Commercial Finance Manager

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Manor Hospital - Bedford ; Runnymede Hospital - Chertsey; Saxon Clinic - Milton Keynes
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Circle Health Group are Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their team of staff in the Finance department, covering 3 sites across Northampton, Bedford and Milton Keynes.

This is a Full Time role for 37.5 hours a week. 

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Five years plus experience in senior finance role
  • Experience of multi-site or otherwise distributed working environments, with local profit and loss responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience in managing change successfully within the finance function
  • Strong technology skills, including computerised financial systems and Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly appraise complex situations and to identify key issues
  • Formal finance qualification


Duties of this role include:

  • The purpose of the Commercial Finance Manager is to provide finance support and expertise for hospital Senior Management Teams, driving a clear understanding of the operational and financial performance of the hospital (KPIs, trends, revenue, costs and EBITDAR), ensuring that BMI’s financial control policies (including approval and authority limits) are followed where relevant, that a disciplined and consistent approach is taken to the management of costs and within-hospital working capital and that all business development and capital proposals are accompanied by a rigorous and commercially astute financial appraisal.  The Commercial Finance Manager also is responsible for hospital financial planning and monitoring.
  • As the centre of excellence for finance process and analysis, the Commercial Finance Manager is to act as a leader of expertise and acumen amongst the hospital Senior Management Team and Heads of Department, providing guidance and ad hoc training on financial matters and the use of financial tools within hospitals.  The Commercial Finance Manager forms part of the senior operational team within the hospital, closely involved in commercial decision-making and major projects to ensure astute financial approach and control.
  • The Commercial Finance Manager is also to act as a leader in quality and consistency of financial process and analysis within hospitals, including accuracy of the use of charts of accounts and department / cost centre structures within hospitals, and an influencer of high quality process and attention to detail across the entire hospital, including patient administration.

Salary & Benefits:

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 30 days
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development; free courses and industry recognised qualifications
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • NHS Blue Light Discount Card
  • Plus much more

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications. Please click here for more exciting opportunities within the Circle Health Group.