Financial Analyst - Finance, Full Time - Markham Site
Markham Stouffville Hospital
Markham, ON
Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is a large community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. The hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community. With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

Who you are:
You are a strong, strategic leader with exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills

You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills

You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality

You support the patient experience, your colleagues and cultural and spiritual beliefs of others

You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage

What we need:
Financial Analysts are part of a team of professionals providing financial and statistical/utilization information, analysis and strategic problem solving to both clinical and non-clinical teams throughout the hospital. The successful candidate will work collaboratively within the Finance department delivering consistent, accurate, and timely information while providing excellent customer service to all internal and external stakeholders. Responsibilities include:

Prepare and post all necessary journal entries in accordance with Public Sector Accounting Standards
Coordinate and process month-end and year-end activities
Complete monthly balance sheet account reconciliation and funding reconciliation
Monitor and interpret financial and statistical data and trends, including interpreting financial performance measures, analyzing monthly budget variances and resolving discrepancies in financial reports
Prepare and distribute monthly financial statement package provided to internal users
Support capital planning process by providing required analysis, tracking reports and data submissions
Work with external auditors and prepare audit working papers, such as lead sheets, etc.
Contribute to improving efficiencies and performance as well as providing quality financial information
Coordinate, plan and submit timely Ministry of Health and Long Term Care reports such as MIS Trial Balance, SRI and other ad-hoc Ministry and LHIN submissions
Act as the subject matter expert on new and emerging Health System Funding Reforms, such as Health Based Allocation Model (HBAM)I, Quality Based Procedures (QBP) and Patient Based Funding
Act as the in-house subject matter expert on MIS guidelines and OHRS reporting standards
Ensure accounting policies used are in compliance with internal policies, MIS Guideline/OHRS guidelines, Public Sector Accounting Standards and Canadian GAAP

$65,150 - $79,268 per year

Work Schedule:
Primarily days, Monday to Friday. Please note schedules may change based on operational needs and requirements.

What you bring to MSH:
Degree in business or relevant program of study, preferably with professional accounting designation / relevant Master’s designation
Self-directed, action oriented and highly motivated, an adept team player and team leader
Minimum 3 to 5 years financial / clinical analysis experience including accounting, reporting, budgeting, variance analysis and business case development (healthcare preferred)
Knowledge and experience of Health System Funding Reform (HSFR) and Ministry of Health reporting and Post Construction Operating Plans (PCOP) or demonstrated knowledge and experience in a relatable industry/environment
Proven ability to interpret, summarize and communicate complex financial and statistical data to stakeholders throughout the organization
Experience using multiple data sources (financial, statistical, case costing, CIHI databases, Ministry data etc) to develop and prepare complex analysis
Well-developed analytical, problem-solving and organization skills in order to meet conflicting priorities/deadline\Advanced proficiency MS Office products, especially MS Excel
Sound organizational and planning skills with the ability to multi-task and meet conflicting deadlines are essential
Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and development
Prior experience in major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system or a health care financial module (ie Meditech) and Business Intelligence software
MIS guidelines certificate preferred
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrated commitment to a safe environment for staff, patients and families by working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety regulations and completing mandated training and educational sessions as required

Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.

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