Job Opportunity: Administrative and Accounting Assistant

Bring your your administrative and financial skills to serve democracy in British Columbia.
Join an innovative and recognized leader in electoral administration. 

Administrative and Accounting Assistant
Competition #TEMP2023-05
Full-time, temporary from June 1, 2023 to March 31, 2025
Applicants internal to the BC Public Service – Temporary Appointment to Clerk 12
Applicants external to the BC Public Service – hired under the Election Act – $27.09 per hour (under review)
Victoria, B.C.

Posting close date: April 2, 2023 at 9:00 pm PST

About the role

The Administrative and Accounting Assistant provides a variety of administrative and financial support services to different employee groups at Elections BC. Under the direction of the Financial Analyst, this position supports the Finance and Administration work unit’s day-to-day operations, which include coordinating the logistics for meetings and events, scheduling maintenance services for our facilities, processing payments, reconciling reports and preparing journal vouchers, among other duties.

Our ideal applicant is an enthusiastic and customer service focused individual, with strong organizational skills and an eagle eye for details.

This is an exciting opportunity to learn about electoral administration in our province and gain experience to grow your career. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and are seeking a role that values collaboration, offers meaningful work, and emphasizes teamwork, integrity, creativity and respect, we look forward to your application.

About Elections BC

Elections BC is the independent Office of the Legislature responsible for administering provincial elections in British Columbia. We also administer other events like referenda, and oversee campaign financing rules for local elections.

We are a learning organization where teams collaborate and innovate to find the best possible solutions. We value accountability, impartiality, transparency, innovation, respect, service and integrity, and strive to recognize individual ability and creativity.

Job Requirements

To be considered for this opportunity, you must be immediately eligible to accept employment in Canada.

Education and experience:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent education/training and recent (within the last 2 years) relevant experience*

      *Recent, related experience must include:

      • One year of experience working in a fast-paced, high volume office environment,.
      • Experience using computer programs such as Microsoft Office suite to develop spreadsheets, create correspondence and maintain databases.
      • Experience providing customer service and/or program and administrative coordination services.

      To apply for this opportunity:

      • Review the job description.
      • Prepare your detailing your relevant work experience and qualifications. A cover letter is not required.
      • Ensure your application clearly shows how you meet the job requirements as described above. Make sure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history.
      • Click “Apply Now” below and follow the instructions to submit your application and complete the required questionnaire.

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      • Elections BC is committed to the health and safety of our employees and takes every reasonable precaution against the hazards of COVID-19 in our workplaces. Employees will be required to confidentially provide proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. New hires must satisfy the COVID-19 verification requirements as a condition of their employment offer prior to their start date. Details about the COVID-19 verification process will be provided at the time of offer of hire.
      • The results of this competition may be used to staff similar positions within Elections BC. An eligibility list may be established for future vacancies. Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.
      • The recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.

      Elections BC is committed to fostering a respectful workplace and welcoming diversity and inclusion throughout our organization.

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