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Job Details: Senior Finance Business Partner

  • Specialism:
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Sector:
  • Acute
  • Salary:
  • Agenda for change Band 8d
  • Job Type:
  • Permanent
  • Location:
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Reference:
  • ZA/18741

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest and busiest acute hospital Trusts in the UK. They are a regional and national centre for specialist treatment, world renowned for research and clinical trials and also the local hospital for Leeds. They have some of the world’s leading clinicians working in their hospitals and the most advanced and innovative medical technology. They have an overall income of around £1billion so that they can provide local and specialist services for their immediate population of 770,000 and regional specialist care for up to 5.4 million people.

Their vision and values are defined by ‘The Leeds Way’ which outlines their objective to become the best specialist and integrated care trust in the country. The strength of ‘The Leeds Way’ is that it has been created by their staff who have taken ownership of their values and ensure they live them day to day. To support this vision they have also developed in partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute, ‘The Leeds Improvement Method’ and this now underpins all work across their Trust. 

In order to achieve this vision, they realise the need to retain and attract the country’s best talent to support them. They recognise that when their people are engaged, well trained, well led and supported, they provide better services, see a positive impact on patient outcomes and an improvement in financial efficiency. With this in mind, they are now seeking to identify and appoint a Senior Finance Business Partner.

The trust operates a clinically-led structure, which means that doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals make the decisions on how they run their services. They have 18 Clinical Service Units (CSUs) which deliver all of their services and are led by a triumvirate team, including a Clinical Director, a Head of Nursing or Profession and a General Manager. As a Senior Finance Business Partner, you will lead the delivery of CSU financial plans and their translation into agreed budgets across the organisation, inclusive of the required waste reduction targets.  

Reporting into the Associate Director of Finance, Financial Management, you will lead the improvement and development of SLR / SLM with appropriate clinical engagement. You will also lead on the production of accurate and timely monthly financial information for reports to the CSU triumvirate. You will have the ability to interpret complex and changing national policy and advise on the financial impact and expected duties coming out of the policy for the Trust and CSU.

In addition to the required technical experience, you will need to demonstrate outstanding communication skills, strong stakeholder management experience and be able to engage with both the Trust’s senior management and clinician leadership.


The Application and Recruitment Process


Applications will close on: Sunday, 6 May


Shortlisting interviews will be held on: Tuesday, 15 May


Final interviews will be held on: Thursday, 24 May


If you like what you have read and would like to join them on our exciting journey, then we would welcome your interest and application. For a confidential discussion please call Neil Fineberg and Joe Joyce at The Finegreen Group on 0345 130 4006. To request a copy of the briefing pack, please email Applications are by CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to:

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