BC Pension Corporation

Budget and Accounting Lead

Job Type: Regular Full Time Location: Victoria, BC Canada
Union/Excluded: BCGEU Branch: Corporate Planning and Performance Insights
Salary Range: $65,252.73 to $74,396.51 per annum (effective first pay period after April 1, 2021, increase to $66,557.75 to $75,884.38 per annum) Criminal Record Check: Required
Classification: Financial Officer R24 Competition: PC21:47323
Closing Date: March 5, 2021 Additional: NA

Why work with us?

At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people. We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential. Some highlights of what we offer include:

  • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs, lunchtime seminars, community health activities and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve

To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit bcpensioncorp.ca

What is the opportunity?

We are currently seeking a Budget and Accounting Lead to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada.

The Budget and Accounting Lead services BC Pension Corporation and is responsible for preparing external financial reporting, administering the financial management system, developing and maintaining activity-based costing and corporate financial data benchmarking, providing professional financial planning services to corporation staff and the corporate board, administering cost allocation for the pension boards of trustees (Boards) and managing the project accounting for the corporation. With the corporation financial reporting needs significantly increasing in complexity, along with a greater demand for more data-driven insight and transparency, this position is critical to delivering on the commitments by executive to the Board. The role has three major areas of responsibility management/corporate reporting, plan reporting and project accounting. The position identifies, develops and recommends appropriate changes to processes and procedures to improve the financial planning process and monitoring of performance against those plans. The position is key to ensuring that financial management policies and control systems continue to meet requirements and make recommendations for enhancements to meet these needs. The position is responsible for the delivery of on-going financial training and support to corporation staff with financial planning responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will be results oriented and able to manage frequently changing issues and priorities. They will have experience fostering close working relationship with senior management and comfortable making recommendations.

To learn more about the Budget and Accounting Lead position, please click the link to the job description at the bottom of the page.

What do you need to succeed?


  • Post-secondary credential in a related field and three years of experience with significant financial management, reporting and analysis functions (e.g. budget and forecast development and variance analysis, significant financial or economic analysis, etc.).
  • A combination of related education, experience & training may be considered.
  • Proficient in use and development of or modifying complex computerized spreadsheets and complex computerized financial systems;
  • Financial reporting and/or external audit supervisory experience;
  • Experience with complex computerized general ledger financial systems;
  • Advanced user of computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles.


  • Professional accounting designation preferred.

Application Requirements:

Cover letter: Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. 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 requirements as listed above.

Questionnaire: As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Testing: May be required.

Please submit your application through the "apply now" feature located at the top of this page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.

Important details

If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

An eligibility list may be established.

Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.

Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

We thank you for your interest in working with us. You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

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