Band 9 Deputy Director of Finance – Technical and Developments

Discipline: Finance

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 27/01/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £89,537 - £103,860 per annum


Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals – the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

The Deputy Director of Finance – Technical and Developments reports into Jon Evans the Director of Finance and will be responsible for the successful delivery of the Trust’s strategic and operational finance objectives.  The role becomes available following a restructure within the finance department and is one of two Deputy Director of Finance they are seeking.  Some key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Responsible for the Trust-wide coordination, management and reporting of treasury management and financial services and preparation and delivery of annual audited accounts.
  • To be responsible for the management and performance of financial services.
  • To ensure the rigorous scrutiny of, and support delivery of, commercial and strategic capital and revenue business case developments.
  • Support the Director of Finance in providing Board-level and external advice, developing strategies and plans to ensure the Trust’s continued viability.

The successful candidate must be a robust, credible, professionally qualified accountant with exemplary leadership skills, high standards and the ability to influence the board and executive teams.  You must have experience leading sizeable teams and be comfortable managing the overall financial control of the organisation.  Your significant post-qualification experience will have been gained within a large, complex and public sector organisation as an experienced and inspiring leader.  Having experience from an audit or a regulatory organisation will be advantageous.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with an organisation which has an ambitious agenda where you can really build a career.

For further information on the opportunity please visit or contact Adrian Watts from Allen Lane on 0207 101 8807 or 0781 629 0865 at any time.  Please send through your CV, supporting statement and current remuneration to by Monday 9th January.  Please reference the role you are applying for in the subject heading.

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