BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


People l Excellence l Leadership l Team l Innovation

Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Manager, Business Advisory Services

Job ID: 2018456
Regular, Full-Time
$102,228 to $127,784 annually

Step into a leadership role where you will be responsible for the planning and execution of compliance and operational audits to improve the effectiveness of risk management, procedures, controls and governance processes; to ensure compliance with policies, standards, procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and; to ensure financial controls are in place and being adhered to. Working with the City’s Business Improvement Team, the incumbent will also be responsible for the auditing of city programs and operations to ensure overall corporate goals and objectives are being achieved. The successful candidate will interact with all departments across the organization and will present reports to the Senior Management Team.  

Examples of key work activities include:

  • Works independently from Management and is responsible for the internal audit process, including complex performance and operational audits.
  • Delivers independent and professional objective assurance and advice to the Director and senior management team to improve performance and manage risk.
  • Reviews and appraises the soundness, adequacy and effectiveness of financial and operational controls and identifies areas where risk is outside of acceptable levels and makes recommendations to the Senior Management Team to address concerns.
  • Performs assurance and compliance engagements to evaluate and provide verification of compliance to regulations, standards and policies in addition to recommending improvements to established standards and policies.

Position Requirements:
Completion of a university degree in a related field supplemented by a minimum of 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in internal auditing or related work. A professional accounting designation is required (e.g., CPA, CA, CMA, CGA). Expert knowledge of financial and accounting principles, practices and procedures. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Experience working in a municipal setting is considered an asset.

If you think this is a good fit for you, we invite you to apply today!

For further information regarding position details and to apply, please visit our website at Applicants will be required to upload a current resume and provide any supporting documentation relevant to the position (Word format). The closing date for Job ID: 2018456, Manager, Business Advisory Services is 11:59 pm, on March 4, 2019.

The City of Richmond offers a competitive pay and benefits program, attractive incentives and a compressed work day schedule.

The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries please.

Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Business Analysis/Services
Posted: February 8, 2019, 12:16 pm
Expires: March 4, 2019, 11:59 pm