FO-TMA 24R - Compliance Auditor

BC Public Service - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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Compliance Auditor, FO R24, Finance Wholesale
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, twelve 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 Compliance Auditor manages and conducts all aspects of the audit program for an assigned portfolio of audits. This includes developing the audit program framework, creating the annual audit plan, conducting and overseeing audits, and preparing related reports and schedules. The Compliance Auditor works with a wide network of internal and external contacts and supervises a team of compliance analysts and administrative staff.

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.

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

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Mandatory: 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

Recent, Related Experience:
Minimum of one (1) year of recent (within the last five years) experience conducting financial audits, preferably in a wholesale/distribution or regulatory environment
One year recent experience supervising, or acting as a team-leader in a financial and administrative environment.
Preference may be given to those candidates’ with 2 years of recent, related experience:
As a financial audit professional in a regulatory compliance role
Beverage alcohol industry/supply chain or whole/sale retail operations

Knowledge of:
Accounting standards (e.g. GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS] and interpretation bulletins)
Wholesale supply chain management best practices, industry trends and advancements
Risk management, performance management
Procurement, contract management, project management
Human resource management strategies, principles and practices that foster engaged and productive employees
Financial computer software programs, analysis and reporting tools (see: Tools/equipment)

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 communicate complex information in a manner than can be understood by the audience