Nov 20, 2019Full time
Vice President Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is the largest employer and provider of health services in Atlantic Canada, providing sustainable safe and high quality health services that are accessible, people‐centered, promote health and wellness, and optimize the health of all Nova Scotians. NSHA oversees the operations of regional and community hospitals, and a wide range of inpatient and community based programs and services including mental health and addictions, primary health, public health and continuing care coordination. NSHA is also home to the QEII Health Sciences Centre, an academic research centre that provides tertiary and quaternary care for the province, as well as select specialized services to residents in the Atlantic Provinces. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer (VP/CFO) is a member of the executive leadership team and contributes to setting the overall vision, direction and priorities of the organization. The VP/CFO provides strategic and operational leadership for the financial operations of the organization, overseeing an over $2 billion annual budget. The position provides strategic financial advice to CEO and the Board and leads initiatives related to financial management, efficiency and effectiveness, infrastructure and IT operations and projects (subject to change), and sound internal controls, working closely with senior leadership and government departments. The VP/CFO helps develop and oversee strategies for the financial and infrastructure stability of the organization to ensure that the delivery of health services continues to meet population need, and monitors financial systems performance and risks, developing mitigation strategies as required. This includes being responsible for operating and capital budgets, cash flow, revenue and expense budgets, capital and IT investments, forecasting, business planning, budgeting, insurance and internal audit. The successful candidate will focus on leading major transformation initiatives related to financial management, efficiency and effectiveness, and internal controls. You will ideally have a professional accounting designation with direct experience leading the finance function in large distributed, multi-site, complex organizations. A proven track record in leading change and transformation at the executive level, and working closely in partnership with the VPs, the CEO, the Board of Directors, and government departments is highly desirable. Healthcare expertise is preferred, as well as a strong understanding of or affinity for the Maritime communities, culture and partnerships that define NSHA’s environment. To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to email@example.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted. Nous remercions tous les candidats de leur intérêt; toutefois, nous ne contacterons que les personnes dont le profil correspond le mieux aux exigences définies pour ce poste.