Owen Sound

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Supply Chain, the Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing financial statements. The Senior Accountant is an adaptable, proactive individual with a strong willingness to learn and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Other key responsibilities include working with the Director of Finance and Supply Chain to meet all reporting requirements of the finance department, support informed financial decision-making of the Hospital, as well as being a team lead on departmental initiatives. Provide data analysis and ongoing support to the Director of Finance and Grey Bruce Health Services Management Team.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with related experience in hospital financial and utilization data
  • Hold a recognized professional designation (CPA)
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Institute Health Information MIS Guidelines and the Ministry of Heath OHRS guidelines
  • Possess advanced technical skills in MS Office, particularly Excel skills with the ability to create advanced logical, look up and reference formulas, tables, pivot tables, charts and graphs
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Ability to manage workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to formulate, gather, analyze and present financial and statistical information from a variety of data set to reach a valid conclusion in a clear and concise report
  • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion are required
  • Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques required
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Strong presence with the ability to interact with senior leadership
  • Financial modeling expertise a plus
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance record
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2022-06-27
Closing Date: 2022-07-10



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