Sr. Financial Analyst UDB-044

Sr. Financial Analyst UDB-044

01 Jul
University Health Network

01 Jul

University Health Network


Job Posting # 877928

Position: Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Site: Hydro Place 700 University Avenue, 4th Floor

Department: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Status: Temporary Full-Time (12 months contract)

About The Organization - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

As one of the world’s leading cancer charities, The PMCF raises funds for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world, to deliver future care now.

For more than a decade, The PMCF has been on an aggressive growth trajectory. Setting daring and audacious goals is a mindset that is driven by our culture and passion to perform.

We have pioneered many successful fundraising programs, including our world-leading Princess Margaret Home Lottery, and some of the world’s largest cancer fundraising events. The foundation’s vision, which will be your vision, is to Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetime.

The Princess Margaret is a proud member of University Health Network, Canada’s largest research hospital network, which also includes Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehab Institute and The Michener Institute for Education. 

About The Role

The Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis is a one-year contract role that will report directly to the Director, Finance. In this role, the individual will own the monthly management reporting process. They will be responsible for analyzing financial results and preparing the forecast in support of the Foundation’s planning and decision-making process. This is a highly visible role that involves working cross-functionally to gather information and deliver value-added financial analytics and recommendations. The successful candidate will quickly obtain an understanding of how the entire organization works.

Areas of Accountability

- Plays an integral role in supporting the annual planning process, working collaboratively with senior managers and program directors to formulate the annual budget

- Owns the monthly variance analysis and forecasting process across the organization

- Perform monthly variance analysis of budget versus actual results and articulating this in a report and slide deck that is presented to the senior leadership team monthly and Audit & Risk Committee quarterly

- Assists in developing and monitoring key performance indicators throughout the organization

- Supports the assessment of corporate development opportunities and other growth areas through advanced modelling and scenario analysis

- Maintain the two year rolling cash flow

- Assists with ongoing enterprise risk management

- Supports the month end close process

- Creates reports from the accounting system to fulfill the needs of internal stakeholders

- Performs ad-hoc financial analysis

Skills & Qualifications

Strong Financial Analysis

- Experience and knowledge of Not-for-Profit accounting standards

- Experience in developing insights and analysis out of financial reports

- Proven experience in financial planning (budgeting and forecasting) and delivering month end management reports

- Proven experience in financial modelling and formulating key performance indicators

- Exceptional attention to detail, ensuring there are no discrepancies and errors in publications

Communications Skills

- Exceptional communication skills; ability to communicate confidently and effectively with all levels of management

- Ability to translate quantitative data into value-added analysis and recommendations

- Proven experience building decks and presenting analysis to management

Interpersonal Leadership

- Ability to collaborate well with others, but also effective and working independently; self-starter

- Ability to safeguard confidential information

- Extremely well organized in order to accomplish a multitude of conflicting priorities under tight deadlines

Technical Skills

- Expert Microsoft Excel skills is a must (pivot tables, lookup functions, manipulating large volumes of data)

- Experience using Oracle Netsuite (preferred)

- Experience using Raiser’s Edge


- Completion of a CPA designation

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

- Accounting/finance experience in the NFP sector a plus

- 5+ years of progressive experience in a financial planning and analysis capacity

Why work with us?

- Experience a sense of purpose that you won’t get anywhere else, in any other job. You will be making a difference for millions of people impacted by cancer

- We have an open and approachable culture that enables you to bring your best ideas forward

- We will invest in your growth through ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and education assistance programs

- We offer flexible working arrangements to support your need to balance life at work and at home

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: May 31, 2021        Closing Date: June 21, 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.

UHN 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 for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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