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Chief Financial Officer (H21_3592)

  • Pivotal leadership role
  • Growing metropolitan health service
  • Drive innovation through business improvement

Northern Health is the key provider of public healthcare in Melbourne's northern region and operates four major public healthcare facilities, providing a unique mix of services including medical, surgical, emergency, intensive and coronary care, paediatrics, women's and maternal health, aged care, palliative care, and rehabilitation programs. Northern Health catchment includes three of the state's six growth areas: Hume, Whittlesea and Mitchell, and the northern growth corridor population is projected to grow by 58 per cent between 2016 and 2031. With an annual budget of $700m, Northern Health employees over 5300 staff, and has the busiest emergency departments in the state, treating approximately 107,000 patients each year

Northern Health is now seeking a Chief Finance Officer (CFO) to provide comprehensive financial expertise and exceptional leadership to the health service.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive (CE) you would be responsible for leading the effective and efficient delivery of a finance service and providing:

  • Effective strategies in managing financial performance, monitoring, reporting and analysis;
  • Effective budget development, control and forecasting; and
  • Expert financial operational advice to key clients including the CE

You will be joining Northern Health at an exciting time with opportunity for growth through service reform and capital development. A solid understanding of health service financial leadership and management, and the Australian public health funding system is essential.

Your proven track record of experience in providing strategic and operational leadership to a complex organisation in a climate of continuing change, complements your capacity to deliver sustainable results in budget management and financial outcomes. Your interpersonal skills enable you to communicate complex financial matters to different stakeholders successfully and build organisational commitment to financial reform.

We invite qualified candidates to contact Rhodie Miller on +61 (0)422 816 557 or via email rmiller@hardygroupintl.com for a confidential discussion.

Applications Close: 26/02/2021