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

Senior Financial Systems Manager

Job Reference: 358-3537923-SR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum

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A new exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Finance System Manager in the Finance and Procurement Directorate of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL). The Senior Finance System Manager is responsible for the management and performance of the Financial Systems team, ensuring that the levels and knowledge of expertise are maintained to the highest standards and supporting the Lead Accountant Financial Accounts in the delivery of services to support the financial integrity of the Trust.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the Trust’s financial systems (currently Advanced) ensuring that these are robust, data integrity is maintained and provide expertise in ensuring that financial systems are fit for the future. They will be responsible for the Finance System function and ensuring that services provided to stakeholders are of a high quality as well as providing leadership and management to the Finance System Team.

Main duties of the job

  • Scope opportunities for the continual development of the Trust’s main financial and procurement systems
  • Assist in the production of Business Cases to help secure resources where major system upgrades / changes are required.
  • Lead the design, development and day to day operation of the financial and procurement systems including the implementation of highly developed change control processes, bespoke training plans and implement changes to the system’s architecture.
  • Ensure that robust system documentation is in place to facilitate maintenance of the applications.
  • Overall management of the team to ensure that tasks are being actioned in a timely and accurate manner to enable effective financial and procurement reporting, safeguarding of Trust assets and delivery of an efficient procurement process.
  • Lead and develop the skills of the Finance System Team to assist with their personal development and to improve the resilience of the services supported by the team.

You will be managing a diverse team and as an experienced leader, you must demonstrate your ability to lead from the front, growing a team and culture that aligns to the Trust’s strategic aims and priorities.

To be considered for this role, you will be an experienced IT professional and have a track record of delivery within a large and highly complex organisation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kelvin Mucheke, Financial Accountant via or 07929 838367

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

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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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