At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of ‘Service. Relationships. Results.’ is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.
The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.
We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations – from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC’s Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.
Finance is separated into five work groups (Finance Corporate, Corporate Audit, Finance Wholesale, Finance Retail, and Shared Services) and provides financial services to all LDB departments. The Finance division provides financial reporting, advisory services, budgeting, capital asset reporting, and financial transactional processing (banking, accounting payable, accounts receivable). Finance is responsible for the LDB’s enterprise risk management program and oversees regulatory compliance for BC liquor manufacturers/warehouses.
The Financial Analyst provides financial advice, guidance, recommendations and reports in support of Liquor Wholesale division operations. The Analyst also leads the budget development process for the division, develops and implements performance reporting methods and reporting, and contributes to sales forecasting. The Analyst works in a team environment to ensure that Liquor Wholesale division managers have the information they need to achieve operational targets, consults on measures and internal controls to mitigate financial risks. The analyst also supports inventory-related accounting activities for the Cannabis Wholesale division.
A criminal record check is required.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
An eligibility list for temporary future opportunities may be established.
Education and Experience:
- Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA) and a membership in good standing. 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.
- A minimum of three years of recent, related experience*.
*Recent, related experience must be within the last five years and include the following:
- Providing financial advice, analysis, and recommendations to operations managers.
- Preparing business cases, budgets, forecasts, performance reports and variance analysis.
Preference may be given to those candidates with recent, related experience in the beverage alcohol industry/supply chain or wholesale retail distribution environment.
How to Apply & Application Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. 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 Description.
A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
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 to which you are applying.
- Compensation $66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment CAD $66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment Month
- Address Burnaby, BC