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Capital Portfolio Analyst

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Salary: Exempt Band 2, MIN $68,300.00 - MAX $91,900.00

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/23/2022 


Placement in the salary range is determined by an assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and ability of the candidate to meet the key requirements of the job. In addition, our pay philosophy is to align with the median of the range and be considerate of internal equity comparisons.


Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable solutions to BC. We are an organization that has a People First approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to  public transportation.

It’s an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we’re looking for creative and passionate people to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...

BC Transit’s Capital Portfolio includes a 10-year portfolio of active and future (planned) capital and major operating projects. The Capital department is part of BC Transit’s Finance division and is responsible for administering the capital project portfolio as a whole. The department performs portfolio-level planning, funding and governance (including managing agreements, eligibility, project approval forms, etc.), forecasting/reporting, funding partner invoicing, asset management accounting, and other administration.

As the Capital Portfolio Analyst, you'll support portfolio level planning, forecasting, monitoring, and financial control. You will also support capital planning activities and the development of governance forms and approvals required at various stages of the project lifecycle, and work closely with project teams to monitor project performance. You're comfortable maintaining financial and non-financial project information in financial systems and MS Excel, and assisting with portfolio-level reporting. You'll work under the day-to-day direction and delegation of Senior Analysts within the department.


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What you'll bring to the table...

We love lifelong Learners and recommend the following mix of education or certifications to be successful in conjunction with relevant experience:

  • Post secondary degree in business, finance or a related discipline.
  • A minimum three (3) years related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.   
  • Advanced proficiency level in Excel to use customized spreadsheets to meet internal and external reporting and billing requirements. Experience with pivot tables is an asset.
  • Strong reconciliation and analytical skills, and knowledge of data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Experience with computerized financial systems in a mid-to-large sized organization.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you.
  • Membership in a “Gold Plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retirement.
  • Access to Fitness and Lifestyle Centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health.
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and Health and Wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health.
  • A complimentary employee Bus Pass (plus taxable dependent passes).
  • A Corporate Learning and Development Program to help you in continuous career growth.
  • An Employee Recognition Program where we all recognize each other successes (not just your Leaders!).
  • A Social Club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria.

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will take place between May 31 to June 1, 2022.
  • The position requires the competition of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • An eligibility list may be established to fill future vacancies.
  • Testing and assessments may be included as part of the recruitment process.
  • If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting and maintaining the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.


We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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