Divisional Head of Finance

Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust
25 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has an excellent and exciting opportunity for a hard–working, enthusiastic and experienced Divisional Head of Finance. We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, highly motivated and enthusiastic CCAB qualified accountant.

The Trust is a progressive and ambitious teaching and research organisation which provides specialised and tertiary services. With a turnover of GBP550m and over 8,000 staff, it treats over three quarters of a million patients each year.

Reporting to the Deputy Director – Financial Management, you will provide a high quality, professional financial management advice and support service to a range of services and projects in order to support decision–making and be an integral part of the divisional teams. The development and monitoring of efficiency plans is a key aspect of the role, as is providing financial input and challenge to business cases in support of service developments.

With the experience to be the lead accountant and financial adviser for the divisions\/projects assigned, as well as to support the Deputy Director – Financial Management, the successful candidate will have extensive experience of working in a financial management environment and have the ability to operate at a strategic level.

Closing Date: 9th June 2019

General information for applicants

Salaries for successful candidates will be offered in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our colleagues receive an annual appraisal. For colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

We may also use our substantive adverts to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non–EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU\/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the Visa and Immigrationswebsite https:\/\/\/browse\/visas–immigration.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For further more information, or help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on \/448616 or by email:

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