Finance Manager

Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust
Brighton, UK
20 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Main areaFinancial ManagementGradeBand 6ContractPermanentHoursFull Time \/ Part TimeJob ref379-CHFOCT006-19

EmployerBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS TrustEmployer typeNHSSiteRoyal Sussex County HospitalTownBrightonSalary£30,401 to £37,267 per annumClosing03\/11\/2019 23:59Interview date12\/11\/2019

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work\/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

About this vacancy

Brighton & Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust has an excellent and exciting opportunity for a hard-working, enthusiastic and experienced Finance Manager to support a Clinical Division (severalClinical Directorates).

BSUH provides a range of general hospital and specialist medical services treating 750,000 patients each year, as well as being the major trauma centre for Sussex and the South East. It is an exciting time for the trust with a multi-year which is now being managed in partnership with a local, outstanding CQC rated trust, is mid-way through the c£0.5bn redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital site and a restructuring of clinical services about to happen.

The Financial Management teamis based near the Royal Sussex County Hospital, on Eastern Road in Brighton.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager the Finance Manager will:
Work with a clinical division to ensure the trust meets its annual budgetAssist the division to achieve their cost improvement target (CIP) through identifying efficiency opportunitiesWork on activity and finance plans as well as business casesSeek to make improvements to Financial Management's processes and the quality of service provided to the clinical services
The successful candidate will :
Have a comprehensive understanding of financial management accountsBe an effective communicator with strong leadership skills and able to work accurately to strict deadlinesBe motivated and enthusiasticBe able to work autonomously as well as function within a teamBe confident in their ability to manage and develop a small teamand ideally be a qualified or (studying towards) accountant
The post holder will be expected to work closely with the Divisional Management Team including the Divisional Clinical Director, Divisional Directors of Operations, and Clinical Directors,Service Managers and Budget Holders for constituent services.

The Trust is committed to the development of it's staff, with opportunities for onward progression

General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

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 specification for that role you may be offered a bank post. Please note our Bank hourly rates are outlined on a separate payscale.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. 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 website searching for Tier 2.

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 01444 448692 \/448616 or

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