Manager, Corporate Accounting
Manager, Corporate Accounting
London Health Sciences Centre
November 15, 2023 – November 28, 2023
Who We Are
London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a world-class academic health sciences centre located in the southwestern Ontario city of London. Just two hours from Toronto and two hours from Detroit, London features a beautiful and walkable downtown core located on the Thames River, a vibrant culinary scene and scores of activities that highlight local arts, culture and music. As one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, LHSC is a world-class innovator in clinical care, research and teaching, delivering both local and regional services, including the Children’s Hospital, within a large geographic area. LHSC has a workforce of close to 15,000, dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care while working together to shape the future of health.
What the Role is
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Accounting, the Manager, Corporate Accounting directs, controls and evaluates the delivery of corporate accounting services. They are accountable to oversee the day-to-day, month-end, and year-end financial functions for the organization. This includes General Ledger (GL), revenue accounting, corporate cash management/treasury, and external and internal audit processes. The role liaises with various other departments across the hospital to assist with/address financial issues, concerns and information. The Manager also has responsibility for the preparation of the annual budget for the Finance department and monthly variance analysis and ensuring all internal and external financial reporting is done in a timely and accurate manner.
They are responsible for translating decisions of the program leadership into execution, by utilizing relationship management and working with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the necessary outcomes. The Manager ensures their team and department operations are aligned with our mission, vision and values, while working together to successfully achieve our strategic objectives.
This role is accountable for day-to-day department activities, including the management of human and material resources, day-to-day staffing and scheduling, development and support of a healthy workplace, risk and utilization measurements, and facilitation of improvement initiatives and change management, while operating within approved operational budgets and financial guidelines and controls. A major focus of the role is fostering effective working relationships and networks within the team/unit and with other teams across the organization.
LHSC is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the Hospital, inclusive of our Staff and Patient experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on location, as required.
Who You Are
- You are self-aware of own assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations
- You manage and develop self while modeling qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience, and confidence
- You engage and support others to foster development, personal goals and encourage a healthy organization
- You achieve results by strategically aligning direction, decisions, actions and evaluation with the vision, values and evidence
- You facilitate an environment of collaboration and cooperation
- You create connections, build partnerships and networks
- You demonstrate a commitment to the organizational vision, mission, values and service excellence
- You are a transformational thinker that encourages and supports innovation
- You have exceptional analytical skills that contribute to effective decision-making
- You are self-directed, courageous, and highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills
What Skills Are Needed
- Planning and executing action plans that deliver results and motivate individuals for greater performance excellence
- Strong business acumen
- Values-based leadership and a proven track record for developing and sustaining healthy work environments and effective teams while leading in a performance-driven culture
- Lead and drive system transformation
- Develop self and others through teaching, coaching, mentoring and formal development processes
- Strong analytical skills that contribute to effective problem solving and decision-making
What You Will Bring with You
- Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation required
- Successful completion of a recognized baccalaureate degree program in Finance, Business or Accounting
- Related post-graduate education preferred
- Strong working knowledge of Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards and financial reporting
- Extensive experience with the preparation of financial statements, notes, and audit working papers required.
- MIS Level I & II certification preferred
- Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in progressively more responsible leadership roles in a healthcare environment, preferably in an acute care academic teaching hospital
- Previous management experience in finance preferred
- Preference and consideration will be given to active members of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) who have, or are in process of attaining the Canadian Health Executive (CHE) Select certification program
- Ability to effectively work with diversity, appreciating that different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics can bring richness to the challenge at hand
- Fluent and computer literate with computer systems such as email and Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
- Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
How to Apply
Apply through London Health Sciences Centre’s career website at https://www.lhsc.on.ca/careers, Job ID 97961
London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.
LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.
Submission Requirements (please submit in one MS Word document)
- Cover Letter, Resume and Listing of Education, Credentials, Certifications and References.
As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written profile, presentations, etc. Please be advised that reference checks may be conducted as part of the selection process.
Successful candidates will be required to complete a health review which includes providing vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis. In addition, candidates will need to provide documentation of Tuberculosis Skin testing and a completed COVID vaccine series (two vaccines).
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to complete a satisfactory police information check.