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Finance Professional 3, Business Services - Site C


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Job Title:  Finance Professional 3, Business Services - Site C
Job Number:   BCH-T-4416-190206E1
Job Location: Fort St John Site C Construction Office, Fort St John, British Columbia, Canada
We’re BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.
Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.
We’re investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We’re upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities. We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top
Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.
It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.
The successful candidate will:
  • Provide support to senior managers for construction and other related areas.
  • Provide strategic business advice and financial decision support to the development and review of actual results against plans and assist in the creation and update of accurate and realistic monthly and to-completion forecasts.
  • Support the development of the plans, business targets and budget, develop performance monitoring tools, lead the collection and analysis of information, measure performance to objectives and make recommendations and initiate actions in order to maximize results.
  • Provide support for the Business Services Manager as required.
  • Support the project in the adherence to Financial Policy and associated internal and project control frameworks.
  • Support the on-going development of a team-oriented culture within Finance and across BC Hydro.
  • Ability to think and act with a strong business sense.

Job Requirements:

  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA - CA, CGA, CMA).
  • 9-12 years’ experience in a progressively more responsible financial management capacity with specific experience in project forecasting, analysis, and internal controls.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of project management operations and business decision processes of a large, complex organization.
  • Sound experience with the application of computer systems applications to financial operations, reporting and control, capital plans, and operating budgets.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting practices and principles and effective internal control concepts and their effective application.
  • Previous experience in cost control of construction projects and performance measurement (earned value).
  • Ability to think and act with a strong business sense.
  • Knowledge of SAP, AFO, PPM and Passport an asset.

How to Apply:

Additional Information:
  • This is a Full-Time Temporary opportunity until approximately 2024.
  • Some travel will be required between Fort St. John and Vancouver.
  • This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 12%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations.
We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Our values guide our work. Want to join us?
We are safe.
We are here for our customers.
We are one team.
We act with integrity.
We respect our province.
We are forward thinking.
BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.
Click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.
Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by February 20, 2019.
Click here to access the job posting or visit the BC Hydro “Current Opportunities” Careers page to view and apply for jobs.

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