Financial Operations Manager

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: All other

About the role

Mater is currently seeking a Financial Operations Manager – Mater Hospitals Brisbane, Springfield and Mothers in a permanent, full-time role.

The position supports Mater Hospitals Brisbane, Springfield and Mothers to provide strategic and operational leadership in the development and delivery of services within SEQ Health, particularly in relation to matters of financial and activity management, and identification of opportunities for business improvement.

The role supports and influences Mater Health and Corporate functions and strategies that are accountable to authorities outside of the local Hospital structure, such as, but not limited to, Digital Technology Information and Health Information Management and finance.

What you’ll be doing  -  Financial Operations Manager .pdf

You will lead and direct the delivery of high quality, strategic and operational financial performance reporting and analysis, to underpin effective business planning, forecasting, budgeting, cost reporting and resource management across the organisation. You will also:

  • Acts as a member of the Regional Executive Team which creates, implements and delivers against SEQ Health operational plans with a focus on the key commercial elements.
  • Provide senior leadership and support to the COO - Mater Hospitals Brisbane, Springfield and Mothers and to drive optimal performance improvement and commercial growth.
  • Act as key interface between SEQ Health and Mater Finance and the Director of Operational Performance Mater Health.
  • Assist the COO - Mater Hospitals Brisbane, Springfield and Mothers to formulate annual budgets and monitor performance against budget.
  • Collaborate and align SEQ operational performance initiatives to the Mater Health State Operational Performance plan.  

About you

You will have demonstrated commercial leadership at senior manager level with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. You will also have:

  • Demonstrated and proven experience in a large private public healthcare organisation.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in business systems, commercial and contractual arrangements, finance, health system funding and accounting systems and processes.
  • Highly developed and proved negotiation, consultative and interpersonal skills with a strong capacity to communicate complex issues such as relevant funding models, performance management and planning issues.
  • Demonstrated high level ability to ensure resources are strategically planned, allocated and evaluated to meet health service agreements and related financial requirements and targets.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish clear strategic and operational planning frameworks and performance standards to manage service demands and measure delivery of performance outcomes that contribute to high quality health care.
  • Open and honest communicator with outstanding written and oral skills and an ability to influence others.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to currency of skills and technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrate foresight, sound judgement and decisiveness in decision making. Tertiary degree/master in area of subject matter expertise or Business or Health Administration is highly desirable.

Why join us?

In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 5 December 2021.

For further information, please contact Lucy Delaforce, Recruitment Specialist, on 07 3163 7696.

*Please note we will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

**It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note proof of vaccination (MyGov Medicare Vaccination Certificate or Medical Certificate) will be required as a pre-commencement document.


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