Financial Analyst (temporary)

Electronic Medical Record Funding Extension Program

May 11, 2018

The Alberta Medical Association is currently recruiting for the temporary role of Financial Analyst with our Electronic Medical Record Funding Extension Program (EMR FEP). This is a temporary role till March 31, 2019.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness. For more information on the AMA please visit our website at

The role of Financial Analyst

  • Prepares various financial reconciliations and analysis.
  • Performs business/data process analysis tasks that require working with others to gather requirements and review/document internal business processes.
  • Maintains a strong customer-oriented relationship, ensuring that open and effective two-way communication exists to enable the verification of the accounting records; ensures compliance with established financial policies and procedures; and answers queries.
  • Monitors physician funding to ensure the maximum funding cap is not exceeded.
  • Provides support for audits as required.
  • Maintains confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored, or accessed.

As an ideal candidate you possess the following qualifications:

Education and experience

  • Undergraduate degree in business, accounting, economics, statistics or an equivalent discipline.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in querying financial applications or financial analysis and/or information technology experience in querying database applications.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in developing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets, analyzing data and reporting findings.
  • Must have a strong background in accounting and financial principles.


  • Strong knowledge of accounting and financial reporting principles;
  • Strong background in business process analysis and requirements gathering;
  • Experience with SQL ad-hoc query reporting;
  • Familiarity with BI and reporting technologies, such as Cognos 8, is considered an asset;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic working environment;
  • Able to multi-task, judge, prioritize tasks, conduct research, and maximize use of technology in the accounting area;
  • Detailed oriented with sharp analytical abilities, strong problem solving, critical thinking ability and sound judgment;
  • Able to communicate effectively in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing;
  • Strong facilitation, interpersonal and knowledge-transfer skills in order to achieve buy-in and support for new requirements from stakeholders;
  • Must be a self-starter and team player.

At the AMA, we know that employees are fundamental to our success as an organization. We take pride in hiring client-oriented relationship builders who embrace teamwork, personal growth and development and truly want to help us succeed.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this temporary role, please submit a cover letter with full job title and résumé, in confidence, before 5 p.m. on May 21 to:

Human Resources
Alberta Medical Association
Edmonton, Alberta
Fax: 780.482.5445

This position will remain open until May 21 or until a suitable candidate is selected. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.