Ministry of Finance


$62,718.94 - $71,507.64 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment effective February 3rd 2019

2 positions available

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 an 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.
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 an 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 license 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.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Professional accounting designation CPA - CA, CGA, CMA, issued by a Canadian Accounting Association.
  • Minimum of 2 years audit and/or accounting experience.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with audit experience in a consumption taxes environment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Willingness to conduct field work which may include travel within and outside of the province. 

Note:  If your financial 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.

For more information and to apply online by February 18, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.