Job title: Finance Assistant
Departments: Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS) & CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN) at Providence Research (PR)
Location: St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package including four weeks of paid vacation to start, extended health and dental plans, and membership in the Municipal Pension Plan; flexible work schedule and hybrid work options may be available
Desired Start Date: As soon as possible
Full/Part-time: Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Position status: This is an ongoing, regular-status Providence Health Care position (union-excluded); however, all research positions are dependent on grant funding
Term: The initial term of this role is expected to be at least 2 years in duration and renewable, should grant funding continue to be available
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
How to Apply: Interested candidates should email their resume with cover letter to CHÉOS HR.
Equity and diversity are essential to research and academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or a person who identifies as First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous. CHÉOS/CTN welcomes a broad range of applicants and accommodations are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Who We Are
Bridging the gap between data, research, and care, CHÉOS is a collaboration between cross-disciplinary scientists and expert research staff evaluating the effectiveness of health interventions at the population level. The CTN is a collaborative network committed to generating knowledge on the prevention, treatment, and management of HIV, hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) through the conduct of scientifically sound clinical trials, research, and other interventions.
From assessing the cost-effectiveness of a new drug or treatment option to informing policy decisions that change how care is delivered, CHÉOS and the CTN seek to improve health outcomes for all.
Our Commitments to You
At CHÉOS and the CTN, we are committed to providing an inclusive, dynamic, and cooperative work environment in which all members are encouraged to pursue personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefits, including:
The Finance Assistant will use their experience and sound judgement to support and guide CHÉOS & CTN’s financial administration. The incumbent will support the Finance Manager with day-to-day financial operations which involves approximately $14 million in operating, research, and development funds, with the finance team managing 80 to 100 individual accounts/grants. Some of the work performed includes:
Skills and Qualifications
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and an accounting diploma. A minimum of three years related experience in a financial role with similar scope and accountability or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience working in an academic or research setting (particularly at UBC or Providence Research), as well as knowledge of grant management and familiarity with granting agencies and their guidelines and policies, preferred. Additional qualifications include:
Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate
This position is located within a healthcare facility. Therefore, this position requires successful verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by the provincial health mandate.
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