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Head of Financial Performance

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Caerleon, Newport
£59,857 to £69,553 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Advert - Band 8B, Head of Financial Planning and Performance

This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours) post. Secondments will be considered.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Finance Team as the Head of Financial Planning and Performance within Aneurin Bevan UHB. We are looking for an experienced Accountant with exceptional IT skills who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and has an appetite for helping to drive future transformational change.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for consolidating and summarising the monthly reported financial position and reporting the monthly financial position to both the Welsh Assembly Government and to the Health Board via its Board papers.

This role will also be responsible for coordinating and developing the Health Board's financial plan. The role will include developing innovative solutions and development of models which facilitate clear and timely reporting to a wide range of stakeholders.

The individual will be expected to make a contribution to the development and implementation of financial policies, which facilitate the achievement of the HB's financial objectives.

Applicants should possess an excellent understanding of financial and governance requirements, have the ability to demonstrate wider business partnering skills and possess the necessary IT acumen in order to develop reporting solutions.

You will ideally have financial planning, management and business partnering accounting experience in the NHS, or a similar large organisation in an environment dealing with complex issues. You will have excellent analytical and communication skills and be able to maintain excellent relationships with both finance and non-finance staff, with the ability to present financial data to a variety of individuals and groups in order to influence decision making.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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

Education / Qualifications


  • CCAB Qualified
  • Educated to masters degree level or equivalent work experience
  • Experience of planning and implementing long-term strategy
  • Significant post qualified experience working at a senior level

Knowledge & Experience


  • Proven track record of successfully introducing service improvement or successful management of significant organisational change in a complex environment
  • Demonstrable success in building, leading, motivating, managing and developing teams
  • Demonstrable data analytics and necessary IT skills

Skills & Ability


  • Proven ability to achieve targets and objectives within a demanding and pressured environment against challenging deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills, displaying credibility, influence and political acumen
  • Ability to analyse and appropriately present often highly complex information. This includes use of Microsoft 365.

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Headquarters, St Cadoc's Hospital

Lodge Road

Caerleon, Newport

NP18 3XQ

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