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Senior Capital Portfolio Analyst

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Salary: Exempt Band 4, MIN $79,500.00 - MAX $107,600.00

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/29/2022 


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.


The Senior Capital Portfolio Analyst plays a lead role in portfolio level planning, forecasting, monitoring, and financial control. You'll lead internal and external stakeholders through capital planning activities, including preparation of the annual long-term capital plan. You will also support the development of governance forms and approvals required at various stages of the project lifecycle (e.g. business cases, change requests, etc.). Work closely with project teams, you'll monitor project performance and forecast results relative to plan, and develop consolidated reporting to support portfolio oversight and decision making. 


You will also be accountable for the results of Analysts or other staff as assigned by the Manager, with authority to direct and delegate their work, and responsibility for supporting performance management and coaching.


Please click here to view the full job description for this role.

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.
  • Professional accounting designation or other finance designation is an asset.
  • A minimum four years related financial experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.  
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of a capital portfolio and associated projects, and an understanding of the practices of portfolio management. 
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) are required.
  • Experience leading group discussions and formalized meeting structures.
  • Experience working with, and presenting to, senior executives is preferred.
  • Experience preparing concise, comprehensive reports and/or business cases for the executive and board level.
  • Advanced proficiency level in Excel to use and create customized spreadsheets to meet internal and external reporting requirements. 
  • Experience with computerized financial systems in a mid-to-large sized organization is an asset

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 June 15 to 17, 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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