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Executive Director of Finance and Resources

Employer
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£126,000 a year
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role is accountable to the Chief Executive and is a full voting member of the Board. You will ensure the Trust has an effective financial strategy and ensures a professional financial, management, accounting and compliance framework. You will also provide the Board with financial advice to ensure the effective planning and use of resources within a framework of robust financial governance. As an executive board member, you will contribute to the wider strategy, performance and development of the Trust.

However, this is also a role with a broad remit precisely how broad will depend on you. Currently, beyond leading the finance and business intelligence functions, the post holder takes responsibility for digital and informatics teams, and for our estates function.

Main duties of the job

For this role you will need to be a chartered accountant with experience at or close to board level in a complex patient-facing or customer-facing organisation, preferably within the NHS but we are interested in talking to others from public facing organisations. You will be used to leading finance teams as well as developing systems, processes and governance that result in demonstrable achievements. With the ability to seize opportunities to enhance city-wide partnerships, you will be committed to openness, honesty and inclusivity, someone who has a strong staff and patients focus, the drive to improve services and a desire to join a growing, well respected and creative organisation.

About us

At Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust we provide over 60 different community healthcare services for the people of Leeds from birth to death. We deliver services in people'shomes, in schools, in health care clinics, in hostels, prisons , GP practices, hospitals and youth offending settings. We work with all ages and we have a unique partnership with the Leeds GP confederation, three of our director roles are joint across both organisations.

We are the glue in the centre of the health and care system in Leeds, working in partnership and formal alliances with the patients and their family and carers, all health and care providers, the council and third sector partners from major charities to small community groups. We are part of Team Leeds and a key partners in the WY ICS.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Executive Director of Finance is accountable to the Chief Executive and is a full voting member of the Board. The post holder ensures the Trust has an effective financial strategy and ensures a professional financial, management, accounting and compliance framework.

The post holder will provide the Board with financial advice to ensure the effective planning and use of resources within a framework of robust financial governance. As an executive board member, the Executive Director of Finance will contribute to the wider strategy, performance and development of the Trust.

The post holder also has Board level responsibility for a range of other corporate services.

The post holds executive accountability for the following functional areas:

With the Finance team:

Financial Strategy and Performance

Long term financial planning

Financial Management and Control

Financial Services

CIP/waste reduction programme and delivery

Audit

Procurement/Supplies

Commissioning and Contract negotiations

Charitable Funds

Capital Programme prioritisation and financial management

With the Informatics Team

Digital Strategy development and implementation

Information Services

Clinical systems development and management

Business Intelligence

Information Governance (the Executive Director of Finance will be the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO)

Performance management reporting

With the Facilities Management, Risk and Safety team

Facilities management services, including but not limited to cleaning, catering and waste management

Facilities management regulatory compliance

Risk Management and Safety services including but not limited to fire and security management

Corporate risk management frameworks, systems and procedures across the Trust

Leadership of health and safety

With the team provided by Community Ventures Leeds

Estate strategy development and implementation

Estate management services

With the Corporate Planning lead

Annual corporate planning and progress reporting

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience and track record as a senior manager within a large complex patient-facing organisation at, or reporting to, Board level.
  • Experience of leading and developing finance teams, systems, processes and governance with demonstrable achievements
  • Experience of leadership of non-financial functions and/or an ability to demonstrate the skills to do so.
  • Experience of major change within a patient or customer facing organisation, preferably within the NHS.
  • Evidence of successful partnership working with other health, care, and partner organisations.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional accountancy/chartered accountancy qualification


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Building 3 White Rose Park

Millshaw Park Lane

Leeds

LS11 0DL

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