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Head of Income

Head of Income

Band 8a Fixed Term Contract - up to £57,400

Greater Manchester

Cobalt PS are working with a Trust based in Greater Manchester to recruit a candidate who has extensive experience with NHS Finance who will be supporting the Associate Director of Finance in providing a comprehensive financial management and support service in all aspects of income management for the Trust; providing advice to the Senior Finance Team and divisional management teams when required.

The ideal candidate will have and have worked previously within a Trust at this Band 8a level in a similar role and be available to undertake a 12 month fixed term contract

Job Summary

  • A key element of the role is to ensure income is priced, invoiced, reported and forecasted accurately in accordance with National guidance (National Payment system e.g.), plus local contracts policies and guidance.

  • Key to the role is maximising the contracted clinical income of the Trust by accurately reporting the Trust Income position on a monthly basis, plus thorough assessment and identification of opportunities and income risk (e.g. counting & recording issues; CQUIN; contract KPIs).

  • Contributing to the Trust's annual financial planning process whilst adhering to corporate standards and timetables.

  • The post holder will deputise for the Associate Director of Finance when appropriate.

  • The post holder will support the monthly and year-end production of local/national performance returns and statutory accounts.

  • A key part of the role will be discussing complex issues with external commissioners, auditors and Trust staff at all levels.

Cobalt PS exists to connect the best public sector talent with public sector organisations including NHS contracting authorities, local government, and universities, as well as other not-for-profit organisations.

Alternatively, if you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, we do offer a referral scheme for successful candidates.

If this role isn't the right for you, we have a wide range of specific roles within the HR, Finance, and accounting sector.

Please get in touch with Eden Kendall ekendall@cobaltrecruitment.com 02074782525