Finance Manager
South East England
£180 - £240 per day
Contact No
0203 002 8067
Expiry Date
15 Jun 2024
Job Reference
Job Posted
8 days ago

Cedar is currently recruiting for an interim Finance Manager to lead the management accounting team at an NHS Foundation Trust in the South East. The post holder will be reporting into the Chief Finance Officer and will be responsible for managing a team of staff.

Rate: £180 - £240 per day (Band 8A)

Location: South East England

Working Pattern: 2-3 days in office

Duration: 3 months


  • Proactively advise, influence, and educate on all business and financial management issues.
  • Produce accurate budgets in accordance with the Trust's financial strategies, budget setting and budget movement records.
  • Report a robust in year and forecast year end position for the division across all levels.
  • Report financial information to corporate management teams, individual budget holders and seniors in a timely manner.
  • Provide operation ownership and effective communication of variance analysis and investigation of factors causing movements.
  • Agree the necessary level of control action with managers and assign a financial recovery plan for performance rectification.
  • Collaborate with the division/corporate directorate to develop efficiency and productivity schemes and identify target areas to ensure full understanding of the impact.
  • Provide financial support to develop, instate and monitor the divisions business plans and proactively develop appropriate financial management information systems encouraging understanding of all aspects of financial performance.
  • Utilise appropriate costing methodologies to provide operational management information, business cases and statutory information requirements in accordance with best practices and Trust policies.
  • Professionally represent service line reporting/management implementation and patient level costing to the division/corporate directorate and ensure clinicians and managers are engaged with the process.
  • Attend management and executive forums and provide financial briefings to the division/corporate directorate.
  • Advise on allocation of resources and risk level in business development decisions and make suggestions for funding models.


  • Full CCAB qualification or equivalent experience.
  • 4 years of relevant financial management accountancy experience.
  • Experience working in NHS finance is essential.
  • Proficiency across Microsoft Office and complex spreadsheet and modelling tools.
  • Presentation skills for training and education and interpretation of complex data to the board / senior finance managers.
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