Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support

Vancouver Coastal Health

Job Description Job Title: Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support Work Site: 520 West 6th Status: Start Date: Hours: Regular Full Time As soon as possible 0900-1700 Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays Salary: $39.77 – $57.17 per hour Reference: 172822-cmc Come work as a Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning & Business Support, the Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support provides strategic and operations decision support assistance to the designated service delivery areas within the Community of Care, or across a large regional area. He/she provides a critical linkage between these programs and corporate operations. The Manager provides expertise/support to and liaises with the senior leadership and management teams in the Community of Care (CoC), and/or across the health authority, to lead large-scale financial initiatives and in dealing with operations issues. Key areas of responsibility include leadership and support in strategic and operational planning, all aspects of financial reporting and analysis, business support, budgeting processes and guidelines, multi-year forecasts and utilization management. He/she also assumes overall responsibility for the review and analysis of budgets and proposed initiatives for the designated area. Primary working relationships are with members of the designated management team, as well as VCH Corporate & Financial Services team members. Liaises with the Ministry of Health and other health authorities, as well as other healthcare entities and associations on matters concerning financial planning and management where appropriate. Contacts involve coordinating, liaising and maintaining collaborative relationships with external stakeholders. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support are designated leaders, analysts and support staff as applicable. As a Manager, Financial Planning & Business Support with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Provide financial expertise/support to and liaises with senior leadership and management teams as well as with MOH and other health authorities relating to physician contracts and funding. Oversee and supervises the Finance PComp team to support the financial accounting, reporting as well as analytical support relating to various physician contract; Offer strong experience in process improvements to streamline routine processes in order to address increasing volume of physician contracts and reporting requirements Identify strategic issues and proposed directions for the designated service delivery area/department, in collaboration with the Community of Care (CoC) senior leadership and management team by methods such as gathering information, assessing trends, consulting with relevant stakeholders, identifying issues that impact on strategic directions, incorporating approved initiatives and recommending shifts in activity to ensure consistency between the health service delivery area and the strategic directions of the organization. Assist the Director, Financial Planning & Business Support in overseeing the financial planning and business decision support functions provided to the senior ledership and management team and ensuring that appropriate operating plans are developed linking financial targets and utilization targets, that fiscal controls are in place and funding allocation systems are in place to support the programs and services. Prepares, monitors and reviews budgets, identifies variances and recommends modifications to accommodate changes in funding levels. Identify opportunities for proposed new initiatives by methods such as directing support team in preparing business case proposals, consulting with senior leadership and management team regarding cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, priority setting, implementation strategies, measuring the performance of the new initiatives against the plan and identifying variances. Lead the development of multi-year forecasts for the area’s operations by reviewing the designated area’s operating plan, current trends, new initiatives and internal and external factors that will have implications on utilization, revenue and costs in future years. Completes periodic financial, operating and cash forecasts for Corporate Finance, senior leadership and management team including a summary of potential problem areas. Perform financial and statistical analysis of the operating status of departments/programs within the service delivery area by reviewing workload, utilization and financial results in comparison with the budget, profitability, efficiency and productivity. Reviews problem areas with managers and reports areas of concern to the appropriate stakeholders. Develop recommendations with respect to reporting to enhance performance analysis such that financial results, utilization and productivity measurement and analysis is linked and monitoring encompasses multiyear trend analysis. Ensure utilization management/evaluation monitoring processes are in place by methods such as analyzing and interpreting utilization management data, identifying trends and variances, monitoring high cost and volume activities, recommending priority areas for follow-up, gathering evidence of service effectiveness, and identifying outcome measures to set targets for improved and appropriate utilization of services. Provide periodic operating reports, which provide analyses of progress in achieving financial objectives and rationale for variances as well as prepares leading indicator reports along with action plans for corrective action. Support the senior leadership and management team in the implementation of operational redesign initiatives in developing recommendations for key performance indicators and implementing ongoing monitoring and reporting processes. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel. Perform other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: 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 Broad knowledge of performance analysis, business case development and program evaluation principles and practices. Broad knowledge of computerized financial systems and procedures. Broad knowledge of health care performance metrics and their application is critical. Demonstrated operational planning, monitoring, analytical, evaluation and reporting expertise. Knowledge of program planning, implementation and evaluation approaches. Proven leadership and management experience with an excellent sense of corporate and departmental priority and strong business acumen are critical. Proven ability to design, implement and manage complex planning, reporting and business processes. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, other health care staff, one-on-one, in groups and in writing. Demonstrated ability to make public presentations. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to strategically and creatively solve complex problems within a dynamic and changing environment. Computer literacy with advanced word processing, spreadsheet and database skills. 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. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? 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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