Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President, Corporate Services and CFO (VP CFO) is an influential member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for providing operational and strategic financial direction to the organization, as well as for the overall leadership for the corporate services continuum of programs and have corporate-wide responsibilities that include policy formulation, planning and decision making on matters affecting the organization. In addition, the VP CFO will work collaboratively with the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team to guide operations across all of the organization.
Inherent in the role will be the ability of the VP CFO to lead and facilitate the optimization of funding across the hospital, consistent with best practice approaches and local plans, with continual focus on superior patient outcomes and a quality patient experience. The VP CFO will also play a key role, in partnership with the senior leadership team, in the areas of short and long-term capital planning and funding, quality and risk management, financial and utilization management and strategic financial planning.
Key leadership initiatives for the new VP/CFO will be to:
- Provide strategic and operational leadership for both Corporate and Financial Services regarding finances, opportunities and challenges, projected growth and government funding changes, business planning and risk management initiatives.
- Contribute insight and analysis to strategic policy development and analysis on hospital funding and financial sustainability.
- Continue to build internal and external leadership and relationship capacity within a multi-stakeholder environment.
ESHC requires an accomplished senior-level financial executive, capable of excelling in a complex environment. This position will require an individual that can continue to advance a strong corporate services team through mentoring and succession planning. The incumbent must be an outstanding communicator and possess excellent financial analytical abilities.
The successful candidate will have at least seven to ten years progressive experience in health care and/or a similarly complex public sector environment. In addition to possessing a graduate degree and accounting designation, the candidate will be a change agent, inspiring leader and engaged team player. In addition, the candidate will have an understanding of working across a diverse/complex business environment, with a track record of exemplary business acumen, ethical leadership, business integrity and financial innovation.