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Discover Nanaimo - One of the oldest cities on Canada’s west coast, the City of Nanaimo is a growing, livable urban centre that still maintains its historic charm.  Situated between the mountains and the ocean on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is a short ferry trip away from Metro Vancouver, and a 90 minute drive from Victoria. Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary community that is home to Vancouver Island University and is rich in parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities.

Financial Analyst 

Temporary Full-time

Position Overview

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning, the incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, and administering the budgetary systems and documentation for the City of Nanaimo. The Financial Analyst will work closely with City staff at various levels, seeking and soliciting co-operation and information, and participate in problem solving efforts to complete the financial planning model. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying sources of grant funding available to the City of Nanaimo and work with departments throughout the City to apply for and administer the various grants, and will ensure that applications and funding claims are submitted according to the grantors’ requirements.

Applicants must have a recognized British Columbia Professional Accounting Designation (CPA), and have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a variety of complex accounting practices in a computerized environment.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $53.84 - $56.68 per hour (Jan 2024 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. It is anticipated that this vacancy will end June 2025.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials. To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 23-50.

Application Deadline
Open until filled.

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.