Senior Financial Analyst

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Help our departments and their programs make the best strategic decisions, so we can provide British Columbians with the best health services possible.

As part of our Business Planning team, you will be responsible for:
  • The annual and multi-year budgeting, month and period end and developing forecasting reports
  • Financial and Variance analysis
  • Internal and external reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Supporting the Program leadership's strategic decision-making by providing analysis, advice and recommendations.
  • Contributing to service delivery modeling, funding applications, operational reviews, and business process improvement reviews.
  • Providing financial leadership and strategic level monitoring, assessment and reporting on the fiscal performance of PHSA programs and departments, including resource use, expenditure patterns, statistical and critical indicator data/information, and meeting budgetary targets
  • Playing a key role in ensuring the long term financial viability and credibility of the organization by ensuring the data used is accurate.
  • Preparing interim and year-end financial reports and forecasts including a written variance analysis as required for operational management, Senior Management and Senior Leadership Committee.
  • Developing and presenting key performance indicators that help support the financial information provided and measurement of key business drivers impacting operations.
  • Preparing confidential analytical reports and briefings as requested by senior management.
  • Working with the operational management and Capital Planning team to prepare the Operational and Capital Budget Management Plans.
  • Identifying and / or developing best practices for reporting, systems design and development and issue resolution.
  • Educating operational program staff in areas such as developing operating and capital budgets, monitoring and interpreting financial information, and analysing deviations from plan and investigating causes.
  • Developing financial analysis and/ or forecast incorporating funding or costing methodology.

You have:
  • You must have your CPA (CMA, CGA or CA) designation.
  • Masters' Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study.
  • 5-8 years of experience in managing a large diverse number of cost centres in a complex enviornment, budgeting, determining variance, forecasting, developing month and year end reports as well as managing the general ledger
  • Superior writing and presentation skills, with experience in program and business case research and development.
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Strong computer and financial application skills including demonstrated ability to productively use spreadsheet (macros, pivot tables), Microsoft Word, presentation and database applications.
  • Strong customer service and relationship building skills, with the ability to facilitate and encourage co-operation between diverse operational groups and skill sets.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to negotiate and persuade and tailor communications to your audience.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines, ability to work under pressure and multi-task without direct supervision.
  • Data management skills and the ability to work independently.

Consideration will be given to recent related experience, with an emphasis in business planning, financial planning, business process engineering and/or business case development.

We offer:
  • Excellent benefits package including vacation, health and dental, municipal pension and MSP.
  • Professional development growth opportunities.
  • The opportunity to make an impact and help transform lives.

If this sounds like you, apply now!

Status: Regular Full-time

Closing date:Until Filled

Location: Determined based on the client group that is being supported

About Us

Some of the programs that our team supports include BC Cancer , BC Centre for Disease Control , BC Children's Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children , BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) , BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services , BC Renal , BC Surgical Patient Registry , BC Transplant , BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, Cardiac Services BC , Health Emergency Management BC, Indigenous Health, Lower Mainland Pathology & Laboratory Medicine , Mobile Medical Unit , Perinatal Services BC and Provincial Language Service

PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.