Chief Finance Officer
NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
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The Chief Finance Officer will work within the three Integrated Care Systems in North East London, Mid and South Essex and Kent, as well as the collaboratives of which NELFT is part, to secure financial sustainability and create value through partnership working and influencing. The CFO will support the development and delivery of the Trust Strategy and will be responsible for developing the financial strategy for the Trust to support the Board in achieving these aims. The CFO will have direct responsibility for the finance, procurement and digital informatics and performance teams and will ensure that they support the overarching aims and objectives of NELFT.
We deliver our services with pride in an area with significant social and economic deprivation, and we work hard to address those factors that have historically adversely impacted those we serve. To achieve this goal, our CFO will need to continuously strive to improve the wellbeing of our staff, and create an organisation where people want to work, feel valued, included and empowered.
Main duties of the job
We are seeking an experienced director with significant experience of successfully leading a finance function in a complex, multi-site healthcare delivery organisation. You will have experience of successful partnership working with commercial organisations and in-depth understanding of investment and strategic options appraisal. You will live our values and be authentic, collaborative, emotionally intelligent and have a passion for social justice. You will have experience of working effectively with all staff groups including clinicians, and have a track record that demonstrates major achievement through innovation and strong, sensitive leadership.
Starting with NELFT
NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop-in sessions focusing on engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.
This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).
Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information about this role and working at North East London NHS Foundation Trust. We encourage you to refer closely to this when completing your application.
How to apply
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