An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the award winning finance team at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust as Head of Finance for Acute Care Division and Corporate Services.
The post holder will be responsible for the leadership of the Financial Management support provided to the Acute Care Division and Corporate Services. In doing so the post will ensure the department supports the Trust in the achievement of its statutory financial duties, and helping us on our journey to make the Mid Yorkshire Finance Department a great, innovative and diverse place to work.
You will be joining a dynamic and forward thinking Finance Department with a strong emphasis on innovation and continuous improvement. We have recently achieved Level 2 One NHS Finance Accreditation and we have working groups taking forward all of the One NHS Finance programmes. We are looking to secure Level 3 accreditation in the near future.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals is a large and complex NHS Trust (c£680m turnover), comprising a number of hospital sites in Wakefield and Kirklees including two large PFI facilities. We also deliver community services for the Wakefield population and regional specialist services across a wider geography.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will lead all aspects of the financial work required for the respective divisions.
The post holder will be responsible for the provision of financial advice, and the planning, monitoring and forecasting of the financial resources for the respective divisions.
Line Management of Deputy Head of Finance for respective area.
Key member in helping us realise our One NHS Finance accreditation ambitions.
We provide care and support to over million people inWakefield and Kirklees in their homes, community settings and across ourthree hospital sites at Pontefract, Dewsbury and Pinderfields (Wakefield).
Always striving for excellence, we are at the forefront ofinnovation and research, and we invest in teaching and the development of ourworkforce.
We live by our values of caring, improving, being respectfuland maintaining high standards. We listen and learn because we aim to make MidYorkshire the best place to work and receive care.
We value diversity and welcome talent and enthusiasmirrespective of age, disability, neurodivergence, sex, gender identity andgender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation,or other personal circumstances including providing unpaid carers support tosomeone with a health and care need. As ethnic minority groups, members of theLGBTQ+ community, and people with a disability/neurodivergence are currentlyunder-represented across the organisation, we encourage applications frommembers of these groups. We have policies and procedures to ensure allapplicants are treated fairly and consistently.
We are proud of our staff networks – who offer valuableguidance and feedback from those with lived experience.
We have a clear vision and you could be part of this! Ifyou share our values and you want to make a difference to the lives of ourpatients and their families and carers, we would love to hear from you.
25 April 2023
Agenda for change
£67,064 to £77,274 a year
Full-time, Flexible working
Pinderfields Hospital – Stanley Hall Annex
The post holder will interpret and apply financial and other aspects of legislation and NHS finance policies.
The post will require effective communication and negotiation at a very senior level with Executive Directors, clinicians, managers and staff both within the Trust and externally.
The post holder will be responsible for the provision of financial advice, and the planning, monitoring and forecasting of the financial resources for the Division. This will involve in linking into operational planning and business case development processes to develop the medium term financial strategy of the Trust.
The post holder will lead all aspects of the financial work required for the divisional team, and delegate as appropriate to the supporting financial management team.
The post holder will lead on costing and income issues for the Division in conjunction with the Contract Income and Costing Teams.
The post holder will lead or be closely involved in contractual arrangements between the Trust and Commissioning Bodies, other Acute NHS Trusts and Independent Sector providers.
- CCAB or equivalent professional accountancy qualification with significant post qualification experience and demonstrable continuing professional development
- Significant experience in a senior finance role in the NHS working with Executive Directors and Clinical Leads
Knowledge and Awareness
- Expert knowledge of financial and accounting procedures affecting the Trust and the NHS
- Strong knowledge of corporate/clinical governance and risk management
Skills and Abilities
- Makes judgements involving highly complex facts or situations, requiring significant analysis and interpretation.
- Provides and presents highly complex, sensitive or contentious information to large groups of (often senior) non-finance managers.
- High level of interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, persuasive and facilitative.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).