Financial Analyst II, Research [B518]

Financial Analyst II, Research [B518]

19 Mar
University Health Network

19 Mar

University Health Network


Job Posting #873464

Position: Financial Analyst II (Research)

Site: Toronto General Hospital

Department: UHN Biospecimen Services

Reports to: Head of Operations

Pay Scale: $31.56 - $39.45 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Status: Temporary Full-time (1 year)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Financial Analyst II (Research) in our Biospecimen Services Department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”,

encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

The UHN Biospecimen Services and the Surgical Oncology Prostate and Uro-Oncology Research Unit are unique programs which encompass research biobanking (oncology and non-oncology) and the oversite and execution of industry and investigator-initiated uro-oncology clinical research trials. These combined programs are expanding and have a need for a Financial Analyst II.

Key responsibilities include: Performs analyses on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis for a range of complex functional centre accounts; Performs complex analyses of financial and/or statistical data and prepares reports and/or commentary for management review and decision making; Prepares and analyzes monthly, quarterly, year-end financial and/or statistical schedules, statements and/or reports for distribution to internal and/or external clients; Assist with the preparation of annual operating budget for assigned directorates; Prepares monthly/quarterly packages for management to facilitate the decision making and financial reporting process


- At a minimum, completion of a University degree in Business Administration or recognized equivalent

- Enrollment in a recognized professional accounting program (e.g. CGA or CMA) OR relevant combination of education and experience

- Minimum three (3) years related experience in an accounting environment with exposure to a range of accounting practices, procedures and principles

- Experience working in a healthcare environment and/or research environment, preferred

- Experience working with healthcare grants, preferred 

- Working knowledge of accounting practices, procedures and generally accepted accounting principles

- Skill in accurately performing detailed numerical computations using large amounts of financial and/or statistical data

- Skill in preparing detailed reports

- Demonstrated problem solving skills

- Good organizational and time management skills

- Working knowledge of computer application accounting systems and software applications, preferably in a Microsoft Office environment (i.e., Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Crystal)

- Good oral and written communication skills

- Knowledge of basic leadership practices

- Demonstrated commitment to client service and satisfaction

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date: March 18, 2021      Closing Date: April 8, 2021

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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