Vancouver Coastal Health

Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support

Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support
Work Site: 520 West 6th


Start Date:



Regular Full Time 

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $39.77 - $57.17 per hour
Reference#: 169261-cmc


Come work as a Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support to join the Financial Planning team. Apply today to join our team!


As a Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Report to the Director, Financial Planning and Business Support
  • Provide leadership in the development, monitoring, analyzing and assessing of the performance of the designated area’s operations relative to the annual plan, and providing business decision support
  • Have key areas for leadership and active involvement and accountability: multi-year forecasting; developing and recommending principles.
  • Process and guideline for budget preparation; operations and capital planning; funding standards & models; performance management; coordination of new initiatives; process redesign; information management; utilization management.
  • Provide financial planning expertise to Operations Directors, Patient Service Managers, Patient Service Directors, Medical Directors and Medical Managers.
  • Be responsible for the review and analysis of budgets and proposed initiatives, and participate in the ongoing review of financial systems and processes in order to facilitate improvements in the financial systems in collaboration with the VCH Corporate Financial Services team.



Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Completion of a professional accounting designation.
  • Seven (7) years’ 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, and analysis and reporting expertise.
  • Extensive knowledge of business administration.
  • Demonstrated, recent ERP experience.
  • Comprehensive technical/accounting expertise, process management, analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Advanced technical computer skills in spreadsheet and database usage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and evaluation skills.
  • Broad knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, financial, administrative and contract management, audit and program evaluation principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with Tableau or other visualization and reporting tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to strategically and creatively solve complex problems within a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Results oriented within a high-pressure working environment with numerous critical timelines.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, integrity and patience.
  • Ability to adapt information to the interests and understanding of staff, managers, directors, and contracted agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish, develop and maintain effective cooperative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including contracted agencies, VCHA staff, managers and directors and to demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with a high degree of initiative and judgment and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills.
  • Excellent organizations skills, with demonstrated ability to set and maintain priorities, ability to function in a fast paced and changing environment and remain results oriented.
  • 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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