Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
We are in search of a persistent Accountant to join our productive team at Winnipeg Regional Health Authority in Altona, MB. Growing your career as a Full Time Accountant is a remarkable opportunity to develop vital skills. If you are strong in innovation, creativity and have the right drive for the job, then apply for the position of Accountant at Winnipeg Regional Health Authority today Requisition ID: 344477 PositionNumber: 399-7111510-A418-T1 Competition : SS-23-1255 Posting En d Date: September 12, 2023 City: Altona, MB Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud Work Location: Regional Office Department / Unit: Finance Job Stream: Non-Clinical Union: CUPE Anticipated Start Date – End Date: As mutually agreed – March 31, 2024 Reason for Term: Other leave FTE: 1.0 Anticipated Shift: Days Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 Annual Base Hours: 2015 Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.
Position Summary: Reporting to a senior member of the finance team, the incumbent will oversee reporting provided to internal programs and external organizations. This will include, but not limited to, preparing submissions for funding requests, following up with Business and Finance Analysts, Directors and funders on the status of approvals and ensuring correct payment. The incumbent may perform a lead role in determining policy and process. Participate in program team meetings to identify financial risks in program decision making, and bring forward to the finance team to mitigate the risks to the organization.
The incumbent will provide leadership to Junior Finance Staff throughout the organization. The incumbent will exercise independent judgment and initiative in producing special purpose reports and projects. The incumbent will also be required to take additional accounting related courses as needed to perform at an Accountant level and will have the opportunity to advance through the department through education and experience. The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters.
The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud. Qualifications: • Preference given to those actively pursuing a CPA (Canada) designation through enrollment in a recognized accounting program, completion of foundation courses preferred • Proficiency in MS Office applications, Word, Excel, Outlook, with particular competency in the creation and modification of excel spreadsheets • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains software would be an asset • Fundamental understanding of accounting principles • Prior experience in health care setting with knowledge of acute care services and programs would be an asset • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in accounting or similar financial duties • Willingness to take additional accounting related courses • Ability to build and maintain professional working relationships • Ability to perform accurately with multiple priorities and competing deadlines, with frequent interruptions • Demonstrated organizational abilities and the willingness to promote positive change • Training or experience in coordinating, teaching, or directing activities • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required • Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job • Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums • Good work and attendance record Conditions of Employment: • Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate. • All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy. • Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00 This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement. We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.
Interested candidates should selectthe “Apply” icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification. This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE. Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We welcome applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodationsare available upon request during the assessment and selection process. Benefits of working as a Accountant in Altona, MB: ● Excellent benefits ● Room for Advancement ● Attractive packageCompetitive Pay