Job Posting #889478
Position: Financial Analyst I
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department:Drug Development Program, Phase I
Reports to: Program Manager
Pay Scale: $52,806 - $66,027 per annum (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent Full-time
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Financial Analyst I in our Drug Development Program, Phase I
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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
The Drug Development Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the largest drug development program in Canada and the only centre outside of the United States to have a contract with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for Early Phase Therapeutic studies. The Drug Development Program includes a Phase I program, focusing on studies of innovative drugs and immunotherapy, with a strong emphasis on pharmacokinetics and correlative studies. It involves a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach and is strategically designed to ensure the rapid completion of high quality studies.
Reporting to the Clinical Research Manager, the Financial Analyst I will be a key support to the principal investigators within the Phase I Drug Development Program in the analysis, reporting, reconciliation of the financial activities related to clinical trials. This analyst position requires an action-oriented individual, with an accounting background, strong technical skills, good business acumen, demonstrated problem solving capabilities and a good understanding of accounting principles. The ideal candidate possesses the ability to work with individuals from other areas to achieve objectives combined with analytical and problem solving skills, an eye for detail and the ability to initiative the follow up on items or determine appropriate steps for timely resolution.
Working under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager, DDP Phase I, the Financial Analyst I will conduct key tasks including:
General ledger and account reconciliation
Generating invoices to sponsors
monitoring interdepartmental cost recoveries
Assisting with budgeting of clinical trials
Coordinating the preparation and analysis schedules, statements and reports for internal and external stakeholders
Other tasks as assigned and adhoc requests, which may include, but are not limited to, developing accounting system for clinical trials, contributing to business cases for program expansion/consolidation etc., or participating on special committees
At minimum, three (3) year program for a Community college diploma, Business Administration or equivalent program, required
University degree in Business Administration, preferred
Enrolment in a recognized professional accounting program (e.g., CPA)
Previous experience in a healthcare setting an asset
Previous experience with research funding an asset
Expert knowledge of Excel; strong knowledge of Access and PowerPoint
At minimum, two (2) years of relevant experience
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to prioritize
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Experience with financial modeling
Experience with financial and cost accounting and with analyzing and interpreting large quantities of financial and statistical data; systems thinker
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Posting Date: December 2, 2021 Closing Date: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.