Senior Finance Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Financial Management
Band 8a
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£46,897 to £54,983 per annum inc HCA
24/06/2018 23:59

King’s College Hospital is one of the largest and highest profile NHS Trusts in the country, serving an inner city population of 700,000 but also operating as a tertiary referral centre in certain specialties to millions of people in Southern England.

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1.1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,000 staff based across five main sites in south east London.

The Trust provides services from King’s College Hospital, Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup, and Beckenham Beacon.

We deliver a strong profile of local services primarily serving the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Bromley.

Alongside our local services, we provide nationally and internationally recognised work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, haemato-oncology. We are a world-class teaching and research centre and home to one of London’s leading trauma centres. We are also a heart attack centre and a regional hyper acute stroke centre. 

We are looking for a high calibre and aspirational Senior Finance Manager (8A) who is keen on developing further and is highly motivated, well-organized, high levels of technical competence and data analysis, and is an enthusiastic finance professional.

This role comes at a time where the NHS is going through a period of sustained change and the challenge for Trusts is to keep pace with such change and challenges that present itself. Therefore the role requires the individual to be confident in challenging the status quo, have the ability to work on their own initiative, and aims to improve the finance functions customer service visibility. Whilst having an understanding and experience of the NHS, this by no means is a necessity. We are looking for an individual who is driven and self-motivated and has an eye for improving how we engage with the wider Trust. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

Providing financial services and a proactive business partner support to Clinical Services, namely supporting the Network Care Division. 

Working and leading teams and divisional wide projects across teams. 

Continuously seeking to improve data quality, processes, systems, reporting and be at the core of influencing management action. 

Deputising for the Finance Business Partner. 

The successful candidate must either be a fully qualified accountant or qualified by experience and you will be a proven finance professional who is ambitious and aspiring for the next step.

You will have high levels of communication, be influencing, ability to problem solve and build rapport with a range of finance and non-finance stakeholders up to Director Level.

Managing up to 3 direct reports; this post will provide day to day support in all aspects of financial performance and business partnering.

Further, to manage the delivery of accurate and timely monthly performance reports for presentation at clinical finance management team meetings. There will be a requirement to support the reported performance with an analytical review and to influence actions based upon findings.

Ensuring compliance with all the relevant policies, procedures & systems.

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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Zak Hussain - Finance Business Partner (