Research Finance Coordinator

January 18 2019
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Accounting, Finance, Account receivables, Accounts payable
Vancouver, BC

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

Research Finance Coordinator
Reference 79573
Regular Full-Time (FTE 1.0)
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Vancouver

The Research Finance Coordinator is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all Accounts Receivable and Payable for the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR), along with providing secretarial and administrative support to the Finance Managers.

The Research Finance Coordinator informs investigators, vendors, and research personnel on the interpretation and application of BCCHR Finance related policies and procedures, exchanges information with others internal and external to the organization and assists the Finance Manager with the researching, gathering and preparation of internal or external statistical or financial reports. This may include following up with phone calls or correspondence, and includes following up with outstanding Accounts Receivable and Payable. The Research Finance Coordinator provides work direction to work-learn students who support the work done in the Research Finance Department.


Education, Training, and Experience

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a post-secondary Diploma in Business, Accounting or Bookkeeping plus a minimum 3 years recent related experience including one year at a senior level.

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to use related equipment including word processing, spreadsheets and accounting applications at an advanced level.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet and adapt to changes in organizational priorities.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload and work under time pressures to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize and complete work independently within specified timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing including the ability to respond politely and diplomatically to both internal and external inquiries.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse sectors and cultural backgrounds, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to type 45 wpm.
  • Physical ability to do the job.

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