Chief Financial Officer

  • Grey Bruce Health Services
  • Jun 16, 2020
Full time Finance Executive

Job Description

Chief Financial Officer

Full-Time, Permanent
Owen Sound

Grey Bruce Health Services is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to work with the President & CEO and Executive Team to support a progressive organization that promotes a culture of service, innovation and problem solving. The CFO will provide effective and efficient leadership and direction for all aspects of financial management, reporting and financial services. The ideal candidate will lead and support opportunities for GBHS and champion new initiatives aligned with strategic priorities while ensuring stability and oversight of all financial processes.  In this role you will provide corporate financial management and work as an effective steward of responsible change in alignment with GBHS mission, vision and values.  The CFO will have demonstrated experience working effectively with all levels of the organization and exemplifies collaborative and inclusive leadership. The ability to work with team members in support of their individual development goals and our corporate talent management plans is essential. Key department responsibilities include Financial Services, Procurement and Business Offices.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Post-Secondary degree in a related field supported by a professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Proven leadership of an effective financial team, preferably in the hospital industry or similarly complex public sector environment
  • Knowledge of hospital and/or health care accounting and ministry funding processes
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and accountability with financial operations, systems and reporting, preferably in the health care sector or 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
  • 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
  • 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 Attendance and Performance
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence), ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and Code of Conduct
  • 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:

Posting Date: 2020-06-16
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 #191-20 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.

Job Category

Chief Financial Officer


Owen Sound, ON