Director, Finance and Supply Chain

  • Grey Bruce Health Services
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time Director

Job Description

Director, Finance & Supply Chain – Financial Services #467-20

Owen Sound

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and CFO, the Director provides leadership and direction for all aspects of financial planning and management of the Finance and Supply Chain Departments. The Director facilitates processes for the development and analysis of operational and capital budgets, the development of related policies and practices and ensuring the timely and accurate reporting of financial and statistical data to support operations and decision making. The Director works in close partnership with internal and external stakeholders and is an effective problem solver and team leader. Working closely with the CFO, you will set team priorities and provide leadership to the Managers of Financial Operations

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Post-Secondary education in a related field supported by a professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Proven leadership of effective financial and supply chain teams, preferably in the hospital industry
  • Knowledge of hospital and/or health care accounting, MIS, etc. is an asset
  • Knowledge of Broader Public Sector Procurement requirements
  • Experience working with group purchasing and shared service organizations
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and accountability with financial operations, systems and reporting, preferably in the health care sector of public sector
  • Proven experience in the development of financial policy, procedures and guidelines
  • Experience in change management and ability to lead through transitions
  • Strong business acumen
  • Experience working with foundations, auxiliaries and board of directors is an asset
  • Ability to develop and lead an effective team
  • Ability to negotiate, collaborate and reach positive outcomes
  • Ability to interact effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and manage time and resources effectively
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Effective problem-solving, decision-making and organizational skills
  • Computer skills in MS Office
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and continuing education
  • Available for regular assignment of Hospital Administrator on-call responsibilities (assigned on a rotating basis to cover evenings and weekends)
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others)
  • 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 at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Additional Information:

Date of Posting: 2020-11-19
Closing Date: 

How to Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume by 4:00 PM on the closing date, to the Human Resources department by email at  Please quote competition number #467-20 on your application.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Grey Bruce Health Services. We have many exciting opportunities available. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. Please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the recruitment and selection process. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All information is collected for recruitment purposes only and will be held in strict confidence by GBHS.

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Owen Sound, ON