Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer

Niagara Health
Niagara, Ontario
June 25, 2024
July 25, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Niagara Health is on a bold journey to transform hospital care in Niagara. A regional hospital system with multiple sites and a growing network of community-based and virtual services, Niagara Health believes that every person in the Niagara region deserves to live every day of their life in the best health possible. Niagara Health provides a full range of acute care hospital services to the 500,000 residents across the Niagara region and is one of the few hospitals in Ontario that owns and operates a long-term care facility. A community-based academic centre, Niagara Health focuses on teaching and learning, research, innovation and partnership to continually improve care and make a difference in people's lives. The team is made up of more than 7,300 staff, physicians and volunteers the people of the Niagara region count on to deliver Extraordinary Caring. Every Person. Every Time.


Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer (EVP/CFO) is a valued member of the Executive Leadership Team. They are responsible for Niagara Health’s financial and asset management strategy as well as strategies relating to strategic sourcing, facilities management and new sources of revenue. Leading a broad portfolio, the EVP/CFO provides leadership and guidance on environmental services, facilities, food services, finance, and strategic sourcing and logistics. Driven by quality, innovation, and patient experience, they will ensure effective integration, communication and function as a true partner across the organization. The role leads and oversees the execution of all financial policies and procedures and acts as a support for the Board’s fiduciary duties.


This is an impactful opportunity for an experienced, energetic finance and corporate services executive who wants to make a significant impact in healthcare for the people of the Niagara region. As the ideal candidate, you bring a progressive and collaborative mindset with a deep understanding of financial management and corporate services in a hospital setting or a similarly complex organization. With a minimum of 10 years’ senior management experience, you possess strong interpersonal, partnership and communication skills, and can serve as an effective leader and mentor to the team. You are trustworthy, detail oriented, and sensitive to the political environment in the Niagara region. Leadership and finance experience in a clinical environment is preferred (e.g. knowing the impact of budget on clinical operations; understanding how to balance fiscal responsibility with clinical quality). A Master’s degree is required, ideally in Finance or an MBA. A professional accounting designation is also required.


To Apply


To fill this position, Niagara Health has partnered with leadership advisory firm Odgers Berndtson. Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online with a resume and cover letter ideally by July 26th at https://careers.odgersberndtson.com/en-ca/29678


For more information, please contact Kyle Mechar of Odgers Berndtson at kyle.mechar@odgersberndtson.com. We thank all those who express an interest, however only those chosen for further development will be contacted.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Niagara Health is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Niagara Health throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.


Odgers Berndtson is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all the work that we do. As part of our efforts to better understand our ability to reach as broad a pool of candidates as possible for our searches, our DEI team would like to encourage you to take a moment and access our Self-Declaration Form.

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