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Deputy Director of Finance

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£99,891 to £114,949 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 9
Contract Type
Full Time
The Deputy Director of Finance will provide strategic and inclusive leadership and direction to the Finance Department and will be accountable to the Chief Finance Officer for the overall day-to-day performance of the Finance Department.

As the Deputy Director of Finance, you will lead on the delivery of a high quality, effective, proactive and professional strategic and operational finance function, supporting the development of the capability and capacity within the department to meet the evolving needs of the organisation for financial services, information, support and guidance.

Main duties of the job

The role will:o Provide strategic and inclusive leadership/line management to the four areas within the finance department including direct line management of the heads of procurement, projects, planning and costing, financial control and business services.o Act as a role model for the DBTH Way and We Care Valueso Ensure a comprehensive and pro-active service is provided to the organisation across management accounts, income and contracting, costing, financial accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, capital, treasury management and charitable funds.o Provide specific senior input to highly complex issues requiring strategic financial advice.o Deputise for the Chief Finance Officer as appropriate, and represent the Trust, both internally and externally at senior level taking full accountability for any decisions taken on their behalf

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Fully qualified chartered accountant (CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA, ICAEW) or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continued professional development post qualification
  • Formal management training, as a minimum covering negotiation skills, presentation skills, change management and leadership


  • Masters qualification in relevant discipline (MBA, Finance or leadership)



  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience in a senior leadership role within the Finance function
  • Experience of working at a senior level in a large, complex, multi-professional organisation
  • Detailed knowledge of the NHS Financial regime and the relevant standards and guidance (Financial Reporting Manual etc)
  • Experience across a broad range of financial disciplines, including but not limited to: oFinancial Accounting oTreasury Management oCapital oCharitable Funds oManagement Accounts oCosting oIncome and Contracts
  • Significant experience of managing teams of staff including both junior and very senior professional staff


  • Experience working in an Acute hospital environment
  • Experience managing change within large organisations
  • Experience in commissioning and contracting
  • Exposure to national level discussions on policy formulation or implementation - for example contribution to HFMA or FTN work

Personal Attributes & Skills


  • Ability to work effectively within various teams concurrently, respecting diverse opinions and approaches
  • Ability to clearly present complex issues to diverse audiences
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally in both written form and verbally
  • Significant experience of producing detailed and effective business plans for complex organisations
  • Ability to plan and manage the workloads of numerous interlinked teams of staff

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Civic Centre Doncaster

Civic Office, Waterdale



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