Band 8a - Business Analyst - Income

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We are looking for a focussed and conscientious Finance leader, with a passion and track record of developing processes and reporting, and building great teams. This post is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring Head of Finance to support operational delivery and performance within the Trust Income and Contracting function. You will be responsible for managing the income billing and reconciliation process on a monthly basis, and the annual planning and preparation of the accounts for the Trust. The role is for one year fixed term with potential to extend or become permanent, and is a perfect secondment opportunity.

Main duties of the job

o Working to the Head of Income. The Income Business Analyst will ensure that systems are in place to ensure that c. �1.2 billion of clinical income streams flowing into the Trust are fully realised in an accurate and timely manner

o Overall management responsibility for the team and deputising in the Head of Income's absence

o Work to ensure that legitimate opportunities to maximise and enhance clinical income are identified and realised through engaging with the relevant operational managers, clinicians, informatics and clinical coding team

o Review and manage commissioner proposals

o Produce, review and disseminate the month End reporting, monitoring and invoicing

o Provide leadership, training and management support to the Clinical Income team, alongside the Head of Clinical Income

o To offer a level of technical support to the Head of Income and to attend internal and external meetings representing the income team and Finance

o Leading on all aspects of planning (internally and externally)

o Managing the data modelling calculations, & various type of analysis, complex calculations

o Responsibility for supporting the development of a robust pricing framework and clear and consistent pricing guidance for commissioning

About us

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within the Income team within a major London teaching trust with a �1.2 billion income portfolio across ICBs and NHS England commissioners.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Full details of the job and responsibilities of this role are in the job description. The role is to support the Income and Contracting teams, and wider Finance department.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & professional Qualifications


  • Educated to a degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level qualification or significant experience working at a similar level in a specialist area
  • CCAB qualified accountant (or equivalent)



  • Proven post qualification experience at a senior management level in the NHS
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the NHS financial environment, especially in relation to clinical income
  • Experience of preparing accurate reports or accounts to tight timetables
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Tariff Payment System (formerly PbR)
  • Management of staff (setting objectives, training and supporting, appraisals etc.)
  • Delegating to and developing staff


  • Experience of working closely with internal divisions and senior team, either within the NHS or the commercial arena
  • Experience of NHS annual planning - internal and/or external planning
  • Experience of managing and developing people and teams
  • Acute NHS income reporting experience
  • Acute NHS Contracts experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Enfield Civic Centre 2 day per week / Working From Home 3 days per week

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