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Assistant Capital Accountant

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The post holder will provide support to the Fixed Assets Manager and Capital Reporting Accountant in respect of all financial accounting aspects of the Trusts capital projects.

The post holder will assist in maintaining the Fixed Assets Management (FAM) system, providing timely and relevant information to the Capital Reporting Accountant and the Lead Project Accountant (Capital).

The post holder will lead on the annual physical verification exercise of all non-current assets.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly and work across campus and at offsite locations as required.

Main duties of the job

To assist the Fixed Assets Manager and Capital Reporting Accountant in maintaining the Fixed Assets Management (FAM) system.

To assist the Fixed Assets manager in maintaining records and accounts relating to capital acquisitions and disposals.

To lead on the annual physical verification of all equipment, furniture and fittings and vehicles on the Fixed Assets Management (FAM) system, visiting sites and liaising with site managers.

Maintain a financial coding structure in respect of capital expenditure to enable efficient production of monthly scheme reporting and annual account information.

Produce the schedule of capital commitments against capital schemes and reporting variances.

Support the Capital Reporting Accountant and Lead Project Accountant in the drawing up of the annual capital programme and having a robust understanding of the internally generated programme and external funding routes.

To prepare nominated control accounts on a monthly basis, as required, preparing journals to correct as appropriate. This will include investigating items on the finance ledger and liaison with other finance colleagues.

The post-holder is required to translate complex numerical data and technical concepts in a meaningful way to non-finance staff as well as deal with ad-hoc queries.

About us

Our values are: Caring and helpful Safe and Vigilant for our patients and colleagues Being Clinically Excellent and driving innovation to meet the needs of our patients Using our Resources wisely whilst Providing Quality products, services and experiences for staff and patients

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country. With over 18,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We have a budget of over �1billion, 90 wards and 1,700 beds across three main sites: QMC, City Hospital and Ropewalk House. We deliver district general services to 2.5m residents of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and its surrounding communities. Our specialist services allows us to deliver care to 4.5m people from across the East Midlands and nationally for some specialist services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

To assist the Fixed Assets Manager and Capital Reporting Accountant in maintaining the Fixed Assets Management (FAM) system.

To assist the Fixed Assets manager in maintaining records and accounts relating to capital acquisitions and disposals.

To lead on the annual physical verification of all equipment, furniture and fittings and vehicles on the Fixed Assets Management (FAM) system, visiting sites and liaising with site managers.

Maintain a financial coding structure in respect of capital expenditure to enable efficient production of monthly scheme reporting and annual account information.

Produce the schedule of capital commitments against capital schemes and reporting variances.

Support the Capital Reporting Accountant and Lead Project Accountant in the drawing up of the annual capital programme and having a robust understanding of the internally generated programme and external funding routes.

To prepare nominated control accounts on a monthly basis, as required, preparing journals to correct as appropriate. This will include investigating items on the finance ledger and liaison with other finance colleagues.

The role requires the post holder to plan, organise and manage their time effectively, establishing own priorities on a day-to-day basis with minimal management supervision whilst working as part of a team.

The post holder will need to be highly numerate and demonstrate a working knowledge of computerised software packages. The post-holder is required to translate complex numerical data and technical concepts in a meaningful way to non-finance staff as well as deal with ad-hoc queries.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • AAT Member or equivalent experience at degree level
  • Desire for Continuous Professional Development


Desirable

  • Evidence of continuous professional development


Experience

Essential

  • Proven experience of working in Capital Accounting / Financial Management
  • Experience of working with Information Management and Technology including Microsoft Office and Financial Systems.


Desirable

  • Experience of Capital Accounting within the NHS.


Communication and Relationship Skills

Essential

  • Able to communicate highly complex technical data in a rigorous manner, utilising a variety of media.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Planning and organisation skills

Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure, to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
  • Able to deliver to tight deadlines with high quality outcomes


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - City Hospital

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-5293863

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