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In our journey towards greater diversity, we invite applications from members of equity-seeking communities including racialized and Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons of all gender identities, ages and sexual orientations who bring value through their lived experiences. 

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Financial Analyst

Department: Finance

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 24-03

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the job description PDF below. 


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

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $56.68 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2024 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.


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 24-03.

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer that values diversity 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. Only those legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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