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Senior Finance Business Partner

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Can you facilitate financial change? Can you demonstrate financial leadership where you have made a difference to patient or public outcomes? Are you CCAB/CIMA qualified? If so, Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust is looking for you. You will be supporting the delivery of robust financial management within one of our clinical Divisions. You will support the Division's delivery of KGHs strategic financial goals.

The post holder will be someone who looks for innovative solutions to improve the financial performance of the Care Group and has excellent communication skills to inspire confidence in working with other professionals at a senior level both within the Trust and externally. They will also proactively engage in the management and development of staff within the Financial Management team to ensure a high performing finance service is delivered

This is a hybrid working role with a minimum two days on site.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the detailed Job Description & Person Specification for full details of the post including main duties and responsibilities. Thank you.

We are looking for a strong, highly motivated senior finance business partner with significant financial management experience at a senior level. They will need strong leadership skills with experience of staff management including recruitment, staff objective setting & appraisals & managing performance. Essential will be the ability to empower and inspire others to succeed.

The post holder will be highly effective in designing, preparing & presenting complex financial & non-financial information to colleagues including Executive leaders across the Trust.

They should have the ability to successfully challenge assumptions & information & negotiate solutions and able to build strong working relationships which inspire confidence on the advice given to finance and non-finance colleagues.

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KGH) and Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust (NGH) formed a hospital Group University Hospitals of Northamptonshire NHS Group on 1 July 2021. Working together as a hospital group provides us with exciting opportunities to deliver benefits over and above what we could achieve as individual, whilst each Trust retains its sovereignty.

Our vision is important for our patients as it delivers the infrastructure that enables seamless care across pathways, preventing delays and putting them at the centre of their care with access to, and control over, their own electronic health records.

Our Excellence Values:
  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Courageous
  • Accountable

Your contract will be with Kettering General Hospital.

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the attached job description. The full person specification can be accessed within the same document.

Person Specification



  • CCAB qualified (Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies)
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Masters or equivalent qualification



  • Significant, substantial and extensive experience of operating at a strategic or corporate levele in a complex organisational environment, preferably NHS
  • Experience of leading and being responsible for delivering budget setting process (including planning, monitoring, finalisation and Board approval) within a similar organisation
  • Experience of leading, managing and developing teams
  • Experience of advising and working in tandem with senior managers, clinicians and directors of an NHS organisation
  • Experience of presenting complex technical information to large groups of non finance professionals and multi-disciplinary teams


  • Expert knowledge of the NHS financial regime and its application to an NHS Trust
  • Expert knowledge of performance reporting and performance management
  • Expert knowledge of financial and accounting procedures and legislation
  • Experience of working with Executive teams and boards



  • Able to demonstrate strong influencing and negotiations skills
  • Strong IT skills with the ability to apply this to the development of highly complex financial models
  • Evidence of leadership and motivational skills
  • Ability to handle complex budgets and manage change

Communication and Relationship


  • Able to build relationships of trust with external and internal stakeholders

Planning & Organisational Skil


  • Able to project plan in a coherent way

Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell road


NN16 8UZ

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