Director, Business Planning

Accounting & Finance
Hybrid - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on August 24, 2023

A role for a forward-thinking, operationally minded Finance professional with a desire to support exceptional patient care in British Columbia. Our client offers a hybrid working model.

Who- the Company:
Our healthcare client supports its members in delivering outstanding specialized healthcare services and prioritizes patient care.

What- the Opportunity: 
Our client seeks a Director of Business Planning to take charge of financial reporting, budget development, and strategic business planning. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with senior executive staff, the Director of Business Planning plays a key role in the client’s financial health. The Director, Business Planning will be:

  • Second in command of the team and has three reporting lines (Manager, FP&A who has 2 direct SFA reports, Manager FP&A, SFA. In addition to managing the team, the Director, Business Planning will also be responsible for a large drug budget

  • Leading the period end close, forecasting, and budgeting cycle for consolidation; directing SFAs and Managers

  • Strong excel skills and interpersonal skills are essential

In the future this role will offer elements of project-based transformation.
Fluency with financial and business planning processes and tools are crucial to this role, as well as strong communication, organizational, staff training, and leadership skills.
Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We are looking for FP&A professionals with over 10 years’ experience honing their management and operational skills, preferably at large, complex multi-site organizations. Preference for healthcare, not-for-profit or ministry experience.
Professional accounting designation (CPA) required, a Master’s degree in business, Leadership or other relevant field a plus!

  • Analytical thinker with strong budgeting and forecasting skills informed by a background in business operations

  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic business planning, financial and operational planning and reporting, forecasting, financial modelling, and business process engineering

  • Strong people skills: this role requires excellent communication, customer service, and relationship building

  • Ability to see the bigger picture, envision the organization’s future, and plan strategically to realize it

Vancouver, BC

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss further with Swim. Robust benefits plan and defined pension.

When & How to Apply: 
This search is moving extremely quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great finance leadership opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thanks!