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Senior Finance Business Partner ( Clinical)

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£78,163 to £88,884 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
Following the finalisation of the finance structure we are now recruiting for the Band 8C Senior Finance Business Partner. This is an essential role for the Trust as we look to support our senior divisional finance leadership team to drive the change within the Finance function and the wider divisional team.

The job description provides more clarity on the role, however, should you have any further questions please feel free to speak to Fahim Lunat, Deputy CFO.

The interview process will consist of a stakeholder panel and a formal interview panel.

Main duties of the job

  • To deputise for the Divisional Director of Finance at Divisional meetings and during the reporting and planning process as necessary. The post holder will constructively and positively challenge all aspects of the divisional financial and business performance.
  • The post holder will be accountable to the Divisional Director of Finance adherence to Trust financial policies and procedures, statutory requirements and requirements from Department of Health and Social care and NHSE. They will be accountable for interpreting changes in government policy and assessing the financial impact of these changes on Trust Finances. They will propose and make changes to Trust policy as appropriate, ensuring that policies and procedures are developed and implemented in line with Trust requirements.
  • To take on leadership of driving the efficiency and productivity programme for the Division, or CIP. This will involve acting as champion for PLICS, Model Health and Income.
  • The post holder will need to be a dynamic and pro-active individual who is confident in challenging senior stakeholders and has the ability to communicate at sub-Board level. The role requires the post holder to challenge division and directorate leadership teams on their financial performance and lead on recovery initiatives.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required.

For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • CCAB qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience in financial leadership roles.
  • Evidence of recent CPD including specialist training and experience relating to NHS finance as well as national accounting standards.
  • IT Literate - spreadsheets, databases, pivot tables, ECDL or equivalent.

Knowledge & Experience


  • Significant post-qualification experience in a strategic finance leadership in a large complex organisation.
  • Financial modelling and translating complex data from various systems into clear and comprehensive financial model.
  • Experience of working with computerised financial systems.
  • Experience of complex business case appraisal.
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders with conflicting priorities.
  • Experience of implementing change.


  • Understanding of the changing NHS environment and its implications for service delivery.

Skills & Abilities


  • Accounting skills including financial analysis, planning and option appraisal.
  • Advanced keyboard and MS Office skills.
  • Good level of analytical skills, including analysis of data using Excel / related tools.
  • Highly developed influencing and negotiation skills which need to overcome significant barriers to acceptance.
  • Ability to react quickly where decisions are required urgently
  • Ability to reflect on own performance and recognise areas of development.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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