Head of Financial Services

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAHT) as its Head of Financial Services. The role is a key member of the Finance Department.

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior finance professional to join our organisation in a role which can make a significant difference to our patients. It is an exciting role for an individual who enjoys making a difference. This role is for a qualified accountant (CCAB/CIMA with current membership) who is able to lead their team and inspire them to deliver the best that they can so that our patients receive high quality care. The finance department is on an exciting transformation journey and this role will play a part in the delivery of our vision to be outstanding, integrated and modern. You will be expected to advocate, exemplify and commit to act as a role model, by championing PAHTs values.

To discuss this role further please contact Saba Sadiq, Director of Finance, saba.sadiq@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

The Head of Financial Services will

  • Provide a complete range of technical financial services to the Trust, ensuring integrity of all income, expenditure and control account transactions and completion of the Trusts statutory accounts
  • Lead on the delivery of all relevant statutory financial reporting duties
  • Managing a large capital programme
  • Manage the Trust liquidity to maximise BPPC performance whilst minimising risk to cash balances
  • To take day-to-day responsibility for the provision of the Trusts financial systems and management of those systems
  • Have day-to-day responsibility for the financial management and control environment surrounding the capital program
  • To drive the Trusts delivery of the financial aspects of the assurance framework

To ensure the Trusts accounts are reported free from material misstatement as a result of error or fraud and that the Trust receives an unqualified audit opinion on its annual report and accounts.

About us

This is an exciting time for PAHT. Over the next five years we are on a transformation journey, leading us to ourbrand new hospital. Our people demonstrate energy and commitment towards improving the care and experiences provided to our patients and the drive to be an outstanding organisation.

Its never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To review the full job specification and for further details, please refer to the attached Job Description, which can be downloaded from the advert.

Person Specification



  • Meets essential criteria


  • Meets desirable criteria

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Alexandra Hospital


CM20 1QX

Employer's website

https://www.pah.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Jamie Coates


Date posted

21 June 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 8c


£63,751 to £73,664 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

The Princess Alexandra Hospital


CM20 1QX

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