National Finance Academy

Your ‘one-stop-shop’ to access inclusive and comprehensive training & development opportunities.

The National Finance Academy aims to ensure there is an inclusive, comprehensive, and structured training and development offering for all finance staff in England. The Academy is your ‘one stop shop’ to access opportunities from all delivery partners, helping to reduce duplication or confusion of offerings. Its aim is to ensure that you are nurtured and valued in your roles, access inclusive cultures with great support, and have opportunities made available to help you to realise your potential.

National Finance Curriculum

The National Finance Curriculum is a resource that supports your training & development at each stage of your career.

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Training and Development

Access a suite of development programmes for all bands

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Equality, diversity, and inclusion resources

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The Sponsorship Programme

Career sponsorship for high-performing finance staff from under-represented groups.

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Regional Finance Academies

The 7 Regional Academies will bring together all partner organisations who will collaborate to ensure that all areas of the National Finance Curriculum are delivered based on a local training needs analysis.

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National Finance Leaders Talent Pool

Aimed at deputy finance directors who are ready now, or in the very near future, to become Finance Directors or Chief Finance Officers in the NHS.

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Parental Leave: guidance for line managers

Guidance and resources to help line managers support staff members on parental leave.

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First time in-post CFO Programme

A development programme and network that supports new in-post board level CFOs during their first year in-post.

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