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Associate Director of Commercial Finance

Eden Brown Synergy
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Full Time
I am working with an NHS Trust in London who are looking for an experienced Interim Associate Director of Commercial Finance.

The role is to start ASAP, will run for 4-6 months and paying £55.01 Umbrella per hour. The role is inside IR35.

This role would suit a current Band 8C but could also be suitable for a Band 8B looking to step up.

The role is 5 days on site initially, with potential hybrid at the Director's discretion. JOB SUMMARY:This role is for a senior finance leader seeking a position beyond that of a normal NHS financial management role. The individual will be an astute leader who possesses significant understanding of, and ability to, apply corporate and commercial accounting principles. The Associate Director of Commercial Finance will form part of the PPU board and will report to the Unit Director. With the support of the Director of the unit and Director of Financial Performance, the successful candidate will set the financial strategy, maintain a healthy and sustainable budget statement (applying commercial and NHS accounting principles), critically appraise and challenge business proposals, and will support high-level negotiation with business-to-business (B2B) customers (e.g., private medical insurers, international embassies). Key responsibilities* As the most senior principally financial leader in the unit, to lead the financial strategy, maintain a strong grip of operational financial control, incl. profitability, budget management, billing/ treasury/ credit control and provide expert analysis of financial plans for the business unit. * Develop productive partnership working with other departmental/ divisional/ Trust /(inter)national /independent sector leads to drive the commercial growth strategy profitably. * To drive improvements in financial productivity within the division by leading on identification, advice and challenge of efficiency plans. Essential Qualifications & Experience* Professional qualification in accountancy (CIMA, ACA, CIPFA, ACCA). * Experience of working in a senior finance role, advising Executive Directors and other senior management. * Expert knowledge gained through further post-qualification specialist training or experience. * Evidence of maintaining and developing technical accounting expertise and of staying up to date with current accounting rules since qualification. * Experience of business partnering, supporting senior managers and/ or directors in service developments. * Demonstrable evidence of leading sound financial management processes for billing, treasury and credit control with minimal debt provision. * Experience of using complex financial models for assessing risk and informing decision-making. * Experience in making or advising on complex decisions involving financial risk. * Demonstrable positive negotiation outcomes involving large and often imbalanced negotiation partners. * Strong grip of commercial financial practices incl. managing a profitable P&L statement according to IFRS principles.

Please only apply for this post if you have all the essential skills, knowledge and experience as mentioned above.

Thank you


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