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Corporate Finance Partner

Employer
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chesterfield
Salary
Depending on experience From £51210.00 depending on experience
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will be the lead finance business specialist for the trust's corporate directorates, working closely with directorate management to provide a comprehensive range of specialist and expert financial advice, training and support to enable the delivery of services efficiently and economically, as well as ensuring the achievement of all directorate financial targets. They will be the trust's finance lead for transformation and workforce, contributing to the development of robust plans and monitoring and reporting on delivery. They will also be responsible for leading, co-ordinating and delivering specific financial analysis and project work as directed by the Associate Director of Finance.

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Limited currently do not offer a Certificate of Sponsorship, any applications which require sponsorship will not be considered

Interview date W/C 3rd June 2024

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be the lead finance business specialist for the trust's corporate directorates, working closely with directorate management to provide a comprehensive range of specialist and expert financial advice, training and support to enable the delivery of services efficiently and economically, as well as ensuring the achievement of all directorate financial targets.
  • They will be the trust's finance lead for transformation and workforce, contributing to the development of robust plans and monitoring and reporting on delivery.
  • They will also be responsible for leading, co-ordinating and delivering specific financial analysis and project work as directed by the Associate Director of Finance.
  • The role supports the Associate Director of Finance and Head of Financial Management in implementing the financial strategy and provides expert business and financial advice to support decision making.


About us

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Ltd. (DSFS) is a subsidiary company that's 100% owned by Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

DSFS has just under 1000 staff across Soft and Hard Facilities Services, and our corporate services including, ICT, Patient Records, Switchboard, Procurement, Finance and Clinical Engineering. Very much part of the 'Chesterfield Royal family', DSFS builds on solid NHS foundations to offer a more commercial approach that's dynamic, flexible, and proactive.

DSFS are proud to be striving to achieve a truly diverse and inclusive flexible workforce by valuing and welcoming everyone's abilities, uniqueness, and individuality. All our colleagues have the right to and should be able to feel 100% themselves at work we believe that all our people add to and should improve our culture and not just fit in with it. By embracing our diverse backgrounds and differences our culture becomes richer and makes us stronger together.

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Limited currently do not offer a Certificate of Sponsorship, any applications which require sponsorship will not be considered

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that is required.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Part CCAB (or equivalent) qualified
  • Evidence of on-going professional or personal development, e.g., Continuing Professional Development.
  • Evidence of leadership development


Desirable

  • Professional accountancy (CCAB or equivalent) qualification
  • Postgraduate degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a senior financial management role
  • Experience of a wide range of financial accounting and information systems and accounting procedures with a large complex organisation
  • Experience at a senior level in a highly complex financial environment.
  • Experience of modelling the financial impact of service pathway design
  • Experience of developing income, expenditure, and activity forecasts, including the modelling of different scenarios.
  • Use of analytical skills to solve highly complex financial and non-financial problems.
  • Track record of financial and non-financial achievements
  • Experience of leading, managing & developing teams.


Desirable

  • Two years' experience as Finance Partner
  • Demonstration of significant leadership at organisational level.
  • Expert demonstrable knowledge of a wide range of financial accounting and information systems and accounting procedures with a large complex organisation
  • Demonstrable application of expert analytical skills solving highly complex financial and non-financial problems.
  • Knowledge/Experience of working outside organisational boundaries in a wider system.
  • NHS provider or commissioner experience


Skills and knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to interpret highly complex information, including national financial policies, using skills knowledge and judgement.
  • Developed influencing and negotiation skills
  • Active listening skills, to interpret managers needs and issues.
  • Support and participate in leading and shaping the vision of the Finance Team.
  • Ability to forge and maintain constructive relationships with senior managers and to constructively challenge and hold to account in relation to financial decision making and subsequent consequences.
  • Ability to express facts, ideas and opinions clearly and directly both orally and in writing to both internal and external stakeholders.


Desirable

  • Highly developed influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to communicate contentious information to an audience that may not be receptive. This will include senior managers within the trust and external stakeholders.
  • To be integral in leading and shaping the vision of the Finance Team.
  • Political astuteness to understand the business, political and economic context in which discussions are taking place.
  • Understanding of NHS national context, policies and strategic issues being faced.
  • Awareness of the current developing areas within commissioning.


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Effective team worker
  • Highly proactive
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Resilient
  • Motivated to work in the NHS
  • Caring
  • Confident with a positive attitude
  • Professional work approach


Demonstrates DSFS Values

Essential

  • Responsive - Reliable - Resourceful - Respectful Service Excellence Through Our People


Employer details

Employer name

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS FT

Top Road, Calow

Chesterfield

S44 5BL

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166-DSFS-6243774

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