Financial Officer R18
3 positions available.
An eligibility list may be established.
A great opportunity to take the next step in your career!
The Ministry of Health is responsible for maintaining an accessible, high quality, affordable system for health service delivery that meets the needs of the citizens of the Province of British Columbia.
The Finance and Decision Support Branch supports the Finance and Corporate Services Division by managing and ensuring a consistent approach to financial, accounting and corporate services policy, planning and performance oversight/reporting. The Branch provides direction on internal ministry financial administration, and prepares and monitors the ministry budgets, forecasts, funding allocations, audit and capital projects. These services assist program areas and health authorities meet their strategic goals and operational plans, and ensures compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, policy and central agency directives.
The Role: Within the Finance and Decision Support unit, the Financial Analyst is a key financial expert supporting various divisions within the Ministry. Highly organized, self-driven and detail oriented, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for budget development and management, financial reporting, analysis and monitoring as well as other related duties, in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards and financial policies. The Financial Analysts needs to possess strong interpersonal skills to support working with staff at all levels of government, as well as external agencies regarding financial matters. Reporting to the Budget Manager, the Financial Analyst will draw on their energetic and positive attitude to work with and support Finance and Decision Support staff, program staff, and external providers.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Brenda.Rafter@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Degree or higher in Business Administration, Commerce or Finance and 2 or more years of related experience; OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preference may be given to applicants with a Professional Accounting Designation (CPA/CPA-CA/CPA-CGA/CPA-CMA).
Related experience is defined as a combination of all the following:
Experience in conducting financial forecasts and analysis
Experience supporting budget evaluation processes for multiple business areas
Experience analyzing financial and accounting statements and recommending reallocations
Experience developing financial statements and reports
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 Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES - 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.
Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.