Associate Director - Financial Management
East of England - Band 8D: 66,582 - 82,434 per annum

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 07 March 2017

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge.   The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions, for a regional, national and international population. The Trust is recognised as a centre of excellence and innovation with many of the hospital specialists being leaders in their field.  With an income of c. £806m, 1,000 hospital beds, it has a staff of around 8,300 that supports an average 574,998 outpatient visits, 5,749 births, and 102,709 A&E attendances a year.

Reporting into the Deputy Director of Finance, a stimulating and high profile opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and experienced senior finance professional. Directly managing a small team central team but with responsibility for influencing and motivating the whole financial management team of approximately 30 people and with scope to make a real difference in the journey of taking the Trust from ‘Good to Outstanding’; this is an integral role. 

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the Deputy Director of Finance to successfully combine both day to day “hands on” operational management and broader strategic thinking;
  • Responsibility for completing the Trust’s operational financial plans;
  • Responsibility for ensuring that the monthly reporting processes are accurate, timely and accessible to all stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Responsibility for leading and developing a department of professionals ensuring a comprehensive and efficient service is provided to directors, senior managers, budget holders and external stakeholders at all times; taking a lead on ensuring a highly motivated and valued team.
  • Key responsibility for implementing a programme to improve and streamline the processes and systems within the department to ensure output is consistently of a very high standard.

We are looking for CCAB qualified, ambitious individual with passion, drive and energy.  You will have a passion for developing teams and improving service provision.  You must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills complemented by relevant experience of working in a senior management role within the NHS, wider public or commercial sectors.  In addition, you should have a proven track record of leading and effectively managing complex organisational change, an ability to deliver tight deadlines and a flexible approach to work both strategically and operationally.

For further information please contact Adrian Watts from Allen Lane on 0207 101 8807 or email your CV and supporting statement to, citing the role you are applying for.

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The closing date for the position is Friday 31st March and interviews will take place week commencing Monday17th April.

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