IT Projects Budget Analyst

Victoria, BC

Are we right for you…

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable public transit solutions to residents across 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 public transportation sector and we’re looking for a creative and passionate leader 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…

Reporting to the Supervisor, Technology Projects, Budget Analyst work with Project Managers and project leads to prepare project budgets and analyze actual budget and forecast variances. They will also provide analytical support in these areas by preparing and updating detailed budget forms and gather relevant information in order to develop budget models. 

As an essential member of the Technology Project team, Budget Analysts will demonstrate expertise in project financial management by ensuring project budgets are developed and visible to the organization, illustrating planned, current and forecast budgets. They will also utilize this expertise to provide recommendations to the Supervisor, Technology Projects in further develop project budget management at BC Transit.


To view the full job description and accountabilities for this role, please click here.


What you’ll bring to the table…

  • Relevant work experience in project budget coordination, project accounting and/or project analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in financial administration, including cash-flow tracking and forecasting
  • Demonstrated experience with business case development and economic analysis, including Net Present Value calculations
  • Experience leading, assessing and monitoring project budgets, finance instruments and agreements
  • Certification or working towards either a Certified Budget Analyst (CBA) or Certified Project Finance Specialist (CPFS) designation would be considered 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 retire 
  • 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's successes (not just your Leaders!)
  • A social club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria


What next steps could look like…

  • Interviews will be conducted the week of December 12, 2022
  • An assignment may form part of the recruitment process and be sent to shortlisted applicants in conjunction with their interview invites
  • An eligibility list for future full-time regular and temporary full-time vacancies may be established
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.
  • BC Transit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If the organization identifies this position as a reasonable accommodation for an existing employee, all candidates will be notified as soon as reasonably possible.

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