Divisional Business Advisor

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Divisional Business Advisor

Band 8b

Job summary

We have two great opportunities to play a key role in the Trust’s finance department, working closely with the Financial Accounts team to test and develop new financial systems. You will be responsible for producing monthly accounts and forecasts, as well as the delivery of financial targets in your position as a member of the Divisional Senior Management Team.


Main duties of the job

We are looking for skilled and effective communicators with excellent technical skills capable of articulating complex concepts across multi-disciplinary boundaries to support budget holders across the trust in analysis, maintenance and reporting. The successful postholders will have experience in budget setting, monitoring, capital asset planning and management. In return, they will be given the support to grow personally, and to ensure the Trust continues to develop a leading finance function.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands, we recognise the importance of diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We want everyone to feel welcomed, respected, and accepted for who they are. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and welcome applications from underrepresented groups. In recruiting to our Trust, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all and we believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve.


About us

The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest in the country, serving a population of 3 million people across the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent area. We are privileged to host highly-regarded care and teaching facilities. With a workforce of over 11,000 and 1,450 inpatient beds we offer emergency and planned care, acting as a Major Trauma Centre for North Midlands and North Wales. Our state-of-the-art facilities (funded in-part by our large charity arm) allow us to achieve our mission, to provide patients with the highest standards of care and to be a world class centre of learning, work and research.


Person Specification

Professional qualifications


  • Professional Accountancy qualification (CCAB)

Previous work experience


  • Relevant finance experience (ideally within FM/planning/strategy)
  • Staff management experience

Softer skills


  • Quality of application and relevance of supporting information to JD, PS and trust


If you would like a further discussion on the role, in the first instance please contact our executive search partner Finn McNulty at Hunter Healthcare on fmcnulty@hunter-healthcare.com or 07966 006091

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Date Event
23rd October 2022 Job Closes