Vice President, Finance and Operations - Full-Time, Markham Site

  • Markham Stouffville Hospital
  • Oct 07, 2020
Full time

Job Description

Who we are:

Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals.  Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).


Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and they are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?


 What we need:

 Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President of Finance and Operations provides strategic guidance, operational leadership, oversight and monitoring for all aspects of financial planning, budgeting and decision support for Markham Stouffville Hospital. In addition to finance, this portfolio may include Information Technology & Systems, Telecommunications, Decision Support, Health Records and Patient Registration/Scheduling, Medical Affairs, Human Resources and other areas as assigned. The exact portfolio specifications will be aligned to the skill set and experience of the successful candidate.

 The successful candidate will optimize efficiency and performance within his/her portfolio including developing short and long-term financial plans and identifying financial opportunities. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and will prepare, present and interpret financial and performance reports for management, the Board, and external agencies as well as help develop and implement strategic priorities, policies, procedures, and systems for the hospital(s) overall financial health.  Additionally, this role will play an important role in developing and implementing the future growth strategy for the organization in alignment with strategic priorities and in collaboration with the clinical portfolios.


Who you are:

  • You are a strong, strategic leader with exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
  • You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
  • You support the patient experience, your colleagues and your team

 What you bring to MSH:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required, Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA designation required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in financial healthcare management with a strong foundation in hospitals and health care organizations
  • A thorough knowledge of GAAP and awareness of continuing changes that affect financial reporting
  • Market intelligence, combined with a strong competitive knowledge of industry practices, trends, and developments
  • A proven track record of initiative and follow through in developing and managing financial processes, systems, and controls
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and delegate in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required


Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation takes pride in creating an inclusive and diverse workforce which represents the community we serve.  We are dedicated to ensuring you feel respected and welcomed whether you are a patient, caregiver, visitor, community member, volunteer or employee. Our commitment to create an ‘honoured to care’ culture is an expression of our humble and compassionate attitude. Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources

Job Category

Chief Financial Officer