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Associate Director of Finance

Job Description

Finegreen are currently supporting a large NHS organisation in the appointment of a senior Finance professional, due to this role being interim the candidate must hold current NHS experience.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Strategically responding appropriately to a dynamic and complex financial environment;

  • Have corporate responsibility for and provide day-to-day leadership for a portfolio of departments from Financial Management, Strategic Finance and Planning, Productivity and Efficiency, Costing, Procurement, and Financial Accounts;

  • Provision of highly specialised, forward-looking and externally focused technical financial analysis and planning;

  • Expected to work as part of a cohesive finance team and, when necessary, to take lead responsibility for Trust-based issues outside of their immediate sphere of responsibility;

  • Expected to present, and advise on, highly complex and sensitive financial and business information/issues to large groups, such as the whole Finance function as well as clinical and non-clinical colleagues from outside of Finance;

  • Accountable for interpreting changes in government policy and assessing the financial impact of these changes on Trust Finances;

  • Hold line management responsibility for staff across the finance function as detailed in the organisational structure. This takes into account all aspects of staff development, training, appraisals, 1:1s, support and coaching;

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Professional Chartered Accountancy Qualification;

  • Will show very high levels of financial expertise and technical training, with specialist knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, NHS Improvement and Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) guidance and a wide range of legislation;

  • Excellent ability to prioritise and re-prioritise workloads according to the demands of stakeholders and to meet financial deadlines.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 2419674 or send your to