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Financial Analyst I - Lawson Health Research Institute

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 98610
Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:         April 16, 2024

Deadline:    April 30, 2024


Department Name


Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) is the research institute of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. As one of Canada’s top ten research institutes, we are committed to furthering scientific knowledge to advance health care around the world.

The Finance Team at Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) is responsible for the ongoing management of research grants and contracts awarded to Lawson researchers, working closely with researchers, administrative staff, and funding sponsors to ensure adherence to guidelines and policies.

Reporting to the Manager, Research Finance, the Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for  proactive financial management of external research funding in reviewing research transactions for eligibility and availability of funds. The position requires interpretation of granting agency policies as well as external contracts and related procedures.

This position also assists other team members with the preparation of financial updates, reports and journal entries. This position will liaise with staff and faculty across LHSC and SJHC, and will be required to assist external auditors in the audit of sponsored funding and expenditures.

Regular Full-time

Rate of Pay:                    $31.36 per hour - $39.20 per hour

Hours of Work:                37.5 hours per week


  • College Diploma, Undergraduate degree preferred, in Business or Accounting
  • Chartered Professional Accountant – CPA (CGA, CMA) designation or working towards designation an asset
  • Minimum two (2) years of recent, related experience demonstrating a high standard of performance and work quality
  • Knowlege of financial accounting standards (ex. GAAP)
  • Demonstrated advanced accounting knowledge
  • Advanced proficiency with PeopleSoft General Ledger (including journal entry processing, review of financial information, General Ledger reports, and reporting tools)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with nVision and Infor HRCM (billing system)
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Internet
  • Ability to analyze,  interpret and report financial information
  • Proficient communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a complex and multi-faceted work environment
  • Abilty to multi-task, prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated advanced problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis


Immunization Requirements: 

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to: 

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis; 
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health’s current definition of being fully vaccinated 
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We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.  Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.



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