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BC Public Service

FO TAX 24R - Tax Auditor

Canada-British Columbia-Dawson Creek

Posted 15 Days Ago1559876-1559878

Job Description


Tax Auditor
Financial Officer Tax Audit 24R
Salary: $61,358.64 - $70,016.90 annually
Plus a 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
Plus $32.89 Bi-Weekly Isolation Allowance for Smithers

Preferred location for this position is either Dawson Creek or Smithers. Terrace or Fort St John may also be considered.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies. 

It's your time to Achieve, Excel and Succeed 

As part of a team of professional staff, you will organize and carry out specialized tax audits on businesses across a varied field of industries.
As a Tax auditor, you will ensure compliance with the Province's consumption taxation statutes, including Provincial Sales Tax Act, Motor Fuel Tax Act, Tobacco Tax Act, and Carbon Tax Act.  You will be responsible for establishing tax liability, proposing audit assessments, and finalizing agreement with the taxpayer of proposed assessments.
You possess a recognized Canadian accounting designation (CPA - CA, CMA or CGA) or equivalent.  In addition, you may have considerable knowledge of financial auditing standards, accounting principles, and proficiency in Excel and at least two years of work experience in accounting, auditing, and/or the taxation environment.
As the ideal candidate, you have excellent analytical research skills to gather and interpret information, apply legislation, and establish evidence to support audit assessments. You are highly advanced in professional communication and negotiation skills necessary to finalize proposed assessments and resolve contentious issues. Your representation of the Ministry as a Tax Auditor is an integral part of the organization. 

Travel, including overnight, is a requirement of this position.  You may be required to provide your own vehicle for which you receive expense compensation.  A valid driver's licence is also required. 

We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work.

For more information about this opportunity please review the attached job profile, or contact: Mary.Siu@gov.bc.ca.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL. If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile or questionnaire, or for more information about how to apply, please refer to the HOW TO APPLY section below.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific 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:

  • Professional accounting designation CPA - CA, CGA, CMA, issued by a Canadian Accounting Association. 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 in order to be considered. Proof of equivalency must be provided on or by the posting closing date.
  • Minimum of 2 years audit and/or accounting experience.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC class 5 driver's licence.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with audit experience in a consumption taxes environment.

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.

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. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Please read the instructions on how to complete the Online Questionnaire below.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. You need to allot 30-60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply.  Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

NOTE: Online Questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job qualifications noted above so please ensure you include all relevant information about your education and experience when responding to the questionnaire.  Your resume may not be reviewed for shortlisting purposes.

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