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BC Emergency Health Services

Business and Financial Analyst

Saanichton, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

You are an experienced financial professional with specialization in conducting audits and developing recommendations for improvement. You're good with people and always professional in your approach, having good recognition of delivery of new information in a tactful yet accurate representation. Health care or other large and complex (likely government) organizations provide you with the challenge of "something different, every day" to keep your mind sharp and always learning. You're also up for variety in your life, with the opportunity to travel throughout the province bringing a welcome chance to explore and meet new people!

What you'll do

The Business and Financial Analyst (Auditor) reports to the Manager, Financial Services with BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS). This role performs on-site financial operational and control reviews plus special assignments throughout BCEHS and PHSA, and reports results to the leadership team to support risk mitigation and high-quality patient care. The Auditor makes recommendations for improvements to program efficiency, effectiveness, economy, probity, legality and prudence. High-level accountabilities include:
  • Independently prepares detailed audit plans, develop a comprehensive audit framework for the efficient and effective management of areas at greatest risk/significance in operations.
  • Conducts station audits; liaises with BCEHS Supervisors and Managers as part of station and other program audits to advise on improvements and/or make recommendations relating to compliance with policy, procedures and internal controls.
  • Conducts other analyses and/or other special investigations, either individually or as part of a team, consistent with sound internal audit policies and procedures; determines when to refer complex or sensitive matters to Risk Management and or PHSA Internal Audit.
  • Provide coaching and training to Unit Chiefs on Accounts Payable, Procurement Policies, BCEHS Payroll and Operational policies and procedures and Records Management procedures.
  • Evaluates existing controls and identifies the need for additional controls to mitigate financial risk and loss. Provides reports to BCEHS/PHSA Management and Executives to assist them on decisions for improving controls throughout the organization.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, an accounting/audit/risk related designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, CIA)
  • 5+ years related experience in financial auditing, ideally in a health care or other large/complex/multi-site organization

Knowledge & Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting standards including Public Sector Accounting Standards, internal controls and financial reporting.
  • In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).
  • Experience in conducting financial audits in a unionized environment is considered an asset.
  • Superior communication skills, including excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, and creativity in developing solutions, audit approaches and recommendations.

Note: Travel across the province is required, along with a valid driver's license.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Block C 2261 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton BC V8M 2A5
Hours of Work:
08:00 - 16:00 Monday-Friday
Requisition #:

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

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PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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