Financial Consultant
First Nations Health Authority
Vancouver Coastal, Canada
2d ago

FNHA Overview

Looking for a great place to work, where your contributions are valued, and you can truly make a difference? First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is a first of its kind in Canada and joining our team means being part of a collaborative, diverse and compassionate organization committed to innovating, transforming and redesigning health service delivery for First Nations communities in BC.

As a health and wellness organization, the First Nations Health Authority has aligned with the Provincial Public Health Order released on October 14, 2021.

We have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees at First Nations Health Authority. This policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

If selected for employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination by providing a copy of your BC Vaccination Card Passport with the QR code.

Position Summary

Our FNHA Regional Offices are Growing!

As the FNHA and our Regional Operations are expanding across the province, we are hiring for Regional Financial Consultants to support in our regionalization efforts to help with the effective delivery of plans and initiatives to FNHA's 5 regional offices across BC and help provide a seamless service delivery model.

As the Regional Financial Consultant, you will provide strategic and operational financial consulting services to our regional business leaders and managers to support the alignment of financial management practices and business strategies in our Vancouver Coastal Regional Office.

Working in collaboration with the provincial Finance team, this role will ensure the operational compliance and standards with our Policies, Directives and Framework to ensure consistency and accuracy in financial planning, management and reporting.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something bigger and contribute in our growing organization to help us better serve our First Nations communities.

Apply online or connect with us today! We would love to hear from you!

Responsibilities

This role will support our regional leaders with :

Planning

  • Provides expertise and support to the VP, Regional Operations and regional leaders in the development of regional strategic and operational financial plans in compliance with FNHA established policies, guidelines and practices, supporting the alignment of financial management and regional business activities and outcomes.
  • Acts as a regional business partner with regional teams including Programs and Operations Managers, Project Managers / Developers and Planners in the development and monitoring of project plans, including building an in depth understanding of regional business strategies and objectives, funding guidelines and available funding, ensuring the reflection of regional priorities and realities with the financial framework.
  • Provides expertise and support to the VP, Regional Operations and regional leaders to develop and assess budgetary requirements associated with strategic and operational short and long term plans, including the provision of options in compliance with funding provisions and terms and conditions, and in consideration of FNHA’s organization wide Budget Strategy and Funding Framework.
  • Forecasting

  • Provides expertise and support to the VP, Regional Operations and regional leaders in the evaluation of current and future fiscal conditions to identify financial risks and flexibility / opportunity to develop action plans that are aligned with and guide regional financial strategies and plans and including the provision of estimates based on past, current and projected financial conditions, activities, etc.
  • This work includes various forms of analysis including trend, historical and variance.

  • Provides expertise and support to the VP, Regional Operations and regional leaders in the tracking and monitoring of their respective budgets to maximize funding available to support innovative and transformative work.
  • Budget Management

  • Provides expertise and support to the VP, Regional Operations and regional leaders in the utilization of approved allocations of short and long term regional budgets at the project / activity / initiative, cost centre and regional levels, in compliance with FNHA policies, procedures and practices, financial framework, and in collaboration with provincial Finance staff.
  • Ensures the budget management and utilization plans predict cash flows, allocation of resources, model scenarios and performance measurement factors.
  • Identifies regional budget adjustments, including providing regional information and data to inform the province wide mid-year budget adjustment requiring Board Approval.
  • Information & Data Management

  • Provides information and data management services within the Region, and within provincial systems and policies, procedures and practices, to ensure all supporting information and data is readily available at the project / activity / initiative, cost centre, regional and provincial levels as required.
  • The systems may include, but are not limited to, Hyperion, PeopleSoft and Excel. The functions may include revenue tracking, funding guidelines, external reporting requirements, quarterly notifications, PAFs, Decision Sheets, etc.

    Reporting

  • Provides expertise and support to the VP, Regional Operations and regional leaders in all financial reporting functions, including reviewing, monitoring and analyzing information and data held in various FNHA wide systems, reports, etc.
  • in compliance with FNHA policies, procedures, practices and systems.

  • Provides advice based upon review of system generated reporting and provides perspective by preparing and summarizing other ad hoc reporting and / or analysis to regional budget owners utilizing nVision, Hyperion, excel, etc.
  • Collaboration & Coordination

  • Engages with internal and external subject matter experts at appropriate intervals to address client requirements. Takes the lead on projects that may require a multi-disciplinary approach, including all related planning, scheduling, and coordination of strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting activity associated with cost centre owners and their deliverables.
  • Provides strategic, financial advice to Regional teams to support short and long term strategic and operational plans.
  • Provides orientation and identification of policy, directive, process and standard (including Accounting Standards) and compliance requirements to regional leaders and staff in all aspects of finance including, but not limited to, budget management, corporate credit cards, travel, procurement, delegation of financial authorities, etc.
  • A full job description is available upon request.

    Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a specialization in accounting, finance, business administration or commerce is a requirement.
  • A recognized accounting designation (CA, CMA, CFA or CGA) and significant, recent and relevant experience is a requirement.
  • 5 to 7 years of related specialized experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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