Head of Finance - King's Commercial Services

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
11 May 2021
13 May 2021
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

MLC Partners and Kings Commercial Services have partnered to recruit a Head of Commercial Finance. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join an ambitious and growing organisation. King's Commercial Services Ltd (KCS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and was established in 2007. The commercial arm develops commercial opportunities with local and international clients on behalf of King's College Hospital. All income that is generated is reinvested in the Trust's NHS activity. Their mission is to export the best of King's internationally and to deliver a skilled and committed workforce to drive high-quality sustainable healthcare systems. Kings Commercial has developed an international offering based on healthcare recruitment, clinical set up and governance and education and training.

The post holder will report directly into the Director of Commercial and Contracts and support the Director of Commercial and Contracts Directors of KCS in developing and implementing the strategic direction of the organisation. They will be responsible for managing all aspects of finance for Kings Commercial Services.

The Head of Finance will work and liaise with budget holders to develop a 5-year strategic plan, demonstrate active leadership skills within the business as well as representing the company when dealing with external auditors and professional advisors.

Key working relationships include Director of Commercial and Contracting of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Budget Holders. The post holders with co-ordinate and engage with the core finance team at Kings and the budget holders.

For more information, please contact Claire@mlcpartners.co.uk or Rachel@mlcpartners.co.uk

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Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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