Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Decision Support
Management Band 5
This position is excluded from union membership.
Bring your financial management, leadership, and strategic planning skills to this important role
The Ministry of Health (the Ministry) is responsible for maintaining an accessible, high quality, affordable system for health service delivery that meets the needs of the citizens of the Province of British Columbia. Its mandate is to support and enhance a responsive, comprehensive, regionalized health care system that promotes and provides for the physical, mental and community health of all British Columbians. The Finance and Corporate Services Division supports the Ministry Executive and programs by managing and ensuring a consistent approach to financial and corporate issues.
The CFO role involves ensuring ministry staff are conducting business with fiduciary integrity and acting with the highest possible accepted standards for financial management in government and in a manner as directed by legislation and by the Office of Comptroller General (OCG). The CFO is a strong leader, has above average business acumen, and possesses an innovative approach to doing business. Underpinning the leadership roles and key behavioural competencies are various technical proficiencies one would expect of a senior financial professional in a larger organization.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Courtnay.Bland@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Professional accounting designation (CPA)
- University degree in Business Administration, Commerce, or related discipline
Minimum 3 years of combined experience in (Preference may be given to applicants with 5 years or more experience):
- senior financial management and administration in government;
- managing a large group of professional and clerical staff;
- planning, leading and organizing operational activities and projects; and
- effectively communicating verbally and in writing with senior officials (e.g. written, presentation and interpersonal)
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.