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BC Public Service

FO TAX 24R - Tax Auditor

Full Time
2 days ago
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title
FO TAX 24R - Tax Auditor

Position Classification
Financial Off (Tax Audit) R24


Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA

Salary Range
$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance

Ministry Branch / Division
Consumer Taxation Audit Branch

Job Summary

Tax Auditor
Financial Officer (Tax Audit) R24

Multiple positions are available, and an eligibility list may be established.
Flexible work options may be considered after the probation period.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

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 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.

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 a 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 theMinistry 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 BC 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; anda balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice andproviding a professional environment where ideas work.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , 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 Standard 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 - 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 Class 5BC Driver's License or equivalent, with no L restrictions
  • Preference may be given to applicants with audit experience in a consumption taxes environment.

  • Travel, including overnight, is a requirement of the position. Note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, travel is currently curtailed in accordance with provincial health and safety restrictions.
  • You may be required to provide your own vehicle for which you receive expense compensation.

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: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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.

Job Category

Additional Information
Banking, Finance and Insurance