Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer
Located in the heart of Kitchener, Ontario, St. Mary’s General Hospital (SMGH) is the second-largest acute care hospital in the St. Joseph’s Health System, one of the largest integrated healthcare systems in Ontario. SMGH proudly serve the residents of Waterloo, Wellington County, and extend their reach to Dufferin, Grey-Bruce and beyond. SMGH has been a cornerstone in the community since 1924, providing patient-centred care in the tradition of their founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton. With annual revenue of $170M and 147 acute care beds, the nearly 2,000 staff, physicians, and volunteers provide excellent, compassionate care to hundreds of thousands of patients and families every year in their core areas of clinical focus: Cardiac Care (Regional Cardiac Centre); Regional Thoracic/Respiratory Care Program (Level 1 Thoracic Surgery Centre); Outpatient (Day) Surgery; General Medicine; and 24/7 Emergency Care. SMGH recently completed their accreditation and were accredited with Exemplary Standing until 2023.
The region of Waterloo is one of the fastest growing communities in Ontario, and 10th largest community in Canada. With its vibrant tech and entrepreneurial community, universities, and industry leadership, there are opportunities to creatively evolve health care delivery in partnership with both health and non-health care sector partners. With the Hospital facing pressures given demand for service and aging facilities, the coming years will be critical to determine how to expand capacity and services to best serve the community in the future.
Reporting to the President, the Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer (VP/CFO) is an influential member of the Leadership Team and is responsible for providing strategic financial leadership to the Hospital, and for overseeing the daily operations of Financial Services, Risk Management, Capital Planning, Procurement and Materials Management. The VP/CFO will promote effective performance at SMGH and at external tables across the Region and the Province. The VP/CFO, in conjunction with the President and Leadership Team, will also lead the execution of the organization’s financial strategy that reflects SMGH’s strategic priorities; continue to enhance financial stewardship and system capacity; and further develop and build relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
Key leadership priorities for the new VP/CFO will be to:
The successful candidate will have at least seven to ten years of progressive leadership experience in a similar health service delivery environment. In addition to possessing a graduate degree and accounting designation, the Candidate will be a change agent, inspiring leader, and engaged team player. This is an influential leadership role that requires someone that excels at driving operational efficiency and business strategy in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. The successful Candidate will have the transformational ability to implement leading practices in fiscal accountability and corporate governance. In addition, he/she will have the ideal opportunity to be a vocal and visible advocate of excellence in innovative healthcare, while contributing to both strategic and operational financial leadership in an ambitious organization-wide vision and strategy.
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at email@example.com.
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