Director, Financial Management and Improvement H23_3998

  • Pivotal Financial Leadership role
  • Drive financial management excellence through business reform
  • Develop outstanding relationships with leaders across the
    organisation and with key stakeholders

Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) is South Australia’s largest health network, covering
almost 30% of the population. Central Adelaide LHN has an expenditure budget of around $2.2 billion
and an employed workforce of over 9,100 FTE. CALHN delivers public health services to two major
Adelaide Hospitals, the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and a range of
rehabilitation and mental health facilities. CALHN also delivers specialised community and clinical health
services across South Australia.

The organisation is now seeking to appoint a Director, Financial Management and Improvement. They will be responsible for providing high quality management reporting and financial advice to CALHN relating to
historical, actual and forecast performance. The role is responsible for establishing a robust internal
control framework and ensuring that strong financial governance arrangements support the delivery of
financial targets. The role is responsible for the provision of excellent business support, analytics and
insights through a team of Finance Business Partners that are embedded in the operational areas of

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Finance and Business Services, the Director will be forward
looking and able to provide strategic insight and operational leadership, as well as deploying continuous
improvement methodologies to ensure business practices are contemporary, optimise the use of existing
technologies and enhance the patient journey.
The successful candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification and need demonstrable
senior leadership experience:

  • In a business improvement role in a large complex organisation
  • In the management of financial resources and developing and implementing strategies to improve
    financial performance in a large complex organisation
  • Developing and maintaining strong performance and accountability frameworks
  • Developing outstanding relationships and the ability to lead and facilitate teams securing cooperation
    from others

The Application Process:

For a confidential discussion and to learn more about this exciting opportunity please contact:

Lynette Boerth, Executive Director Search and Recruitment

M: +61 (0) 431 293 861

Note: Please use the online platform to submit your application. It will not be accepted via email.

The closing date for applications is: Sunday the 14th of May 2023
The reference number to include in your application is H23_3998

Your application must include:

  1. Cover letter addressed to the Principal Consultant;
  2. A written response addressing the key selection criteria, found on page 8 of the candidate information document; and
  3. An up to date copy of your Curriculum Vitae