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Head of Finance

Hays A&F
England, Somerset, Bath
£75000.0 - £85000.0 per annum + £75K-£85K
Closing date
Feb 14, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, CIMA: Qualified

Job Details

Your new company
You will be joining a medical / healthcare organisation located in North-East Somerset outside of Bath, on a Permanent basis

Your new role

  • This role is part of the Senior Management Team and will report directly into the Director
  • You will take a proactive role in supporting innovation, continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives across the organisation, including opportunity assessments, business case development and benefits delivery tracking
  • The Head of Finance will also be expected to proactively support knowledge-sharing around the organisation\'s finances across the organisation and Trust
  • 4 x direct reports in the role - 13 in total
  • Required on-site minimum 2 days per week, depending on location / where you are based
  • FP&A - Develop the financial framework for the setting of short and long-term business plans within the organisation, including the annual budget setting
  • Review financial and operational performance of the organisation against KPIs and analyse the risks and opportunities for the hospital's business strategy
  • Financial Stewardship & Control - Maintain and review finance policies for the organisation and ensure that financial controls and processes are adhered to across the hospital to ensure good financial governance
  • Responsible for the oversight of Treasury Management, leading the financial services team lead by the Financial Accountant - ensuring transactional postings are accurate and timely, and ensuring all balance sheet control accounts are reconciled
  • Financial and BI Reporting - Lead the Management Accountant in the preparation of monthly set of Management Accounts for the hospital, ready for reporting to the Senior Management Team, Executive Board and Trust Shareholders
  • Stakeholder Engagement - As a member of the Senior Management Team, this role will be required to engage with employees and other stakeholders across the hospital and provide leadership support, not necessarily finance focussed
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Finance Team to ensure sustainable resources are in place to manage the workload in the most effective and efficient manner

What you'll need to succeed

  • You must be fully Qualified and have Right To Work in the UK, with post-qualification experience (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Minimum 5 years post-qualified
  • Significant, relevant experience in a senior finance role, with experience of managing a finance team
  • Experience of working in healthcare and knowledge of NHS financial frameworks is highly preferable
  • Familiar with all aspects of management accounts and budget preparation, including forecasting
  • Experience in statutory annual accounts preparation and Companies House filing
  • Project Management skills
  • Confident with large volumes of data
  • Comfortable and experienced working with key stakeholders at different levels
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a commercial mindset
  • The ability to analyse complex financial information and communicate analysis and options for decision-making
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to develop good relationships with colleagues
  • Advanced IT and Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

What you'll get in return

  • Salary up to £85K depending on experience
  • Flexible / hybrid working options available
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised meals and drinks
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Wellbeing Hub

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