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Senior Finance Manager - NHS Children & Young People's Gender Service

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 Per annum, please see advert for more details
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Part Time
We are looking for a qualified accountant with significant post qualification in a senior finance position to join our team. This role is a fixed term appointment to support the newly developed Children and Young People's Gender Service.

The post holder will be a member of the wider senior management team. The post holder will also be responsible for working with NHS England and the gender service network to define activity reporting systems and KPIs, establishing reporting against these, embedding governance processes locally and managing external assurance reporting.

Applicants must be educated to degree level with evidence of continuing professional development, and must be able to demonstrate a history of working credibly at a senior level.

For posts based in Inner London, the above salaries will include the additional supplement of 20% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of �5,132 per annum and a maximum payment of �7,746 per annum.For posts based in outer London the above salaries will include the additional supplement of 15% of the basic salary. Minimum payment of �4,314 and maximum �5,436.

Main duties of the job

  • Work with NHS England and the national Gender service network
  • Ensure any new funding arrangements safeguard the financial sustainability of the Gender service and partner Trusts
  • Negotiate contracts with NHS England
  • Establish sub-contracts between GOSH and Gender service delivery partners
  • Establish pan-Gender service model for financial flows to delivery partners
  • Complete impact assessments relating to the reconfiguration of services, including geographical boundary, test repertoire and funding changes
  • Fulfil GOSH finance business partner role for Gender service Service
  • Submit capital funding bids as required
  • Input to and advise on business cases and operational planning

About us

Following the recommendations of The Cass Review Interim Report, two new nationally networked services led by specialist children's tertiary care providers are being established. The Southern Hub, based in London, is delivered by a partnership of Evelina London Children's Hospital (part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust), Great Ormond Street Hospital and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

The Northern Hub is delivered by a partnershipof Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust). This role is based in the Southern Hub.

We are committed to promoting an environment that embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We would like all our families and staff to feel valued and respected because we try to understand and provide for their individual needs.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

Culture and Values


  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Understanding of Diversity and Inclusion challenges in the workplace
  • Demonstrable contribution to advancing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development



  • Significant post qualification in a senior finance position
  • Experience of developing reporting systems and processes
  • Experience of strategic planning
  • Able to demonstrate a history of working credibly at a senior level
  • Interpretation of complex financial and non-financial guidance and rules and successful implementation
  • Experience of developing business cases
  • Excellent understanding of governance models and processes
  • Experience developing complex financial models
  • Experience of managing internal/external assurance processes
  • Experience costing new activities
  • Activity data baselining and collection for laboratory services
  • Previous experience working in the NHS



  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excelled and proven oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate complex financial and activity information concisely and effectively to non-financial colleagues
  • Advanced financial analysis, forecasting ability
  • Advanced reporting skills
  • Excellent budget setting skills
  • Able to interact credibly at a senior level in the organisation
  • Excellent financial modelling skills
  • Ability to articulate and negotiate contract deliverables for a new service
  • Ability to critically appraise and challenge funding/contract proposals
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple partner organisations and leverage co-operation

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust





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