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Band 7
37.5 Hours per week
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Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 Per annum
11/12/2019 23:59

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Deputy Finance Business Partners

Band 7


Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!


Job opportunity: Deputy Finance Business Partner
Grade: Band 7
Tenure: Permanent
Location: BTUH

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced accountant to join the Financial Management team sited at Basildon University Hospital, part of a wider Finance Department recently restructured to cover three hospitals in the Mid and South Essex area,   We are looking for two enthusiastic, knowledable, organised and talented financial managerment experts to provide key financial management support to large, diverse and complex Clinical Divisions. You need to be passionate about NHS finance and want to use your knowledge and expertise to make a real difference.

As a Deputy Finance Business Partner, you will provide proactive financial support to the relevant Directorates, advising on all aspects of financial management and driving forward business development opportunities and efficiencies.

The post holder will provide advice to senior managers on financial issues for a number of clinical departments. This will involve working with the management teams of the various divisions, assisting in the production of divisions’ financial monthly performance reports, annual financial plans, supporting and monitoring cost improvement programmes and producing financial forecasts and recovery plans as required.

The post holder will also be expected to challenge, influence and advise on the activity of the division in order to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and value for money of the division.

You will be responsible for the producing the month end accounts for the division for oversight by the Finance Business Partner and you will manage the work of the Management Accountant and will be responsible for staff performance management and recruitment for direct report staff. The post holder will also take the lead on their own and their team’s professional development.

Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, you will be based at the Basildon Hospital site in Essex, and will be CCAB qualified/finalist accountant. Previous NHS experience would be an advantage but is not essential.



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For further details on either of the roles, or to arrange informal visits contact: Paul Hawkins and/or Olufunmilayo Kunle-Toyinbo