Head of Merger Finance

Discipline: Finance

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 13/11/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: 4 months

Salary: £425 - £475 per day


Our client is an Acute NHS Foundation Trust in London which has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Head of Finance to join the team as they move towards a merger with another organisation.

In order to achieve the merger of the finance functions into one finance team, the post holder will act as the merger finance expert leading on the development and implementation of the integration steps required in the finance teams of the Trust and its prospective partner organisation.  This will include responsibility for the management of the joint organisation’s finance Integration plan detailing the actions required and regular monitoring to the merger team of progress against these milestones.  This role is responsible for ensuring that the joint plan is achieved through alignment with the subject matter experts.

You should be a qualified accountant, or equivalent, with a substantial experience across financial operations and financial management within an NHS acute environment or similarly complex organisation. An in depth knowledge of NHS accounting, financial functions and reporting issues will be crucial as will be a strong appreciation of programme management, owing to the tight deadlines involved.  First rate communication skills are essential, as will be the ability to lead teams and influence others.

This role offers a tremendous opportunity to bring to bear your skills and past experience to work on a high profile change to the London NHS structure.

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