Head of Finance
An interesting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Finance to lend support and leadership to a key division of a leading Foundation Trust while it goes through a period of change.
As Head of Finance for one of the clinical divisions, you will lead the team in their delivery of financial reporting and financial advice, spanning cost improvements, commercial opportunities, business cases and service developments. As a result, you will be the key liaison point in finance within the division for clinical and operational management teams, so will be likely to spend a good deal of time in a business facing capacity. While intimate understanding of the monthly figures is important, the team below you will be responsible for hitting the key reporting deadlines and delivering quality management information and insight expected of them.
You should be a qualified accountant, or equivalent, with substantial post qualification experience of financial management in a NHS environment spanning both community and acute services. Especially important will be your ability to lead a financial management team and add a new dimension to their capabilities. Strong communication skills are essential as you’ll need to rapidly develop effective working relationships in a fast paced environment.
This role offers the opportunity to help develop the service delivered by a team in a changing environment and will offer an engaging challenge to the right candidate.