Financial Analyst(s)

Employment type: Full-time
City: Windsor
Last visit: 2014-05-14
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-05-14


TransForm Shared Services Organization (TransForm) is a leading, premier healthcare not-for-profit organization that was formed in January 2013 and consists of managing three divisions which support five Erie-St. Clair hospitals, namely:

Specialty Information Management/Information Technology services;

Supply chain and specialized contract services;

Transformation Care Team which incorporates a Project Management Office to address local, regional and provincial health priorities

All divisions work with various health service providers and government officials to lead transformational change. Specifically all divisions are focused on providing value, improving the patient experience, achieving better health outcomes and utilizing health resources more effectively. All three divisions work to support our customers in the delivery of exceptional patient care by ensuring efficiencies, service excellence and cost savings. TransForm is currently owned by the five Erie-St. Clair hospitals and is governed by a Board of Directors comprising of senior executives from each hospital, namely: Bluewater Health, Chatham Kent Health Alliance, Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital, Leamington District Memorial Hospital and Windsor Regional Hospital as well as five independent Directors.


Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Financial Analyst will work as an integral member of a highly skilled financial team. In this position, you will be responsible for analyzing and evaluating complex financial information. You will be required to keep abreast of key trends in the finance profession and the financial industry, as well as collecting and analyzing data to gain a better understanding about what impacts financial results. The incumbent is expected for collecting, compiling, managing and reporting on timely and accurate financial information to support the divisions within TransForm. You will also work with divisional team to complete routine, financial and operational work. As an integral member of the team, the Financial Analyst is a good problem solver and will work with a broad range of people at all levels and prepare complex analyses and spreadsheets on specific financial data that can be used to generate reports. Furthermore, he or she is responsible for performing detailed cost and financial analysis for TransForm. In addition, you will be required to prepare financial forecasting and reconciliation of internal accounts. The successful candidate may also be called upon to assist with internal and external audit requests.



University Degree in Mathematics/Finance/Business Administration/Economics or equivalent combination of education and experience;

3 to 5 years experience in finance

CPA CMA/CGA/CA designation

Experience and compliance with GAAP

An understanding of, and experience with MIS is an asset



Strong knowledge of financial business, objectives and business priorities

Understanding of hospital stakeholders, client service delivery methodologies and overall issues and priorities within the healthcare sector

Effective communication and presentation skills that will include exposure to many different functional groups within the organization

Issue definition and solving, determining the appropriate solution based on MIS principles, GAAP requirement

Advanced Microsoft Office applications knowledge and proven experience (Excel, Access, MS Project, and Crystal Reports)

Ability to use computer finance planning and modeling tools (knowledge of business budgeting and forecasting) and ability to train on analytical tools

Proven experience in project management and/or process improvement with the ability to translate seemingly complex concepts into clear and concise presentations

Responsible for the development, analysis and communication of ongoing and ad hoc financial information across the organization

Prepares financial modeling scenarios for divisional teams

Prepares financial statements for presentation to the division, Directors, Chiefs and Board

In consultation with the divisions, creates and analyzes budgets

Performs audits of expense reports and follows up on variance in relation to policy

Develops and implements financial policies

Collaborates with divisional chiefs and Directors and other users to identify organizational efficiency opportunities, issues, data resources and appropriate product information

Provides operational support to the finance team

General ledger account analysis

Analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business

Assess expenses and look for cost saving strategies and opportunities

Statistical analysis, budgeting, accounting and forecasting

Assists with the budgeting and financial forecasting process,

Leads the development and maintenance of all required supporting documents for the budgeting and forecasting processes

Drives the forecasting process (weekly, monthly, and long term) by analyzing trends within the businesses and ensuring alignment with business- and corporate-wide objectives

Maintains confidentiality, accuracy, and attention to detail

Works with the external auditors to ensure audits are completed on a timely basis

Reporting to external stakeholders when required (Maintenance Costs, Licensing Fees, etc

Reviews financial statements and advises the director as to the availability and balance of funds Financial statements

Cash management, bank reconciliation

Provides senior level review and input on key indicators (e.g. A/R aging, expenses, cash flow)

Undertakes analysis and prepares various expense accounts and financial submissions to OntarioBuys

Reports financial results to team members, managers and Directors as required



Teamwork: works collaboratively and shows respect for the needs and viewpoints of others.

Professionalism: acts and behaves in a professional manner and demonstrates TransForm values.

Communication: clearly communicates in both verbal and written form, information in a timely, effective and professional manner.

Customer Service: is responsive to customer/patient/colleagues' needs and expectations, and demonstrates commitment to providing quality service. Anticipates needs and offers support to colleagues and the team.

Flexibility: adapts to and understands other points of view, and works effectively while acknowledging divergent or opposing perspectives.

Managing Priorities: is able to multi-task and shift priorities as needed.



Oral Communications - Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally; recognizing that verbal communication

Written Communications - Ability to produce a variety of written communications that demonstrate command of language, clarity of thought and orderliness of presentation

Accuracy/Attention to Detail - Ability to process information with high levels of accuracy

Interpersonal Relationships - Knowledge of approaches, tools and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner

Problem Solving - Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems

Technology Savvy – High computer literacy with the ability to learn software applications.



Must be able to travel within the Erie St Clair area on a regular basis

Must be able to work evenings and weekends, when required

Must be available to perform other duties as assigned

Must meet the benchmarked standards and requirements of the job

Must comply with all company policies and procedures

Must have a credit check completed (prior to commencement of the position)



Posting Period:                  May 14, 2014 to May 28, 2014 at 4:00pm

Scope:                                 Internal & External Posting

Status:                                 1 Permanent, Full Time

                                              1 Temporary, Fulltime (1.5 year contract)

Salary:                                  Negotiable

Location:                             Windsor, Ontario (negotiable)

Submission                        Current, Updated Resume and Cover Letter in PDF format only

Requirements:                   Send to Human Resources Department at

Subject Reference:           Please specify which position(s) you are applying for:

Application for Permanent Financial Analyst

Application for Temporary Financial Analyst

Application to both Temporary & Permanent Financial Analysts


We thank all applicants for their interest.

However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If contacted for an interview, please inform us should any accommodation be required


Mission Statement: As a strategic partner, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional service and creating new opportunities to improve value to the health system

Vision Statement: Lead innovation and change to achieve health system transformation

Values: Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Teamwork

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services

Job Function: Accounting and Finance