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Head of Finance

Employer
Hays Senior Finance
Location
Bath, England, Somerset
Salary
GBP75000.0 - GBP85000.0 per annum + £75K-£85K
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Job Details

Your new company
You will be joining a medical / healthcare organisation located in North-East Somerset outside of Bath, on a Permanent basis


Your new role

  • This role is part of the Senior Management Team and will report directly into the Director
  • You will take a proactive role in supporting innovation, continuous improvement and cost reduction initiatives across the organisation, including opportunity assessments, business case development and benefits delivery tracking
  • The Head of Finance will also be expected to proactively support knowledge-sharing around the organisation\'s finances across the organisation and Trust
  • 4 x direct reports in the role - 13 in total
  • Required on-site minimum 2 days per week, depending on location / where you are based
  • FP&A - Develop the financial framework for the setting of short and long-term business plans within the organisation, including the annual budget setting
  • Review financial and operational performance of the organisation against KPIs and analyse the risks and opportunities for the hospital's business strategy
  • Financial Stewardship & Control - Maintain and review finance policies for the organisation and ensure that financial controls and processes are adhered to across the hospital to ensure good financial governance
  • Responsible for the oversight of Treasury Management, leading the financial services team lead by the Financial Accountant - ensuring transactional postings are accurate and timely, and ensuring all balance sheet control accounts are reconciled
  • Financial and BI Reporting - Lead the Management Accountant in the preparation of monthly set of Management Accounts for the hospital, ready for reporting to the Senior Management Team, Executive Board and Trust Shareholders
  • Stakeholder Engagement - As a member of the Senior Management Team, this role will be required to engage with employees and other stakeholders across the hospital and provide leadership support, not necessarily finance focussed
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the Finance Team to ensure sustainable resources are in place to manage the workload in the most effective and efficient manner



What you'll need to succeed

  • You must be fully Qualified and have Right To Work in the UK, with post-qualification experience (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)
  • Minimum 5 years post-qualified
  • Significant, relevant experience in a senior finance role, with experience of managing a finance team
  • Experience of working in healthcare and knowledge of NHS financial frameworks is highly preferable
  • Familiar with all aspects of management accounts and budget preparation, including forecasting
  • Experience in statutory annual accounts preparation and Companies House filing
  • Project Management skills
  • Confident with large volumes of data
  • Comfortable and experienced working with key stakeholders at different levels
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a commercial mindset
  • The ability to analyse complex financial information and communicate analysis and options for decision-making
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to develop good relationships with colleagues
  • Advanced IT and Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines



What you'll get in return

  • Salary up to £85K depending on experience
  • Flexible / hybrid working options available
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised meals and drinks
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Wellbeing Hub



What you need to do now
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Company

At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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