BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Ministry of Health

This position is excluded from union membership

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Decision Support

$101,900.00 - $127,400.00 annually

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 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.

Qualifications for this role include:
  • 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)

For more information and to apply online by March 4, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Chief Administration,Financial Administration
Posted: February 13, 2019, 12:45 pm
Expires: March 4, 2019, 4:30 pm