Head of Income and Costing
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust is the UK’s largest orthopaedic hospital and is the leading light in this field both in the UK and world-wide. The RNOH provide a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from spinal injury to complex bone tumour and specialist rehabilitation; all services which are unique within the NHS.
The Trust regularly conducts cross-working with other hospitals and trusts to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients.
As the Head of Income and Costing, you will play a pivotal role within finance in supporting the Deputy Director of Finance to ensure the reporting of income and costs are completed to a high standard; and that your team is developed and working cohesively.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Leading on the development of RNOH’s clinical income budgets and supporting the formation of detailed activity plans;
- Calculating and reporting the clinical income and producing analysis of the performance of the Trust;
- Supporting the commissioning team, giving financial lead to contract discussions and price negotiations;
- Overseeing the production of the Reference Costs returns, PLICs and SLR.
This is a tremendously exciting time to be joining The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust with the organisation having recently embarked on a major rebuild on the Stanmore campus.
The successful applicant will be a CCAB-qualified accountant with at least five years post-qualification experience and extensive understanding of NHS clinical income and costing. You will ideally come from within the NHS. Applicants will have excellent analytical skills with the ability to be able to interpret high volumes of data within a short timescale. A strong ability to understand and communicate complex financial information across peers and the management team is essential. You will also demonstrate the ability to work under pressure in this fast moving and changing environment.