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School District #39 (Vancouver)

Budget Analyst (Technical & Resource Support E)

  • To be discussed
  • Full time , Part time

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible


With deep gratitude and respect, we are honoured to be learning and unlearning on the ancestral and unceded lands of the x?m?θk??y??m (Musqueam), S?wx_wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) Nation, and s?lilw?ta? (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation.

At the VSB, we are proud to provide exceptional learning experiences for students. As a large, urban school district, the VSB is one of Canada’s most diverse school systems and equity and inclusivity are at the forefront of our approach to education.

Throughout the District, more than 7,700 staff work to create learning environments where every student thrives by prioritizing students’ needs, applying evidence-informed practices, and building relationships. The VSB’s culture reflects the diversity of our city. Students enrolled in VSB come from varied backgrounds and lived experiences and are encouraged to explore and share their unique selves and gifts. Our commitment to students goes beyond academics with students’ overall well-being and sense of belonging being equally important. As an organization, we strive to build a school system where every student can be their authentic self and succeed throughout their learning journey. In doing this work, we champion equity and accountability by making evidence-based decisions. As a learning organization, humility is our guidepost as we work to continually improve student outcomes in service to them, their families, and the broader community. For more information about our school district, visit .


In this position, you will:

Work directly with budget holders, review and monitor expenditure against budget, investigate variances, determine and initiate corrective action when necessary, and make appropriate recommendations to management

Develop and maintain budget monitoring systems, procedures and budget data integrity

Formulate projections and ad-hoc analysis based on a wide variety of data sources and inputs; provide future-oriented information that informs management decision making

Coordinate and prepare budget submissions to the Province with operational input from a wide range of budget holders

Support program managers in developing financial acumen and an understanding of the organization’s accounting and budgeting policies and procedures

Provide information to, and interact with, external auditors

Provide technical & resource support to the Finance department

Perform other duties within the job band as assigned


Valid CPA designation required

Minimum 5 years’ relevant senior accounting experience

Thorough knowledge and experience with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP required and knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) is an asset

Experience working in supporting the budget process within a publicly funded organization an asset

Candidates must possess proven ability to: establish priorities and meet tight and possibly conflicting deadlines, work independently as well as in a team environment, apply good judgement, and problem solve

Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as strong analytical skills, data manipulation and Excel skills required

Experience with PeopleSoft Financials (or another tier 1 Enterprise Resource Planning software) preferred

Must be able to meet the following assessments: Excel (70%) and the applicable Accounting assessment


The salary for this position is $46.37/hour (paid as 7 hours/day) plus a comprehensive benefits package, including Municipal Pension Plan, Vancouver Employee Savings Plan, Extended Health, Dental, Group Life, Long Term Disability, Vacation, & Gratuity Days. Pre-approved OT is paid as double-time ($92.74/hour).

This position is 100% in-person/in-office at the VSB Education Centre (1580 West Broadway)


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This posting is ongoing until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please note, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

The VSB has been given approval from the Human Rights Tribunal for a Special Program under s. 42(3) of the Human Rights Code. Under this special program, the VSB seeks to preferentially hire Aboriginal persons to a variety of teaching positions. Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information whether they self-identify as an Aboriginal person.


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