Vice President, Support Services and Chief Financial Officer – Sault Area Hospital

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Located at the hub of the Great Lakes in beautiful Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, across from our sister city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, Sault Area Hospital (SAH) is a vital cornerstone in our community with a long, storied and proud history. With a total annual budget of $225 million and operating up to 300 beds, SAH provides primary, secondary and select tertiary services to residents in Sault Ste. Marie and the District of Algoma. We provide core services in Emergency and Critical Care; Cardiac; Medicine; Surgery; Obstetrics, Maternity and Pediatrics; Mental Health and Addictions; Complex Continuing Care; and Rehabilitation.

Vice President, Support Services and Chief Financial Officer

Reporting directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Support Services and Chief Financial Officer is a key member of the leadership team and oversees the financial operations of the hospital. The VP CFO has primary responsibility for the planning, implementation and managing the finance activities of the hospital, including business planning, budgeting, and forecasting. The role supports the development, execution and implementation of SAH’s strategic plan and provides financial leadership to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Hospital. The VP CFO’s portfolio includes oversight for financial reporting, financial services, business planning, procurement and contract management, information technology, logistics and warehouse management, environmental services, physical plant maintenance and patient support services.

The successful candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Business Administration or Finance and will have 15 years of related experience in finance and operational leadership in a complex public sector organization, preferably in the healthcare sector. A professional accounting designation is required (CPA), and previous experience in public accounting is also highly valued. The successful candidate has held positions of increasing responsibility within an accounting department, such as director of finance, director of accounting or controller, and demonstrates knowledge of Public Sector Account Standards (PSAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). They will be a passionate, courageous, and caring person possessing values and perspectives that align with the organization’s mandate.

To Apply

To express your interest in this exciting leadership opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume, in confidence.

For additional information or a confidential conversation email Sarah Adams at

Sault Area Hospital and Mirams Becker are committed to equity, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace; we welcome applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities with equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and we are fully compliant with applicable provincial Disabilities Acts.

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