Senior Finance Manager Hospital Care
Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (857)
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The base for this role is to be confirmed and will be located at one of the HNY ICB offices bases.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CCAB qualified accountant to undertake the role of Senior Finance Manager to work across both the North Yorkshire & York place finance teams. We are seeking a motivated finance professional who adopts a proactive approach to be a key part of the management accounting team. The post holder will be required to work in a fully integrated way with the commissioning leads and various portfolio holders within the ICB. Reporting directly to the Joint Head of Finance this post will manage a team of Assistant Finance Managers to ensure the provision of high-quality financial management and financial reporting information. This is a senior finance role within the team, and we are looking for a suitably experienced individual who will continuously look for improvements we can make as a team. The successful individual will also actively contribute to the development and sharing of knowledge within the finance team across the North Yorkshire and York sub-system and wider ICB. The role for the right candidate will offer the opportunity to thrive and develop within a supportive finance team.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be a creative and innovative individual who will provide high level specialist knowledge in their respective area and have the ability to act independently and autonomously within broad professional policies. You will be expected to make decisions independently and without reference to others where appropriate.
You will frequently be the first point of contact for queries and advice relating to the budgets of the portfolio areas you support. You will develop a strong relationship with your commissioning leads and have the ability to offer advice and challenge assumptions, identify risk and mitigations.
The successful candidate will ensure robust financial management through the monthly close down process and provide timely financial information and financial forecasts to support internal and external reporting, dealing with highly complex and at times, contentious issues. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships and work as part of an integrated team are essential.
You will be required to represent both North Yorkshire and York places and lead on the Acute and Mental Health portfolios across the ICB.
The post holder will have management responsibility of staff who support their areas of responsibility.
The ICB welcomes all applicants, however, we must remind applicants that we currently do not hold a Tier 2 sponsorship license (now called Skilled Worker visa sponsorship). Can we politely ask this is considered before applying for this position.
NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) is responsible for planning and arranging the provision of NHS services to meet the diverse health needs of a population of 1.7 million people. Our area reaches over 1,500 square miles and includes the cities of Hull and York and the large rural areas across East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire. The ICB is part of the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, one of 42 Integrated Care Systems (ICS) across England to meet health and care needs, coordinate services and plan in a way that improves population health and reduces inequality between groups. The Health and Care Partnership comprises of NHS organisations, local councils, health and care providers and voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations.
The Joint Senior Finance Manager (Hospital Care) will be a key part of the North Yorkshire and York place management accounting and contracting team but will have a specific lead role in working in a fully integrated way with the North Yorkshire and York Place commissioning leads and various portfolio holders within the ICB.
Hospital Care covers Acute Services in both the NHS and Independent Sector, along with Mental Health Services, including monitoring of the Mental Health Investment Standard (MHIS).
North Yorkshire and York places are the portfolio leads for Acute and Mental Health services across the ICB, this post will therefore support the ICB 'Do It Once' agenda for these areas.
They will be responsible for ensuring the management accounting function supports commissioning budget holders in budget planning and management, monthly forecasting and scrutiny of variances to plans, together with budget holders on a monthly basis to ensure that risks to the Place & ICB are minimised. They will work with budget holders to ensure budgets are not exceeded and support the budget holders to take early action to resolve.
The post holder will be responsible for supporting senior budget holders in the delivery of allocated elements of the Place savings/QEP program, by providing financial challenge as well as assisting in developing robust financial deliverables resulting from the QEPP program.
The post holder will be a creative and innovative individual who will provide high level specialist knowledge and have the ability to act independently and autonomously within broad professional policies. They will be expected to make decisions independently and without reference to others where appropriate.
The post holder will play a key role in promoting and maintaining effective financial management and financial governance through the design and review of appropriate financial systems and control.
The management of Hospital Care will be the main focus of the post holder's portfolio which will also include a range of other budgets as agreed with the Joint Head of Finance (Strategy & Reporting). The postholder is expected to be adaptable and flexible in terms of supporting budget holders across Place depending on agreed Place priorities.
Skills and Competencies
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).