Provide your strong leadership, financial aptitude, and communication skills to this integral executive role
The Ministry of Finance plays a key role in establishing, implementing and reviewing government’s economic, fiscal and taxation policies. The Ministry continues to focus on the priorities of fiscal sustainability and a competitive economy that will ensure the Province’s success in meeting its strategic goals. The Office of the Comptroller General is responsible for the overall quality and integrity of the government's financial management and control systems.
As the Comptroller General, you provide leadership in financial management, financial oversight, financial reporting, and financial systems. Reporting to the Deputy Minister of Finance and serving as a member of the Ministry’s executive, you serve as a resource for professional topic advice and guidance to Public Service organizations with respect to accounting standards and practices. This role encompasses developing and executing the annual audit plan and ensuring quality assurance in regard to program or performance audits, control or compliance audits, benchmarking exercises or IM/ IT audits which examine and evaluate organizational activities.
The Comptroller General must possess expert knowledge and leadership experience in the areas of financial management and program policy; information technology and management information systems; reporting, performing and leading audits and program evaluations in a large organization; and a professional accounting designation in an accounting and/or auditing body (CPA, CMA, CGA, CA, CIA). Leadership capabilities include the ability to communicate complex issues and formulate solutions; build strong working relationships and foster a cooperative environment; maintain long-term perspective while delivering short-term solutions; and the ability to translate vision to goals and strategies through facilitation and organizational change leadership.
The BC Public Service exemplifies the very nature of our amazing province. We provide a progressive, professional work environment balanced with a lifestyle that encompasses and endorses diversity, health and career growth.
Across British Columbia dedicated employees of the BC Public Service are making valuable contributions every day to provide outstanding service to the people of our province. When you put your ideas to work with us, you'll have access to a range of career options, unique benefits and experiences that you just won't find anywhere else.