Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Vice President, Finance & Development and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a member of the senior leadership team and provides strategic leadership and direction in setting and achieving the objectives of the organization aligned with our mission, vision, values and strategic priorities. The VP & CFO leads the financial stewardship for the organization and utilizes best practices to implement financial, procurement and business intelligence systems compliant with regulations and legislation in an environment that informs the organization for decision making, clinical planning and supports excellence in the delivery of patient care. This executive role sets direction for current and future financial planning through financial reporting, decision intelligence, operational and capital budgeting and investment. Key areas of responsibility include Financial Administration and Business Office operations, Supply Chain and Procurement, Decision Support, Facilities Management, Office of Research and Innovation, along with capital development and the Project Management Office. The CFO builds effective relationships across the organization and with key external stakeholders including the Ministry of Health and Ontario Health to identify fiscal and capital development needs that will further establish sustainable health services.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • CPA designation with a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or a related field is required.
  • MBA/MHA is an asset.
  • Ten or more years of management experience, with experience in a health care environment.
  • Demonstrated senior leadership experience and accountability establishing and evaluating financial operations, systems, reporting and business intelligence.
  • Demonstrated leadership acumen with multiple program responsibilities, preferably in a unionized hospital setting.
  • Collaborative leadership that promotes interdisciplinary team work.
  • Track record of working with system partners on complex issues facing the healthcare system with a commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • Knowledge of hospital organizational structures, knowledge of legislation impacting upon health care and a sound understanding of administrative principles, e.g. finance, budget, leadership and management principles.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Health structure and model for service delivery, key priorities of the province and current initiatives.
  • Significant experience working with/leading a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, board of directors, consultants, governments, community groups, medical, general public and all other contacts.
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Effective facilitation, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Strategic thinker, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a positive work environment.
  • An affinity for supporting Foundations and building a culture of philanthropy.
  • Commitment to adhere to our behavioural values ‘CARE’ (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others).

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