Vancouver Coastal Health

Financial Analyst, Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Financial Analyst, Finance
Work Site: 590 Finance - 3rd Floor


Start Date:



Regular Full Time 

As soon as possible 


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $33.35 - $47.94 per hour
Reference#: 167879-cmc


Come work as a Financial Analyst with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Financial Analyst to join the Finance General Accounting Services team. Apply today to join our team!


As a Financial Analyst with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Be responsible for providing financial, accounting, planning and business support and advice to assigned program area(s), including special projects and initiatives.
  • Contribute financial expertise and support for monitoring, analyzing, and assessing and reporting on fiscal performance and forecasts relative to budget, with respect to expenditure patterns and resource utilization.
  • Assist in the management of the designated areas, and the ongoing review of financial systems and processes along with strategic and operations planning.
  • As required provide project support and coordination to enable completion of projects on time within budget and within scope, including monitoring and summarizing progress of projects, and preparing reports for senior leadership and project sponsors regarding status of projects.



Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field plus completion of a professional accounting designation (C.A., C.G.A. or C.M.A.).
  • Minimum of five (5) year’s recent, related financial analysis and financial planning experience in a large, complex, unionized environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated financial planning, monitoring, analysis and reporting expertise.
  • Comprehensive technical expertise, process management, analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Advanced technical computer skills in spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and database applications.
  • Superior analytical skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data/information and present information in concise meaningful ways.
  • Broad knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, and financial analysis techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of computerized financial systems and procedures.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities to provide lateral and strategic direction to clients.
  • Results oriented within a high-pressure working environment with numerous critical timelines.
  • Demonstrated strong writing and presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization.
  • Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Customer focused with ability to facilitate and encourage co-operation between diverse operational groups at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills and works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.



VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff


Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.


Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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