Corporate/regional Accountant

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Finance Department
Branch: Controllership Office
Status: Full-Time
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: January 03, 2019
Date Closing: January 16, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to Supervisor, Financial Reporting, is responsible for: a variety of assigned financial and accounting duties to support financial administration for the entire Region, including financial reporting and analysis, accounting and internal control functions, financial program administration, analysis and testing of data and associated systems, and financial policy and procedure development; analysis of financial, economic, policy and legislative development to support the formulation of recommended strategies to ensure achievement of various program objectives that impact the entire Region; development and implementation of assigned strategic initiatives; liaison with various stakeholders; and development and presentation of various materials to communicate financial and policy analysis and advice.


•Successful completion of a University Degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance or related discipline.
•Successful completion of the Chartered Professional Accountant - Professional Education Program (CPA-PEP) or equivalent training.
•Successful completion of the Chartered Professional Accountant - Common Final Examination (CPA-CFE) or equivalent.
•Minimum three (3) years’ financial and accounting experience, including financial analysis, accounting transactions, and policy and procedure development.
•Knowledge of generally accepted auditing practices and principles, accounting principles, consolidations, finance, and budgeting principles and practices.
•Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, and regulations, including federal and provincial statutes.
•Knowledge of and experience with financial computer applications, including large-scale Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
•Experience in working within a large, multi-divisional organization with various lines of business.
•Strong proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, including Microsoft suite of products; advanced MS excel skills.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, customer service, and personal ownership.
•Attention to detail and accuracy, along with strong organizational and planning skills.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convey technical information to a wide range of audiences.
•Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills.
•Ability to identify areas for constructive change and process improvement and communicate potential solutions to management.
•Ability to travel to off-site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by January 16, 2019, quoting competition #23338. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$46.30 - $50.31 per hour. This is a Union position.

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