Manager of Finance
in Dartmouth, NS

Dartmouth, NS
Temps plein - permanent
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Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Medavie Health Services that manages and operates ground ambulance, air medical transport and medical communications operations in Nova Scotia through a performance-based contract with the provincial government's Emergency Health Services (EHS) division and the Department of Health and Wellness. EMC also operates TeleHealth 811 Mental Health and Addictions for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island for the Department of Health.

EMC delivers a high-quality pre-hospital care program and Telehealth service to Nova Scotians every day. We achieve this through more than 1,400 employees, including highly-trained paramedics, nurses, medical communication officers, and support staff.

As an employee of EMC, we are accountable to our patients and coworkers by participating in and supporting all safety-related initiatives and acting in a manner that fosters a culture that focuses on patient safety and a healthy, safe and respectful workplace.


Reporting to the Senior Manager of Finance, this role is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial reporting functions of the Company. Major components of the position include overseeing the production of all Company and divisional financial reports, overseeing the preparation of month end financial statements, preparation of the year-end audited financial statements and staff supervision and performance management. Assessing and improving overall department performance is expected - both current and long term, to meet company objectives. The fundamental management skills required include demonstrated leadership, planning, organization, time-management, directing and motivating department staff.

The position entails but is not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the preparation of monthly financial statements of the organization to meet monthly reporting deadlines. Analyzes & reviews monthly financial statements including income statements & balance sheets and distributes reports to stakeholders on the financial results of the Company.
  • Works collaboratively with and provides support to Billing & Collections team, ensuring that the billing for ambulance services is carried out consistent with policies and regulations developed by DHW and EMC.
  • Develops and leads the finance staff demonstrating superior conflict resolution skills: balances assertiveness and sensitivity. Successfully mediates conflict between employees and between the organization and external factors.
  • Maintains a monthly working paper file to support all significant balance sheet amounts and specific income statement accounts. Maintains copies of all supporting documentation to support these amounts.
  • Preparation of the year-end financial statements and note disclosure.
  • Works closely with Grant Thornton, the external auditors during year-end audits (both fiscal and calendar).
  • Responsible for the preparation and ongoing reporting of divisional and project budgets by gathering information from the project teams and relevant subject matter experts.
  • Collaboratively works with other managers to provide support and expertise and asks questions to ensure accuracy in the budgets and costing prepared as well as guidance and advice to support operational decisions.
  • Looks for efficiencies and innovation in workflow and processes and provides recommendations for improvement to Senior leadership.



  • Must have an Undergraduate Degree in Business (Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Business Administration) with a concentration in accounting.
  • CPA designation as an asset.
  • Minimum three years of related experience
  • Experience with all aspects of financial statement preparation in a private enterprise is required.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft suites including Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Auditing and reconciliations
  • Budgeting
  • Leadership and People Management

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Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, races, perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify.

Emergency Medical Care falls under the Nova Scotia provincial protocol for mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination. In accordance with this mandate, subject to any approved accommodation, all new employees hired or existing employees (applying for new positions), will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For clarity, "fully vaccinated" means 14 days or more after receiving the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

If you are interested in this position and would like to be a part of a high-performing organization, please submit your cover letter and resume. Posting will stay open until position is filled.

We thank all applicants for applying, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC)

Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Medavie Health Services (MHS) that manages and operates ground ambulance, air medical transport and the medical communications operations in Nova Scotia through a performance-based contract with the provincial government's Emergency Health Services (EHS) Operations division and the Department of Health and Wellness.