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Finance Business Partner - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Business Partner

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic professional to join our Financial Management Team at North West Anglia NHS FT. Reporting to the Divisional Head of Finance, the post holder will provide effective and professional financial leadership working alongside our Divisions. The Finance Business Partners play a critical role working alongside divisional leadership teams, clinical and wider corporate colleagues supporting delivery of the annual and strategic objectives.

The Finance Business Partner will act as the strategic financial lead for one or more Divisions / Business Units providing high quality financial information, support and advice. The post holder will oversee the production of monthly management accounts and other standard finance reports / dashboards to inform management decision making.

As an integral member of the divisional leadership team the post holder will be expected to work closely with Clinicians and Managers across the Trust and will be committed to constantly seeking ways to improve the processes that they oversee.

We are looking for individuals who are motivated, ambitious and want to work in an environment where they can make an impact. The role presents an opportunity for candidates who enjoy working with people, looking beyond the spreadsheet, to make a difference for our patients, staff and wider communities.

Main duties of the job

To maintain the integrity of the Trust's financial systems, control environment, procedures and reports.

To maintain professional standards within the Financial Directorate.

To ensure that Standing Financial Instructions, Standing Orders, financial policies and procedures are adhered to.

To support the identification and delivery of cost improvement savings schemes.

To deputise for the Divisional Head of Finance and Deputy Director of Finance as required. Any other duties as may be required by the Senior Finance Leadership Team and Chief Finance Officer.

To undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in line with the relevant institute requirements, and to be involved in the training and development of colleagues within the Finance team.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification for more information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Degree Level


  • Education to degree level or equivalent
  • CCAB qualified accountant / sufficient relevant experience


  • Management qualification to degree or post graduate level



  • A proven track record of providing effective financial advice at a senior level
  • Experience at senior level within the NHS or comparable complex environment
  • Successful change management, planning and implementation
  • Leading, managing and developing staff


  • Experience of the year end annual accounts production and external audit



  • Numerate with highly developed analytical ability to manipulate and interpret numerical data and other issues
  • Performance management skills


  • Project management skills



  • Knowledge of the full range of MS packages including Word (report formatting, tables etc), Excel (pivot tables, macros look ups etc)

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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