Financial Systems Manager

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Finance Systems and Modernisation Team.

The Financial Systems Manager is a key position within the Health Board responsible for managing the Oracle Financial Management System and associated business intelligence applications, including Qlikview / Qliksense, Oracle APEX and inhouse SQL Finance Server. The role is critical to modernising the finance processes within the Health Board, and the individual will have a key leadership role in driving this change.

The successful candidate must have extensive experience in managing ERP systems, have strong SQL writing skills, with extensive knowledge of writing and developing databases and reporting solutions. Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills are also essential.

If you are a highly motivated individual who is passionate about driving change and improving financial processes, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing technical expertise in the use of Oracle Financial Management System, Qlikview / Qliksense, Oracle APEX, SQL Server, and other business intelligence applications
  • Developing, maintaining and updating the financial systems as necessary to ensure their continued effectiveness
  • Developing and managing effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, finance staff, and IT staff
  • Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial data, including the preparation of financial reports and analysis
  • Conducting regular system audits and performing troubleshooting as needed
  • Providing training and support to staff in the use of financial systems
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements, policies and procedures

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is\Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Information and IT related subject or equivalent qualification or experience.


  • PRINCE 2 practitioner examination pass or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • CCAB professionally qualified accountant. Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of relevant further higher level education (post graduate) and/or training and/or CPD



  • Previous experience in managing, maintaining and developing information systems
  • Must have an excellent grounding in systems, process and control
  • Previous experience of managing and developing recognised reporting systems e.g. Qlikview, QlikSense, Power BI, Tableau.
  • Team management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills when dealing with highly complex and sensitive information to a wide range of stakeholders across organisational boundaries
  • IT literate with practical computer application skills covering tools such as: Microsoft products including advanced level of Access databases and Excel spreadsheets
  • Computer programming skills with skills in tools such as: SQL, VB, VBS, Power BI.
  • Experience of designing and maintaining databases and good working knowledge of writing SQL statements
  • Experience of project managing a range of projects
  • Experience of business process review and development techniques.


  • In depth knowledge of financial and accounting procedures, financial aspects of NHS legislation and NHS finance policies
  • Knowledge and experience of financial management and business planning

Personal Attributes & Skills


  • Able to analyse problems/ reporting requirements identified by discussions with end users or during testing and identify possible solutions or workarounds
  • Able to document processes and process flows
  • Able to produce reports and undertake appropriate analysis of the results to provide the business intelligence required by end users

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