Chief Financial Officer

  • The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Chief Financial Officer

Job Description



The Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC) provides specialized care and services to individuals who require Complex Continuing Care, Post-Acute Care Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Wound Care, Respiratory Therapy, and Transitional & Remote Care. The care and services provided at TGHC helps facilitate patient flow through the health care system and ensures recovery so our patients can return to their homes or to Long Term Care (LTC) facilities in their communities. TGHC operates in two sites – the Main site (at Church and Bloor St) for 119 CCC and Palliative inpatients, and the Harbour Light site at Jarvis Street, which houses 28 outpatient beds for patients awaiting full transition back into the community. We are currently seeking an experience and influential financial leader to join our Senior Management Team who operations at both the strategic and operational level.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as an integral member of the TGHC’s Executive team and member of the Board of Trustees. The CFO is a leader who is both strategic and hands-on and can develop strategic priorities and ensure operational excellence. This key position is accountable for all financial activities and reporting.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Finance & Accounting:

  • Accountable for the completeness and accuracy of the financial statements
  • Provides insightful and proactive analysis to the CEO, Audit & Finance Committee
  • Leads the development of the annual operating and capital budgets
  • Ensures compliance with operating and capital budgets by monitoring actual results, conducting financial projections, and other financial activities as appropriate
  • Oversees and supports the full range of financial and accounting functions including reporting and analysis, accounting services, budget planning, treasury management, accounts payable and receivable, payroll and tax and reviews various service contracts

Strategic Direction:

  • Contributes to the overall direction of the hospital by providing strategic leadership, and functions as a member of the executive team
  • Responsible for the development of corporate-wide policies, objectives and strategies related to financial activities and stewardship of corporate assets.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with a broad range of external stakeholders, including Ontario Health, funders/donors, financial institutions, and other community and/or healthcare providers


  • Accountable for monitoring the financial health of the hospital and donations
  • Responsible for meeting all regulatory and funding agreement reporting deadlines and managing the annual audit process
  • Attends Board meetings and provides advice and counsel to various board subcommittees

People Leadership:

  • Creates an environment of teamwork, collaboration, commitment to excellence and leads by example
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of the Finance, Payroll and Purchasing & Materials Management Departments


  • At minimum, Bachelor's degree in Business or Accounting
  • Professional accountant (i.e. CGA designation) in good standing
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a senior leadership role in a health care setting
  • Experience in the healthcare and/or not-for-profit sector, and or a registered charity required
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated strategic and operational leadership, with a proven track record
  • Proven ability to create, develop and implement creative financial management strategies
  • Keen, innovative, strategic thinker with strong business acumen
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills
  • Ability to engage with various stakeholders: Government, Funders, Donors, etc.
  • High Integrity and Emotional Intelligence
  • A collaborative and engaging leadership style
  • Excellent attendance record
  • The successful candidate must provide an acceptable Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening).

CLOSING DATE: Posted Until Filled

Please note that Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement for employment at TGHC, unless one receives an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code, in which supporting documentation would be required.

Qualified candidates may apply to:

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to referencing CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER in the subject line. Please visit our website to learn more about the rewards of building a career at the Toronto Grace Health Centre: we are a “Great Place to Work”.  Toronto Grace Health Centre is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process please notify the Human Resources Department.
The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre has been accredited with commendation in 2021 by Accreditation Canada

Thank you for your interest in The Toronto Grace Health Centre. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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Chief Financial Officer


Toronto, ON