Careers at HFMA

HFMA is creating a central, online location which is easily accessible for our members to browse and view a wide range of positions being advertised throughout the health finance sector. This careers page also gives recruitment agencies the change to display relatable jobs on our website.

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Current available opportunities


Director Corporate Services / Chief Financial Officer

(Full Time Position, 5 years Fixed Term Executive Contract)

Closes Sunday 31st March 2019

·         Senior finance professional sought to join the BRHS Executive leadership team

·         Play a significant role in the achievement of strategic organisational objectives

·         Deliver quality corporate & support services & financial intelligence to the organisation

·         Experience regional living, and enjoy a great work/life balance on the Gippsland Lakes

A senior finance professional is sought to join our Executive leadership team at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service. 

The Director, Corporate Services/Chief Financial Officer will lead the delivery of high quality corporate services to the organisation and ensure effective finance and information management systems are in place.  A key responsibility of this role is to ensure the provision of financial intelligence to the organisation to ensure business continuity, policy and legislative compliance and informed decision making.  As part of the Executive team you will hold organisational governance responsibilities as well as playing a significant role in the achievement of strategic organisational objectives.

To succeed in this role you will have a strong business acumen, exceptional leadership skills and a good knowledge of corporate and support service functions including procurement. You will have a proven track record in financial management combined with CPA or CA qualifications and experience in the health sector will be an advantage.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to work within a supportive and knowledgeable leadership team and make a key contribution to the future of BRHS.  The incumbent will experience regional living in a beautiful part of Victoria providing a great work/life balance on the Gippsland Lakes. 

A total remuneration package including full private use of a vehicle will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience.

Enquiries to: Bernadette Hammond, Acting CEO on 03 5150 3414

To view the full position description and application details, visit the job vacancy page at

For information on East Gippsland visit


Chief Financial Officer

(Full Time Position)

Closes Friday 5th of April 

·         Pivotal leadership role

·         Lead financial sustainability

·         Drive innovation through business improvement

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service (Townsville HHS) is responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research to a population of approximately 250,000 people. The Townsville HHS provides a large continuum of healthcare services, from advanced highly specialised tertiary-level healthcare at The Townsville Hospital, to secondary and primary level hospital and community healthcare across the region. The Townsville HHS comprises 20 health facilities, including The Townsville Hospital, which serves as the tertiary referral hospital for North Queensland.  The organisation has approximately 6,000 staff and a budget of $1.00 Billion.

The organisation is now seeking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), responsible for providing strategic advice, direction, and leadership with respect to the current and future financial position of the Townsville HHS.  Candidates have the opportunity to join a hospital and health service with a history of solid performance and innovation in the delivery of clinical and corporate services.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive the CFO will be forward looking and able to provide strategic insight and advice as a business partner to clinical and corporate services.  The CFO will also be expected to demonstrate strong, visible leadership to embed effective financial governance and a strong culture of fiscal accountability and responsibility within the Townsville HHS.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

- Leadership experience in the strategic financial management of a large and complex organisation
- Appropriate tertiary qualification such as commerce, business or accounting
- Successful record in delivering sustainable financial results
- High level skills in the provision of strategic financial advice aligned to business objectives
- Knowledge of contemporary funding models and opportunities highly desirable

We invite prospective candidates to contact Liz Hlipala on +61 (0)401 122 301 or via email for a confidential discussion.

To access the Candidate Information Pack, visit



Expressions of Interest

Audit & Risk Committee Independent Member

(Voluntary Position)


Kooweerup Regional Health Service (KRHS) is currently seeking the skills of an experienced Audit Committee member that is willing to be part of a team that is dedicated to ensuring best practice is delivered at a small rural health facility.

The Audit and Risk Committee is a requirement of the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance under the Financial management Act 1994.

As a member of the Audit and Risk Committee you will oversee and advise KRHS on matters of accountability and internal control affecting the operations of the organisation. As a member you will also provide oversight of financial and broader organisational risk items.

The Committee performs its duty under the Audit Charter that clearly sets out the role and responsibilities, composition, structure and membership requirements.

The Audit and Risk Committee is supported by the Chief Executive Officer and reports to the Board of Management and as such is seen as providing a key advisory role to the executive function.

Suitable candidates will have the following experience or qualifications:

- financial literacy; ideally and accounting background.
- reasonable knowledge of the Public Sector agency’s own risks and controls;
- integrity, objectivity, accountability, honesty and openness; 
- dedication of time and effort;
- an enquiring mind;
- independence of judgement;
- relevant industry knowledge; and
- business experience in the public or private sector.

The Committee meets 4 times per year.

Induction to the role is provided by the organisation.

Want to know more and be involved in an organisation setting benchmarks?  For a Position Description or further enquiries, please contact Frank Megens, CEO, 59979679.

Applications, including the names of three professional referees, should be forwarded to:

Frank Megens
Chief Executive Officer
Kooweerup Regional Health Service
215-235 Rossiter Rd
Kooweerup, Victoria, 3981