Financial Analyst, Finance

Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job Description

Job Title: Financial Analyst, FinanceWork Site:
Financial Planning - QLT 3rd floor - Vancouver, BC


Start Date:


Regular Full Time

Approximately October 2020


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Reference#: 131547-mhs

Are you the next Financial Analyst at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)? Apply today to join our team!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Financial Analyst to join the team in Vancouver, BC. In this position you wil report to the Finance Director/Manager, and be responsible for providing financial, accounting, planning and business support and advice to assigned program area(s), including special projects and initiatives.

As a Financial Analyst you will:
  • Contribute financial expertise and support for monitoring, analyzing, and assessing and reporting on fiscal performance and forecasts relative to budget, with respect to expenditure patterns and resource utilization.
  • Assist in the management of the designated areas, and the ongoing review of financial systems and processes along with strategic and operations planning.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.


Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field plus completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA, C.A., C.G.A. or C.M.A.).
  • Minimum of five (5) year's recent, related financial analysis and financial planning experience in a large, complex, unionized environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities
  • Demonstrated financial planning, monitoring, analysis and reporting expertise.
  • Comprehensive technical expertise, process management, analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Advanced technical computer skills in spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and database applications.
  • Superior analytical skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data/information and present information in concise meaningful ways.
  • Broad knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, and financial analysis techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of computerized financial systems and procedures.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities to provide lateral and strategic direction to clients.
  • Results oriented within a high-pressure working environment with numerous critical timelines.
  • Demonstrated strong writing and presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization.
  • Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Customer focused with ability to facilitate and encourage co-operation between diverse operational groups at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.