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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2021.

Senior Finance Business Partner

Job Reference: 358-3532850-SR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Financial Management team as a Senior Finance Business Partner for the Emergency & Specialist Medicine Clinical Management Group (CMG).

This is an opportunity to take a real ‘hands on’ approach to finance, working closely with a range of key stakeholders as the Trust enters an exciting new chapter. The Healthcare economy in Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland (LLR) is changing rapidly, bringing an opportunity to take a refreshing look at why we do things the way we do and to provide strong financial support during the change process.

As a key member of the finance team, you will:

  • Provide holistic financial support, advice & guidance to a range of different stakeholders.
  • Be the first point of call for any finance queries and therefore have an understanding of the whole finance function.
  • Lead on a pro-active approach to financial forecasting, ensuring that operational stakeholders are fully engaged in the forecasting process.
  • Lead on the production of all month-end reporting in line with the Trust’s requirements.
  • Conduct detailed analysis of a wide range of data, in order to identify key trends and drivers of cost or income.
  • Review reporting processes with a view to continuously improve.
  • Support the development of junior members of the team.
  • Play a key role in the financial planning process of the CMG, with a detailed understanding of the relationship between income & expenditure plans.

To be considered for this role, you must be a qualified accountant and have experience of working within a large and highly complex organisation. You will need to evidence your delivery in core financial management and performance, incorporating analytical review, commercial awareness and process improvement.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ryggs Gill via or 07881 923163

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

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COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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