Other business services managers

Strong job outlook

Overview

Other business services managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that provide services to business, and ensure the quality of those services and client satisfaction. They work in fields such as management consulting, market research, personnel and payroll services, contact centre services and security services.

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of establishments that provide services to business such as management consulting, market research, personnel and payroll services, contact centre services and security services

  • Plan, develop and organize the policies and procedures of these establishments

  • Develop action plans, provide expertise in response to client needs, and support and advise project teams

  • Direct and advise staff in the development and implementation of service quality assessment strategies

  • Plan, administer and control budgets for client projects, contracts, equipment and supplies

  • Represent the company within various economic and social organizations

  • Assist staff with administrative or technical problems

  • Hire, train and supervise staff.

Job titles

  • accounting firm manager
  • accounting firm manager - business services
  • assistant vice-president - trade, broadcasting and other services
  • audit firm manager
  • auditing firm manager
  • call centre manager

Employment prospects

Source: BC Labour Market Outlook 2023 edition

Annual salary

Low

$68,178

Median

$91,683

High

$144,386

Job openings

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Strong job outlook

British Columbia

789

expected job openings (5-year forecast)

Education and training

Employment requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or college diploma in a field related to the business service provided is usually required.
  • Licences, certificates or registration may be required for some business services managers. For example, accounting firm managers usually require accounting certification.
  • Several years of experience in a field related to the business service provided are usually required.
  • University studies in business administration may be required.

Additional information

  • No additional information

Certification requirements

Optional: The following certification are optional to practice as Other business services managers in B.C.

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation - Business Service Managers

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation - Business Service Managers

To work as an accountant in BC, you may choose to earn the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Eligibility for this designation is achieved through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in any subject from a Canadian or international university and required prerequisite courses.

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Work Experience

  • Work experience required

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