Vice President, Finance, CFO

  • Northumberland Hills Hospital
  • Jan 31, 2024
Full time Finance

Job Description


Vice President, Finance, CFO



Posting Open:

February 1, 2024

Posting Closes:

February 24, 2024



Reports To:

President, and CEO

Our Shared Purpose:

People First



At Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), our shared purpose is People First, and our core values of Integrity, Quality, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork are at the centre of who we are and what we do. We remain committed to sustaining an experienced workforce that reflects Northumberland Hills Hospital’s dedication to recognising everyone’s contributions and respecting everyone’s dignity, unique experience, and potential.


Northumberland Hills Hospital remains respectful of all protected rights, in line with the grounds laid out by the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and interests from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous People of North America, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

We strive to make our entire hiring process as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants if needed. For any hiring related accommodation needs and/or requests please email us via


Located approximately 100 kilometres east of Toronto, NHH is a vibrant community hospital delivering a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Directly serving a growing population of more than 60,000 residents spread across a mix of urban and rural settings, NHH directly employs approximately 750 people and relies on the additional support provided by a highly engaged and supportive network of physicians, midwives and volunteers.


Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (VP CFO) is a strategic partner responsible for the hospital’s resources and financial services. As a key member of the hospital’s senior leadership team, you will have a significant leadership role in developing strategies that result in the efficient utilization of financial resources while supporting patient care.

Translating the hospital's strategic directions into outcomes, the VP, CFO will work with the leadership teams to enhance the quality of care delivered, realize a positive workplace culture, and build partnerships internally and externally. This will include playing a key financial leadership role with other interest holders on organizational priorities.

As the VP, CFO, you will demonstrate collaborative leadership, working closely with members of the senior leadership team while supporting and mentoring those reporting directly to you. Your passion for teamwork, quality, and enhancing the patient care experience at NHH is essential to this role.

NHH offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Most importantly we offer an exceptional lifestyle in a warm, welcoming community with affordable housing and a reasonable cost of living, just outside the Greater Toronto Area.


Education: Bachelor’s degree with a major in finance, business or a related field and a CPA in good standing; MBA or master’s level education in a relevant field is an asset.  

Management: Substantive leadership experience in an executive capacity demonstrated through progressive experience, ideally focused in a hospital or health services setting.

Strategic Acumen: Ability to think critically, to analyze situations, understand environmental and political implications and devise strategies and tactics to help us attain our goals and objectives.

Finance: Expert level knowledge and experience with current practices related to budget planning, accounting, internal controls, financial reporting, and capital planning in a health service setting.

People Leadership: Experience and ability to provide exceptional leadership to staff and to build enthusiastic, high performing staff teams.

Business Transformation: Ability to demonstrate customer service excellence across the organization through effective delivery of innovative programs and services to the community in time-sensitive and changing environments.

Program Evaluation: Experience in evaluating organizational improvement initiatives using evidence-based practice.

Engagement and Partnership: Experience engaging others, building consensus, delivering strategies, common solutions, and results with other service providers.

Relationship Management: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with boards, medical staff and healthcare groups at the community, regional and provincial levels.

Healthcare: Understanding of the Ontario health reform agenda including funding models and the continuum of health care services.

Communications: Exceptional political acuity; ability to communicate effectively and address concerns with tact and diplomacy; excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.


Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check, that was complete less than one year from the date of hire. This requirement must be met within the first sixty (60) days of employment.

Additionally, to the above, successful applicants are also required to complete the Health Care Worker Health review process which includes providing an up-to-date immunization record to ensure compliance with the Ontario Hospital Association Communicable Diseases Surveillance Protocols within the first thirty (30) days of employment. Northumberland Hills Hospital operates a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all staff.

Northumberland Hills Hospital may choose to conduct parts/all the hiring process virtually. Furthermore, we are a scent-free environment.  When attending the hospital kindly refrain from wearing strongly scented fragrances.

While we thank all those that express interest in this exciting position; kindly note that due to the high volumes of interests, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.