Director of Finance & Resources
We operate a hybrid working policy which would expect this postholder to work in our London office (Smithfield EC1A) for 2 days a week. All staff attend on Tuesdays and Wednesdays but must be able to attend additional days if required.Apply Now
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Salary & Benefits: c.£110,000
Closing Date: 06/06/2022
Formal Interview Date: End of June
Are you passionate about driving life-changing improvements to healthcare?
We’re a charity dedicated to supporting improvements to healthcare and transformative research which benefits 2.5 million people in East London and beyond. We do this by funding high quality, ground-breaking research, innovative patient care projects and NHS staff wellbeing initiatives that would not otherwise be funded by the NHS or other grant funders.
We mainly award our funding to Barts Health NHS Trust (which runs St Bartholomew’s, The Royal London, Mile End, Whipps Cross and Newham Hospitals) and to the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at Queen Mary University London where there are six medical research institutes. We also support researchers at City, University of London School of Health Sciences.
We are currently seeking a dynamic and inspirational Director of Finance & Resources to provide strategic and operational leadership of Finance and IT as well as drive the use of data insights to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Reporting to the Chief Executive and as part of the Senior Management Team, you will play a critical role in implementing the strategy and shaping our culture for the next five years. We have an outstanding Finance & Audit Committee and Investment Committee who will provide support as well as strategic insight to your thinking and development. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time as we work towards rolling out our ambitious new five-year organisational strategy (2022-2027) that aims to continue our £30 million per year funding programme, and celebrate 900 years of St Bartholomew’s Hospital with our most ambitious fundraising campaign to date.
We wish to encourage applications from senior professional leaders from a variety of backgrounds. You will be a multi-disciplinary finance expert and bring senior leadership experience as well as a track record of managing significant budgets with diverse income streams and expenditure. You will have experience of the design, delivery and optimization of IT and data systems. You will be able to evidence a track record of leading organisational development of a finance/IT function as well as successfully delivering improved efficiency and effectiveness in a growing organisation. You will demonstrate good stakeholder management skills and an ability to work effectively with Boards. You must be a member of a recognised professional accountancy body. You will have an entrepreneurial or commercial attitude, exceptional attentional to detail and strong communication skills. Perhaps most importantly, you will share our passion for funding healthcare and research that changes lives.
We operate a hybrid working policy which would expect this postholder to work in our London office (Smithfield EC1A) for 2 days a week. All staff attend on Tuesdays and Wednesdays but must be able to attend additional days if required. Salary is c.£110k.
The population of East London is one of the most diverse in the UK which is reflected in the staffs of both Barts Health and the Medical School. We at Barts Charity recognise a need for our staff and senior volunteers to be more representative of the organisations which we fund, and the people whose healthcare we are looking to improve. We welcome applications from people from all identities and backgrounds and we particularly want to encourage people from under-represented groups to apply to work with us.
We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make reasonable adjustments during the application process, please let us know when you apply.
To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification quoting reference 5828. The deadline for applications is 9am Monday 6 June 2022.
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