Senior Business Analyst

Northern Health

Position Summary
If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, and work life balance this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

The Senior Business Analyst is integral to the development and implementation of strategic direction on all aspects of financial planning by providing financial services (business planning, coordinating integrated reporting, financial analysis and/or advice) on a wide range of capital and operating items to Executive, senior management with Northern Health and the Ministry of Health. The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for coordinating and communicating budget activities to leadership, completing external reports on forecast projections, and assisting in compiling the reports, analysis and presentations for the Ministry of Health and various stakeholders.

Starting salary will be approximately from $86,398 to $107,997 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia – Canada’s Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•”Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

•Recognized accounting designation plus five (5) to seven (7) years of directly related experience in health care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
•Strong interpersonal skills with leadership abilities.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Analytical skills to perform budget, trend, ratio and cost/benefit analyses.
•Ability to coordinate integrated reporting between organizations, resolve differences, and develop reports and presentations.
•Knowledge and experience working with complex, computer-based budgeting systems.
•Knowledge of Project Management practices, tools and techniques.
•Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities.
•High degree of initiative and self-motivation.
•Ability and willingness to travel.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.