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Manager Financial Planning

Requisition ID: 337878 

Position Number: 20042099

Posting End Date: June 8, 2023

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Work Location: 650 Main St

Department / Unit: Financial Planning - Health Center 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: 07/17/2023

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary Range: $92,766 - $118,962


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

  • Oversee the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting activities for a portfolio within the service delivery organization including oversight of financial analysts by reviewing financial and statistical data, preparing and implementing plans and reports, and communicating these plans to relevant leadership teams 
  • Analyze, interpret and translate financial performance data (operating, clinical, and financial) ensuring reports, forecasts, variances and analyses of business activities are relevant for key stakeholders 
  • Support the financial analysis required for variance investigations, business case development and briefing notes. 
  • Support the development of budget and variance reporting, to ensure an accurate reflection and accounting of financial pressures in the budget cycle. 
  • Ensure forecasting and variance analyses provided identify major cost drivers and recommend options for mitigation of budget variances to senior management
  • Oversee a collaborative team with a culture of client service to provide meaningful financial planning, forecasting, and budgeting information for all of the service areas of the organization. 


6 years of progressive experience delivering financial planning functions including forecasting, budgeting and related variance analyses in a large publicly-funded multi-organization enterprise, preferably in healthcare, including:

  • 3 years of experience working with complex financial analysis and data, financial forecasting, reporting and operational metrics tracking
  • 3 years of experience interpreting and translating financial metrics
  • 2 years of experience working with interdisciplinary teams and supporting multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • 2 years of experience managing a high-performing team
  • 2 years of hands-on experience using the finance and accounting modules of a comprehensive ERP system (e.g. SAP and/or Great Plains)

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Post-secondary degree 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
  • Additional formal education in diverse and innovative financial business data modeling, funding and commissioning models in the public sector, and systematic process improvement methodologies (such as the lean transformation framework) are assets


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with current membership in good standing is required

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated mid-level leadership capabilities. The provincial health system in Manitoba has adopted the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework
  • Knowledge of capital financing, business accounting practices and Public Sector Accounting standards an asset

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work safely in a typical computerized office environment with frequent meetings, and to lift and carry items of up to approximately 10 kg
  • Interruptions to respond to questions are common; dedicated and focused time for planning and concentration can be scheduled

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 across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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