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Business and Finance Lead

Requisition ID: 106703 

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Flexible in Manitoba

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred 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 Overview

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba, some province-wide health services, and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations. With over 12,000 interdisciplinary employees delivering clinical, preventive and administrative shared services in partnership with over 250 local, regional and provincial health service delivery organizations in urban, rural and remote locations across the province, Shared Health brings Manitobans together to create equitable, safe, accessible, trusted and sustainable pathways to care.


Within administration and shared services, the finance and performance management team coordinates and guides the executive and senior leadership of Shared Health in developing and attaining government approval for its strategic plan and annual operating plans.


We have opportunities for business and finance leads who will:


  • Translate business information (clinical, financial and operating) and coach management to use data to drive performance improvements in large, complex service areas (operating budgets of approx. $100-600 million)
  • Facilitate strategic and operational planning to support the assigned senior leadership team(s) and ensure unit activities align with the organization’s approved Strategic and Operating Plan
  • Cultivate and model a culture of client service as part of the finance and performance management team
  • Identify and lead business process improvements to generate organizational efficiencies
  • Deliver analyses, financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and business performance management information to assigned senior leadership team(s)
  • Counsel and develop organizational senior leaders’ understanding of the business performance implications of proposed decisions and activities
  • Engage assigned analysts to prepare needed data and reporting to inform senior management, and work across areas to collaborate on and communicate best practices and business efficiencies


Each position may be assigned to one or more services or areas at various times as a primary contact to the senior leadership teams within the organization

  • 7 years of experience directly supporting management in decision-making by providing effective and innovative financial and business analyses
  • 7 years of experience engaging stakeholders to identify and implement opportunities for business improvement, including applying lean transformation framework concepts
  • 5 years of experience developing business cases in a public sector environment with clear financial, budgetary, human and material resource requirements
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Post-secondary degree with additional postgraduate education (certificate or higher) in a related discipline such as management, economics, public or business administration from an accredited education institution; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

  • Active member in good standing of an associated regulatory body as appropriate
  • A finance or accounting designation is an asset
  • Lean six sigma certification or equivalent certification in quality processes is an asset
Qualifications and Skills
  • Demonstrated comprehensive senior leadership capabilities. Shared Health has adopted the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework

Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to work safely in a typical computerized office environment with frequent meetings at multiple sites throughout the organization, and to lift and carry items of up to approximately 25 pounds
  • Interruptions to respond to questions from executives and government representatives are common; incumbent can schedule dedicated and focused time for planning and concentration
  • Must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and use of a personal motor vehicle for regular travel within the service area


Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications.


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 select the "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.