[OY684] | BAND 4 - Senior Director, Financial Operations **CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

[OY684] | BAND 4 - Senior Director, Financial Operations **CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

30 Jun
BC Public Service Agency

30 Jun

BC Public Service Agency


Senior Director, Financial Operations

Management Band 4

AMENDMENT JUNE 30:  This posting has been extended to close on Friday June 9.

This position is excluded from union membership.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies..

Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role!

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 BC.  Its mandate is to support and enhance a responsive, comprehensive, regionalized health care system that promotes and provides for the physical,

mental and community health of all British Columbians.   

The Finance and Corporate Services Division supports the Ministry Executive and programs by managing and ensuring a consistent approach to financial and corporate issues.  The services are provided through six branches: Financial Operations, Strategic Finance, Regional Grants and Decision Support, Audit and Investigations, Capital Services and Business Financial Transformation. These branches provide financial advice and assist programs to meet their strategic goals and operational plans, and ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and central agency directives

The Senior Director, Financial Operations provides strategic oversight in establishing and overseeing efficient accounting and financial system operations.  The position is responsible for effective stewardship of Ministry resources to achieve compliance with legislation and policy; ensures the development and maintenance of a Ministry framework for setting, measuring, analyzing, and reporting on operational performance measures; and, influences Ministry decisions by working closely with internal and external stakeholders and directing and overseeing the production and conveyance of the strategic and analytical financial implications of initiatives and projects.

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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: (phone hidden).

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

- Professional Accounting Designation (CPA).

Related Experience:

- Minimum three (3) years experience in a senior leadership capacity in accounting, budgeting and financial management for a multi-million-dollar budget. 

- Minimum three (3) years experience leading and resolving complex staff issues, including developing and evaluating performance goals; coaching, team-building and mentoring.

- Minimum five (5) years experience in planning, developing, and implementing financial policy, financial procedures, large programs, or complex projects.

Preference may be given to candidates with 1 or more of the following:

- Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

- Four (4) or more years experience in a senior leadership capacity in accounting, budgeting and financial management for a multi-million dollar budget.

- Experience managing multiple activities concurrently, in a high-pressure environment.

- Experience working in complex situations with priorities that are constantly evolving, and issues emerge and change rapidly under tight deadlines.

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 - A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - 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.

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