• Senior Financial Analyst

    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/11/2018 3:46 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Etobicoke
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    We are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst


    Competition Number:                  FY1819-122

    Date Posted:                               September 13, 2018

    Date Closed:                               September 20, 2018

    Portfolio:                                     Finance, Performance, and Corporate Services

    Reports To:                                 Manager, Financial Planning and Reporting

    Category:                                    Permanent Full Time  

    Primary Assigned Location:       401 The West Mall, Etobicoke, Ontario




    Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning and Reporting , the Senior Financial Analyst provides analysis to ensure accuracy and reliability of financial data with respect to the general ledger, internal and external financial statements and reports, including the Ministry of Health & Long Term Care (MOHLTC) reporting, the approved budget and Management Information System (MIS) Standards for the Mississauga Halton LHIN.




    Corporate Accounting / Financial Management

    • Prepares account analysis and reconciliations
    • Analyzes effectiveness of various methods for data collection and their ability to measure improvement and forecast future needs
    • Compiles the data for various operating & management reports for review
    • Completes a periodic cash flow analysis
    • Reviews general ledger coding for receipts and payments to ensure compliance with the approved operating budget and MIS standards for review with the Finance Coordinator
    • Creates and maintains the capital expenditure worksheets, fixed assets register and amortization schedule
    • Creates and maintains account roll-ups in accordance with the MIS
    • Develops tools to support process improvements and evaluates the effect on quality outcomes
    • Identifies gaps in data availability and defines and implements solutions to close the gaps
    • Maintains the General Ledger integrity by reviewing coding to ensure accuracy and compliance with MIS Standards and maintenance of the Chart of Accounts
    • Assists and provides support to management in the development and understanding of project driven business cases, including development of metrics such as quality measures, process control points, and data/information definitions 

    Financial Reporting

    • Assists in timely and accurate submission of financial and statistical reports to the MOHLTC and other government bodies (Trial Balance Submissions, Annual Reconciliation Reports and other supplementary reports)
    • Compiles, analyzes and prepares the financial reports and results against the financial plan on a regular basis
    • Compiles data for internal departmental and organizational budget reporting
    • Monitors and analyzes performance to budget and variance analysis of budgets to actual expenditure
    • Prepares, analyzes, and monitors financial forecasts and related variances
    • Assists in preparation and filing of various returns to statutory agencies
    • Assists in reviewing of processes or systems to improve timeliness and accuracy of all reporting
    • Compiles data for various projects, meetings and presentation of material 


    • In collaboration with the Manager, Financial Planning and Reporting, assists with the development, ongoing monitoring, education and reporting of the annual budget
    • Performs financial and statistical analysis to understand and forecast service delivery and financial costs
    • Interprets and summarizes data trends using a variety of tools
    • Supports management and staff decision making through analysis of data and pertinent  business processes
    • Assists in creating and maintaining the capital budget and provide updates, as required Prepares budget variance analysis on a regular basis
    • Assists in completion of budget working papers, as required
    • Assists in preparing reports for revenue and expenditure forecasting
    • Assists in preparing budget variance analysis, as required
    • Responds to general budget inquiriesReviews and monitors staffing complement in collaboration with Human Resources on a periodic basis
    • Provides data analysis for labour relations, budgeting and completing year-end financial report activities
    • Compiles the financial data to facilitate the efficient and effective use of resources
    • Based on data analysis, makes recommendations for control points or improvements to business processes Audit
    • Assists the Finance management team in carrying out internal and external audit duties, as assigned
    • Completes year-end audit working papers

    Other Related Activities

    • Works in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario and the regulations and adheres to health and safety policies/ practices
    • Developed and implemented by the Mississauga Halton LHIN and takes reasonable precautions
    • Implements new procedures and controls deemed necessary by management
    • Demonstrates behaviours, actions and attitudes that are consistent with our Vision/Mission/Values
    • Participates on internal and/or external committees as required
    • Participates in mandatory learning/education to maintain and update skills and knowledge whenever deemed necessary
    • Supports the team and works with team members to ensure department needs are met including absence coverage
    • Undertakes other duties as assigned



    Education, Training & Experience

    • University degree or College diploma in Business, Finance or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
    • Actively working towards a professional accounting designation (Certified General Accountant (CGA) minimum level 3 or equivalent; Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Chartered Accountant (CA))
    • Four (4) to six (6) years’ experience in accounting and financial analysis
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures, and standards
    • Excellent planning, time-management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
    • Ability to handle pressure in a fast paced, changing environment
    • Experience in a health related environment preferre
    • Strong ability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Understanding and commitment to quality service and best practice
    • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to probe, analyze information, problem-solve and make good decisions
    • Ability to think analytically with attention to detail in the presence of frequent interruptions
    • Self-directed with an ability to organize, plan, prioritize and multi-task
    • Excellent  data entry skills
    • Excellent  written documentation skills that are clear, thorough, concise accurate and timely
    • Demonstrated critical thinking
    • Highly detail-oriented

    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1819-122 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca 


    Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.


    To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.




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