Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of over £1.3 billion, 2.3 million patient contacts a year and around 15,000 staff based across two main Hospital sites in South London.
The Trust are also part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. Its purpose is to advance health and wellbeing by integrating world-class research, care and teaching.
The Trust is currently looking for a number of Finance Managers to join their Clinical Finance teams. As the Finance Manager, you will be the engine of the finance team, providing strategy and support to the divisional Finance Business Partners and the services themselves.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Providing financial information, advice and support to your directorate, meeting regularly with the members of the management team to ensure that the financial position is understood;
- Providing the Senior Finance Managers and Finance Business Partners with the relevant information so that assurance can be gained that all relevant costs, income and financial risks within the directorate are reported;
- Analysing the impact of cost improvement schemes and supporting the identification of further savings opportunities;
- Supporting with the planning and coordinating the annual budget setting process for the directorate.
The successful applicant will ideally be a CCAB-qualified accountant (or exam-qualified) with at least one to two years post-qualification experience. You will come from the NHS, wider public, commercial sectors, or practice. The successful individuals will be confident in communicating with people at all levels in the organisation and across all professional disciplines. They will have a strong eye for detail to ensure information shared is accurate and complete, and excellent analytical skills to support their directorates in delivering challenging financial plans. In supporting large and busy directorates across both hospital sites, the successful individuals will have strong time-management skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.