, the LDB is committed to providing customers with an enhanced shopping environment, an expansive product selection and a high level of service.

The Senior Manager, Risk Management and Taxation leads, manages and is accountable for overseeing all aspects of the LDB’s tax compliance as well as providing oversight of the LDB Risk and Controls Program. The Senior Manager provides financial advisory services to assist the LDB in planning and adapting to changes in the regulatory regime

The Risks and Controls work group partners with the other areas of LDB to ensure a strong environment for internal controls. It does this by establishing and developing the Risk and Controls framework and providing guidance to the businesses to execute against this framework.

The Senior Manager works with a wide network of internal and external contacts and leads a team of analysts.

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies. To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition.

A criminal record check is required. An eligibility list may be established.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Elaine Low, Finance Director, Finance, Corporate, BC Liquor Distribution Branch, 3383 Gilmore Way, Burnaby BC V5G 4S1 or by phone at 604-252-7541. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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Education and Experience:
Holds a Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA) and is a member in good standing.
Note: If your designation was obtained from outside of Canada, you will need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through an applicable Canadian Accounting Association

Minimum of three years of recent, related experience:
As a financial manager, leading financial compliance, risks and taxation for a large entity, preferably in a wholesale/retail distribution environment.
Providing expert advice and recommendations to improve financial advice, stewardship and services.
Supervisory experience or leading a team in financial and/or administrative roles.

Knowledge of:
Familiarity with Provincial Tax Acts and Federal Tax Acts.
Accounting and auditing standards (e.g. International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS], GAAS and interpretation bulletins)
Taxation reporting
Risk management, internal controls, performance management, change leadership
Human resource management strategies, principles and practices that foster engaged and productive employees

Superior written and oral communication skills and attention to detail when communicating
Superior interpersonal/organizational/analytical skills
Ability to achieve deadlines within tight timelines while managing multiple priorities
Ability to manage the development and implementation of operational policies, procedures and guidelines
Ability to communicate complex information in a manner than can be understood by the audience
Ability to continually improve financial operations
Ability to work independently in delivering results