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Team Lead, PDHIS

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Team Lead, PDHIS


Burnaby, BC

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of PHSA safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA's Agencies/Divisions/Services, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Team Lead, Finance IMITS PQTO reports to the Manager/Director and is responsible The Team Lead is responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the financial data and reports within the portfolio of projects designated for governance under the IMITS Project Quality and Transformation Office (PQTO) governance by Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Providence Health Care (PHC), and Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

This role leads the development, implementation, evaluation and update of project financial tracking process and practices and monitors compliance of project analysts against applicable standards. This role is involved in preparation of financial reporting and provide support in the analysis of complex project financial matters and trends.

The Team Lead provides leadership and direction to PQTO project analysts and coordinates team members and other staff as needed to meet the requirements for project financial tracking and information integrity in order to achieve the highest level of client satisfaction.

Develops and maintains effective working relationships within Corporate Finance Teams and other key stakeholders within VCH, PHC and PHSA. Directly supervises team members, provides guidance and direction as applicable, mentors staff, and assists the Manager/Director with the hiring, mentoring and scheduling of staff and other resources.

What you'll do
  • Ensures financial data is at the highest levels of integrity and accuracy of project financial data.
  • Manages implementation of new accounting standards and monitors various aspects of ongoing compliance with and financial reporting framework.
  • Independently conducts detailed project finical reviews in partnership with corporate finance.
  • Prepares and provides reporting and insights on various accounting and financial issues and trends within the project portfolio.
  • Identifies and proactively manages the areas of greatest risk or concern to project and portfolio financial management. Ensures problem resolution and customer satisfaction through ongoing communication with all levels of stakeholders within the organization and by developing and maintaining productive working relationships with finance teams and health authority partners.
  • Provides leadership, guidance and supervision of staff using effective leadership techniques (e.g., coaching, mentoring, skills and leadership development and performance management). Provides staff training and orientation as required. Participates in staffing decisions related to recruitment, retention, discipline, and termination. Monitors financial resources with respect to operational obligations; takes corrective action as necessary.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, progress towards of completion of an accounting/audit/risk related designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, CIA) is preferred and a minimum of five (5) years related experience. 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 reviews and or other reviews.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, and creativity in developing solutions, audit approaches and recommendations. Proficiency in software applications, such as Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft

Skills & Knowledge
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents - including Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study - and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Supports team members on their learning journey related to Indigenous-specific Anti-racism, Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility, DEI and anti-racism.
  • Works collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams and Diversity Equity and Inclusion departments to ensure holistic application of culturally safe, equitable and anti-racist lenses.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • 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).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Salary Range: $88,990 - $127,923 /year.
The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
1795 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5C 6E3
Closing date:
Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work:
8:30 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

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.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the B.C. Human Rights Code.

One of PHSA's North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya'kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at .

Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of July 16, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

About PHSA

Canada's first provincial health services authority. Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC. PHSA's primary role is to ensure that BC residents have access to a coordinated network of high-quality specialized health care services. PHSA operates provincial programs including BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Cancer, BC Centre for Disease Control and BC Transplant. It is also responsible for specialized provincial health services like chest surgery and trauma services, which are delivered in a number of locations in the regional health authorities.


Government Health Care

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-08

Current Openings

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