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Assistant Director of Finance - Financial Management

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£70,417 to £81,138 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a rewarding role in Finance where you can make a difference to the care we provide to our patients in Tameside and Glossop?

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Finance department, and we are we are currently seeking an Assistant Director of Finance to join our dynamic team, where culture and leadership are paramount. We foster an inclusive and collaborative environment that values innovation, encourages personal growth, and recognises exceptional leadership. As a forward-thinking organisation, we prioritise the well-being and development of our employees, providing them with opportunities to thrive and make a meaningful impact.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, who is looking for their next exciting challenge within a high performing finance team. If you are seeking a workplace that celebrates diversity, embraces teamwork, and offers outstanding leadership support, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our success story.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join an exciting and vibrant team within a leading Integrated Care Organisation, then please do not hesitate to apply for this excellent role.

For any queries regarding this opportunity, please contact the Deputy Director of Finance, Andrew Budory on 07812 572 947 or email at (

Interviews 9th May 2024

Main duties of the job

As Assistant Director of Finance, you will provide leadership to the Financial Management team to ensure that working at Tameside is a rewarding, supportive and developmental journey for all colleagues.

You will also provide financial leadership to the Trust. As part of the senior finance management team this post will provide financial leadership to Financial Management in delivering first class effective financial advice and support to the wider organisation. The post holder will ensure that the Trust resources are used in an effective manner.

You'll lead the team to work strategically and develop modern models of financial management using data and business intelligence to drive better value for money and embed best practice into our Trust.

About us

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside & Glossop. We provide a range of services both within the hospital and across our community for both adults and children.Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health & care partners.

We have a clear set of values & behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate:
  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+& Disabled people.

Benefits include flexible working, 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays, sick pay, NHS Pension Scheme, free eye tests and health checks, gym discount, free bicycle loan scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, support with stress, bereavement, relationships, finance, and much more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the Divisional management and business accounting function, providing support and advice to the Deputy Director of Finance.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the Divisions and the finance department adheres at all times to the Trusts Corporate Governance Manual.
  • To ensure all key financial systems are developed, maintained and administered to appropriate levels of control and accuracy.
  • To manage the budget setting process across the Trust, ensuring the implementation of the annual operational plan approved by Trusts Board.
  • To lead on the strategic financial plan and develop working with partners in the health economy and Greater Manchester in line with the national and regional guidance.
  • Develop and manage the Trust Efficiency Plans (TEP) ensuring schemes are monitored and reporting risks to the Trusts governance forums, including co-ordination of quality impact assessment, working with clinical, medical, and divisional colleagues.
  • Develop and maintain an effective system for the development and review of Trust business cases, ensuring an appropriate level of assurance is in place with regards to quality accuracy and timeliness.
  • Develop and maintain key reporting systems to ensure that the internal financial reporting is delivered, in conjunction with the other teams within the finance department, but also other corporate support functions such as HR and informatics.
  • Provide a full suite of integrated financial and activity based Trust reports within the reporting deadlines for the Divisions, the Trust Executive, Finance Committee and Trust Board to understand the actual and forecast position, associated management actions and inherent risks and opportunities.
  • Provide leadership to the Business Partners responsible for business systems and processes in order to ensure the most effective and efficient systems and processes are in place within the Trust.
  • Develop and maintain the capability of the Business Partners ensuring the appropriate advice and support is provided to Trust Managers.
  • Ensure that the department is working towards all requirements associated with Towards Excellence Level 3 accreditation, and that a culture of continual improvement exists throughout everything we do.

Person Specification



  • Qualified Accountant with a professional accountancy body
  • Evidence of continued professional and personal development
  • European Computer Driving License or equivalent knowledge
  • Significant experience within a Finance department
  • Significant experience of leading and management of a successful finance team.
  • Experience of working in all areas of finance and the ability to work at a strategic/operational level as appropriate
  • Experience of working with NHS regulators or equivalent.
  • Experience of service improvement culture and delivery with demonstrable evidence of change management
  • Excellent IT technical skills especially in relation to manipulating large amounts of data
  • Ability to manage workload efficiently, prioritise and work to strict deadlines


  • Degree or equivalent

Employer details

Employer name

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Tameside Hospital

Fountain Street



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