Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community-based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


  • Reporting to the Manager of Revenue & Business Development, the Financial Analyst will work with other Finance staff to provide financial analytical support for NSHA. Under the direction of the manager, the financial analyst’s work will include projects and initiatives involving collaboration amongst and across Finance teams. The Provincial Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing large volumes of data, developing complex financial models and reporting tools, and communicating clear actionable financial insight to leaders and the broad analytics team. Nova Scotia Health Authority is seeking a self-starter who is curious, proactive, detail-oriented and has a strong passion for technology.
  • The position is a key contributor to the team working cross-functionally to deliver robust analysis and insight to help leaders understand the financial impacts (risks and benefits) of potential decisions and business performance metrics. The analyst is responsible for the creation, management and dissemination of accurate and timely reports and analysis and provides proactive expertise to support provincial business decision making, improve performance, and reduce risks.


  • Graduate of a recognized post-secondary business and/or accounting program
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Enrolment or completion of accounting designation considered an asset
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience and knowledge of budget, revenue, general accounting or financial
  • Experience in a healthcare setting considered an asset
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the financial processes and key performance indicators
  • Strong ability to understand complex ideas, and translate content and themes into clear, concise messaging for different
    departments within NSHA
  • Knowledgeable of SAP functionality for financial processes, or similar ERP/financial system. Knowledgeable of technical
    aspects of SAP and how they relate to or impact business processes.
  • Experience in engaging and empowering teams and stakeholders in a collaborative, participative manner to respond
    to the mission, vision, goals and objectives an organization
  • Strong collaboration skills; team-oriented with the ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage projects, ability to prioritize
    workload, meet timelines and work effectively under pressure with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, strategic problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage relationships
  • Efficiently can delegate issues to the team members

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

Hours of Work: Long-assignment, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
Approximate start date of June 01, 2021, and expected end date of May 30, 2022 (Approx. 12 months)
Dates are subject to change

Salary Information: $30.6208 – $38.2761 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

The Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Management/Non-Union bargaining unit – MGMT/NON-Union position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke-free and scent-free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

About Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) provides health services to Nova Scotians and a wide array of specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. NSHA operates hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers. We work in partnership with community groups, schools, governments, foundations and auxiliaries and community health boards. Visit www.nshealth.ca for more information.