Group Chief Financial Officer

Dublin, Leinster
09 August 2019
06 September 2019
Position / level
Department Head, Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

Bon Secours Health System (BSHS) is Ireland’s largest private hospital group employing 3,500 staff in its five modern acute hospitals in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Tralee and a Care Village in Cork.

In recent months BSHS has merged with Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH), one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the USA, which employs nearly 57,000 people and has revenues of $8 billion. BSMH is headquartered in Cincinnati and its markets stretch eastward from Kentucky and the Ohio Valley to the Atlantic seaboard. It is the ambition of this enlarged global health system to further expand into Europe, with Ireland as the base for this expansion.

The Mission of the Bon Secours is to provide compassionate, quality healthcare to our patients and their families within a Catholic ethos.

We provide opportunities for career advancement and continuously support our ‘Outstanding People’ to grow and utilise their talent, in an organisation that embraces change & values both innovation and worklife balance.

As part of the above developments, BSHS now wish to recruit a Group Chief Financial Officer.

Reporting to the US based BSMH CFO and BSHS CEO, the appointee will be responsible for leading and managing the Finance function across Bon Secours Health System (Ireland) underpinned by financial strategies and policies. He/she will serve as a strategic partner with the BSHS and BSMH leaders in setting the mission and direction for growth and development of the Group in terms of increased revenues, market share and profitability in the face of increasing competition and reimbursement challenges.

The role of Group Chief Financial Officer requires a minimum of 10 years post qualification accounting and senior management experience, ideally within a hospital or healthcare environment. Required also is a demonstrated history of effective operations management in large scale enterprises where regulatory compliance and use of advanced information systems are critical to success.

The ideal candidate will hold a primary degree in a business discipline and ideally a professional accounting qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or CPA and may also have a relevant post graduate business degree.

Remuneration and conditions of employment for this position will be negotiated with selected candidates.

Preferred latest date for receipt of applications is Friday 6th September 2019.

Candidates should forward by e-mail full career details in complete confidence, stating how they meet the requirements for this post, to Barry Herriott, Senior Advisor & Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry Ireland.


Tel: +353 86 460 7430


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