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Finance Manager

Barts Health NHS Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 Per annum inc
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated CCAB Qualified Accountant to join the finance team. We are looking for a driven individual who is self-motivated, pro-active and with excellent planning and organisational skills. The post holder is required to have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

3 days a week in the office mandatory and rest work from home .

Although this position is a 12 months fixed-term contract, the actual contract duration will be adjusted to account for the time taken to advertise the post, complete the hiring process, and finalise pre-employment checks. This means the contract will begin when the candidate starts the role and may be slightly shorter than 12 months.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the Head of Finance (HoF) and Deputy Head of Finance (DHOF) to deliver all aspects of the service area (hospital site, clinical support services or corporate areas) financial management. He/she will manage a team of accountants to provide day to day support in all aspects of the service area's financial performance and business partnering whilst maintaining an excellent team ethic.

To manage the delivery of accurate and timely monthly performance reports for presentation at business unit Board meetings. There will be a requirement to support the reported performance with an analytical review and to influence actions based upon findings.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a finance team within a large, specialist and complex organisation with great opportunities for learning and development.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within Barts Health at this band.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

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 documents, please view the attachment/s below

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Qualified CCAB or CIMA



  • Three years Financial Management experience including continuous experience in one organisation
  • Management of staff, including recruitment and effective team working
  • Costing services and business case Planning


  • Previous Healthcare experience
  • Experience of completing an annual business planning cycle



  • Up to date knowledge of NHS, organisational challenges and developments
  • Costing and monitoring cost improvement programmes
  • Knowledge of financial controls and experience of maintaining these


  • Understanding the links between operational and financial performance



  • Staff management skills and the ability to motivate and develop staff including qualified and non-qualified accountants
  • Ability to analyse and utilise complex information, determine and identify options and the appropriate course of action
  • Ability to explain complex ideas & concepts clearly and effectively to non-finance staff
  • Excellent numerical, written and verbal Skills
  • Able to build rapport with clinical and operational teams. Excellent interpersonal and team player



  • The ability to multi-task, re-assessing priorities to ensure projects are managed and completed to timescale.
  • Professional pro-active attitude and self-motivated

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Canary wharf/Royal London Hospital


E14 5HJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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