Financial Analyst, Finance
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC
Work Site: Financial Planning - West 8th Avenue
Status: Regular Full Time
Reference#: 116214-mhs

Reporting to the Finance Director/Manager, the Financial Analyst is responsible for providing financial, accounting, planning and business support and advice to assigned program area(s), including special projects and initiatives.

The Financial Analyst contributes 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. The Financial Analyst assists in the management of the designated areas, and the ongoing review of financial systems and processes along with strategic and operations planning.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field plus completion of a professional accounting designation (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.***

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