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Band 7 Finance Business Partner

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified Accountant or finalist actively studying towards a CCAB qualification? Are you seeking a move to an organisation where you will be valued and where you can make a difference to people's lives?

Recognised as one of the largest NHS Trusts - University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) is at the forefront of care within our communities. We provide healthcare services to over 2.2 million residents across Birmingham, Solihull and beyond.

To ensure the very best care, we rely on our corporate teams to support our 24,000+ workforce. Typically this starts with the money. Our Finance team is built up of like-minded professionals who are charged with a 2bn+ annual budget. This team is pivotal to the smooth running of our 4 hospital locations at Good Hope, Solihull, QE, Heartlands and wider associated system partners.

As the Trust continues to grow its clinical services across Birmingham and Solihull - it's recognised that our support teams also have to expand to ensure service delivery.

The role of Finance Business Partner will be based at Regents Court (B15) and will work with the Divisional Director of Finance to lead financial and performance management services across the Trust.

If you meet all the requirements of the person specification for this role and are currently a CCAB finalist we would also like to hear from you. Please contact Sue Lyddon via to see what opportunities may be available to you.

Main duties of the job

Success in this role will see you influence decision making within the Division by providing expert financial advice and support to budget holders across the Trust. You will be specifically responsible for the regular reporting of financial and non-financial management information, the annual financial planning and budget setting process and will be involved in the generation of efficiency savings.

As the successful candidate you will be a fully qualified CCAB member or finalist and will have significant relevant experience in a financial management role in a large and complex organisation, including experience in the financial elements of business planning and investment appraisal techniques.

In return, you can expect a warm and friendly welcome from our Finance colleagues and wider UHB Team - where our values of Kind, Connected and Bold underpin everything we do -You can assume a starting salary of �43,742 rising to �50,056 along with 27 days leave rising with service to 33 plus bank holidays and a renowned NHS pension.

As Birmingham's largest employer we offer a wealth of learning and development to help you achieve your career goals. We work on a hybrid model with a blend of office based, on site, and remote working

We would welcome you to contact us in confidence to discuss this role and gain a further insight into UHB.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please Note: for further information in regards to this vacancy, please see attached details Job Description

Person Specification



  • Fully Qualified member of CCAB
  • Completion of evidenced ongoing Continuing Professional Development in accordance with guidelines produced by the relevant Professional Accountancy Body CCAB Qualified



  • Significant relevant experience in a financial management role in a large and complex organisation, including experience in the financial elements of business planning and investment appraisal techniques.
  • Up to date knowledge of Financial and Management Accounting including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

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) .

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Regent Court

Second Floor, 14, George Road


West Midlands

B15 1NT

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