Finance Manager – Income & Performance

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£66,718 to £76,271 a year Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the finance team of a leading acute London Trust in a high profile role.

We are looking for a senior professional to support the Trust in all aspects of the reporting and planning of NHS income. Responsible to the Head of Finance - Income and Contracting, you will work in partnership with our Clinical Boards and other corporate services around the in-year reporting of NHS income as well as providing analytics support to the financial planning and contracting processes.

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Main duties of the job

You will be highly involved in developing the Trust's understanding of the NHS funding regime, providing a source of expertise around technical developments in the national payment system. You will work closely with Contracting colleagues around negotiations with commissioners and the Information team around understanding the reporting of activity under our EPIC PAS system. You will also be provided opportunities to work with external stakeholders both within North Central London ICS and Specialist Commissioning.

In doing this, you will be supported by an experienced team within finance working in a friendly and high-performing environment. UCLH offers a range of training opportunities to support staff development and are looking for an ambitious, proactive and positive individual to join the team.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National Throat,Nose and Ear Hospital
  • Eastman Dental Hospital
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • CCAB or equivalent Qualification and current professional registration
  • Postgraduate management qualification or equivalent experience
  • In depth specialist knowledge & expertise of the areas of NHS patient activity definitions, OPCS/ICD and Grouping rules, HRG's, national tariffs, and the associations and dependencies between these areas.
  • Knowledge of the health economy e.g. commissioning gained through practical experience.



  • Significant experience at Senior Financial Management Level in an acute hospital within the NHS or other large complex multi professional organisation
  • Significant experience in NHS income management and reporting
  • Significant experience of health service finance and procurement systems
  • Proven track record of sound financial management
  • Knowledge of policy, legislation and strategic issues within the profession and across the NHS
  • Experience of quality service and process improvement
  • Experience of people management

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to plan and manage conflicting priorities for self and department to meet Board & Trust objectives and deadlines
  • Evidenced strategic, lateral thinking and problem solving ability
  • Demonstrates commitment on the job


  • Project management skills



  • Advanced persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Able to communicate with people at all levels of the organisation

Personal and People Development


  • Ability to plan and manage conflicting priorities for self and department to meet Board & Trust objectives and deadlines
  • Ability to manage staffing and HR issues
  • Demonstrate strong professional leadership and act as a role model and mentor to other Finance staff
  • Manage, motivate and develop direct reports to ensure that they are able to deliver their responsibilities

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

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



250 Euston Road



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