Internal Audit & Advisory Services Careers

The Ministry of Finance's Internal Audit and Advisory Services (IAAS) provides independent and objective assurance and advice to support effective financial management, governance, accountability and performance management practices.

IAAS supports the Treasury Board in addressing their responsibility for effective governance and financial management in the government of British Columbia. The branch's assurance and advisory activities are guided by corporate risk assessments, the annual audit plan and audit engagements that assess and provide advice on the operations of ministries, Crown corporations and funded agencies.

Why Work for Internal Audit & Advisory Services?

Joining IAAS is an opportunity to work on innovative projects across government and gain an understanding of the BC Public Service. You will participate in a variety of projects ranging from assurance regarding the effectiveness of internal controls to comprehensive assessments of program performance and information systems. While building strong business relationships and networks throughout the B.C. public sector, you'll be part of a high-performance team with experience in both the public and private sectors.

The BC Public Service Offers

  • A benefits package and defined pension plan that support employees and their family needs
  • A collaborative and engaging team environment
  • A workplace that welcomes diversity
  • A flexible work environment
  • Competitive salaries
  • An environment of continual learning and individual development 
  • An opportunity to build and advance your career in the public service

Featured Careers

Executive Director

The Executive Director provides leadership and authoritative advice to facilitate, lead, manage and perform a wide range of assurance and advisory projects. Projects include corporate audit and advisory work, and may include program or performance audits, control or compliance audits, benchmarking exercises or IM/IT audits.

Directors and Audit Managers

Directors and Audit Managers lead, manage and perform a wide range of assurance and advisory projects. This work includes managing complex high-profile projects concurrently and providing strategic advice to senior executives across the B.C. public sector. In a supervisory role, these positions lead and mentor multiple audit teams comprised of various levels of designated professional staff.

Director, IM/IT and Audit Manager, IM/IT

Both positions lead and conduct performance audits and advisory services with focus on the information management and information technology (IM/IT) environment. Projects include complex IT audits and reviews of major information systems and IT governance areas in the public sector to ensure alignment with generally accepted frameworks and consistency with strategic direction. As required, both positions also plan and conduct non-IT reviews.

Senior Auditors and Auditors

Both positions conduct and lead performance audits and advisory services, including research and analysis, review of information provided to the IAAS, interviews with ministries, Crowns and other agencies, preparation of reports and drafting of recommendations.

Senior Auditor, IM/IT and Auditor, IM/IT

In addition to non-IT projects, these key roles lead and conduct audits of information systems including governance and management of IT within the public sector, IT procurement, application development and implementation, IT security practices and data management.