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Divisional Accountant

Job Description

​We are working with an NHS organisation based in London who are seeking to appoint an Interim Divisional Accountant to act as Junior Business Partner to the Divisions, providing numbers and expert advice.

The role will be for 3 months initially and will be at NHS Band 8a and renumerated under the NHS Agency capped rates.

This is a hybrid role and the appointed candidate must be able to be on site two to three days per week to receive training and effectively support client departments.

Job Summary:

The appointment candidate will work closely with the Core Team to produce monthly management accounts which have integrity and support Divisions individually, and consequently the Trust as a whole, in achieving their financial objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support Divisions with the preparation of annual budgets;

  • Produce ongoing advice to budget holders on managing and understanding their expenditure variances;

  • Ensure compliance with Trust and NHS policies and procedures;

  • Provide financial input into business plans, investment proposals and options appraisals;

  • Propose and design modifications to financial processes to suit changes in business patterns and organisational structures;

  • Ensure by persuasion, negotiation and effective process management that corrective actions agreed by Divisions and individuals are delivered within the agreed timescales;

  • Provide training in financial management to non-financial managers​.

The ideal candidate will be / have:

  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified Accountant with at least 2 years’ experience working in an Acute Trust;

  • Proven track record of strong involvement in delivering excellence in financial reporting in a healthcare organisation;

  • Successful track record of working in high performing multi-disciplinary teams delivering challenging targets and achieving results.

If you are interested in the role, please email Neil Fineberg with a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.