Healthcare Financial Management Association

Head of Strategic Finance

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
North West, United Kingdom
14 days ago


We are looking to recruit a Head of Strategic Finance to lead on the financial delivery of the Trust’s strategic projects, working closely with operational managers and the Transformation team.

The Head of Strategic Finance is responsible for leading the modelling of the long-term financial plans of the Trust including commercial opportunities and projects and strategically managing them.

The successful postholder will also lead on commissioning and contracts ensuring that the Trust secures sufficient income; and will oversee the work of the Costing and Service Line Reporting Accountant and the Overseas Visitors Manager. He/she will be responsible for staff development and performance and for ensuring that the department continues to deliver high quality services that meet the needs of the organisation.

The postholder will need to be credible, articulate and comfortable working with all levels up to and including members of the executive team. He or she will need to provide expert support and advice, but also provide challenge when appropriate.

Applicants must be CCAB/CIMA qualified and have a degree level education or equivalent experience, along with and significant post-qualification experience, preferably but not essentially gained in an NHS environment.

You will need to have a significant track record of delivering at a senior level in fast paced environment.

Working closely with operational managers and the Transformation team, to provide financial information to support local delivery plans, taking into account the wider context of the Integrated Care System.

Support the Deputy CFO and CFO in negotiating contracts for clinical income with commissioners and the ICS.

Work with the Costing and SLR Accountant to ensure the National Cost Collection exercise, Patient Level Costing and Service Line Reporting are effectively rolled out.Oversee the work of the Overseas Visitors manager.

Evaluating the financial impact of the strategic changes in the short, medium and long term.

Producing financial options to underpin the clinical and operational opportunities, producing sensitivity analysis and highlighting risks

The Finance team are Level 2 accredited with Future Focused Finance and are working towards a Level 3 application. The postholder will be required to play an active part in the development of the wider finance function, embedding skills development in everything that we do.

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 8,000 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns and perform 1,000 IVF cycles. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research and innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving its services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we also have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58659675
  • Location:
    North West, United Kingdom
  • Position Title: Head of Strategic Finance
  • Company Name: Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
  • Job Function: Head of Finance
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