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Deputy Director of Finance - Financial Strategy and Planning

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Norfolk, United Kingdom £91,004 - £104,927 per annum
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Deputy Director of Finance - Financial Strategy and Planning

Job Reference: 234-20-C1210-A

Employer: Department: Finance Location: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich Salary: £91,004 - £104,927 per annum

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to 'provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most', and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others' diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, senior finance professional to join the Finance team at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital as Deputy Director of Finance- Financial Strategy and Planning.

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust is a large and complex organisation, we are one of the busiest Trusts in the country and carry out nearly one million outpatient appointments, day case procedures and inpatient admissions annually across Norfolk and North Suffolk. We also treat referred patients from further afield who come to access our specialist services including: oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, trauma and orthopaedics and many others.

After the successful appointment of our Director of Finance - Operations, we are looking for a suitable candidate to further support the finance function as the Trust continues to develop and grow.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with either a Master's degree in a relevant subject area or the equivalent experience. You should be able to evidence continuous professional and personal development as well as have extensive experience at a senior level in a large and complex organisation. You will have a good understanding of the wider NHS agenda, with extensive experience in successful financial planning and management, building positive relationships at all levels and will possess the ability to operate in a highly regulated setting.

This role involves working closely with the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Finance Operations to assist with the development of the Trust's long-term financial model, the financial plan and budget (including supporting the delivery of financial targets) and leading on the development of the financial aspects of the Trust's strategic business cases.

We are looking for an excellent communicator who is able to engage and influence staff across disciplines; you should be analytical, flexible and have the experience and ability to lead and manage a large team whilst remaining committed to personal and professional development.

As a senior leader within the Trust, you will be expected to advocate, exemplify and commit to act as a role model, by championing the NNUH PRIDE values.

This is an exciting and challenging position for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, demanding and highly flexible environment. This is an integral role for the Trust so if you have the relevant experience, skills, ability and knowledge please do not hesitate to apply today.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: 27th October 2020

Open for applications: 5th October 2020

Close for applications: 18th October 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Roy Clarke via Emma Hendrey, Executive Assistant

Chief Finance Officer

Tel: 01603 289970


The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship - (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

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