Head of Finance - Clinical Support Services | Barts Health NHS Trust

14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
In the post of Head of Finance, you will report to the Director of Operational Finance and lead a high profile, professional team. Your key responsibilities include delivering of all aspects of the business unit's financial management and leadership of a team of accountants to provide day to day support in all aspects of the business unit's financial performance whilst maintaining a team ethic within the division. This will include responsibility for delivery of accuracy and timely monthly performance reports to the Trust Board, ensuring that procedures and controls are up to date and implemented. You will also provide support to the Director of Operational Finance with strategic direction and business planning for the business unit. To succeed, you'll be a qualified accountant with strong financial management and finance policies experience, gained within an NHS environment. You'll have excellent leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders – including clinicians, Board members and our regulators. You'll champion best practice, look for ways we can continuously improve and relish the challenge of working as part of a close team to drive financial performance across this large and complex Trust. We are looking for a catalyst for change and someone who will share our passion to make a difference. In return, we offer an excellent opportunity for you to gain great exposure at a senior level in the UK's largest NHS Trust and the ability to drive improvement and change. Barts Health is the largest Trust in the NHS and one of the leading healthcare providers in the country and delivers high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of east London and beyond. Barts Health NHS Trust is an accredited as an employer from ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA. This means students can take advantage of joining an organisation committed to investing in your career and development and qualified members can rest assured their CPD requirements will be met on the job. There has never been a more exciting time to join Barts Health NHS Trust. If you are a hardworking and enthusiastic individual then you are the type of person we are looking for – with staff benefits including flexible working, interest free season ticket loan, support with child care costs and a wide range of health and wellbeing initiatives, there are so many more reasons to join this vibrant and diverse organisation.