Management Accountant

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Newcastle upon Tyne
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Management Accountant - Financial Management Team

Salary: Agenda for Change Band 5

Job Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours flexible working is available.

Location Base: NEAS HQ @ Newburn, predominantly working from home/agile

Come and join the team!!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Management Accountant to come and join our restructured and ambitious Financial Management Team.

As a team we believe in providing an excellent service to our fantastic colleagues on the frontline, in support services and to the patients of the North East, with a focus on continuous improvement.

You will join a supportive team and receive full training on all aspects of the role.

As part of providing an excellent financial management service to the organisation the successful candidate will support in the preparation and monitoring of monthly management accounts and provide high quality reports and advice to budget holders.

At interview you will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and possess a strong willingness to learn. Training will be provided on the finance systems used.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact Andrea Thompson (Head of Financial Reporting and Planning) via email ( or phone (07717751956).

Unsuccessful applicants in the last 6 months need not apply.

Main duties of the job

To assist the Financial Performance Manager in providing an effective financial management service to the Trust, including the preparation and monitoring of annual revenue budgets in line with approved Trust Business Plan.

To provide financial information and data that assists in the production of regular monthly and quarterly finance reports to the Trust Board and NHS Improvement.

Essential skills for the role are therefore in the areas of financial management, IT, and communication. The successful candidate must either be AAT qualified or alternatively demonstrable relevant knowledge and expertise in a financial management role or be studying towards a professional CCAB-approved accountancy qualification.

About us

We employ 3,500 staff in 63 locations and serve a population of 2,600,000 in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham, and Tees over 3230 square miles.

Many people think the job of the ambulance service is to collect patients and take them to hospital, but we do much more!

Paramedic skills have developed hugely in recent years, meaning we carry out more treatment at the scene and en-route to hospital.

We have a dedicated clinical assessment service that allows us to provide patients with the most appropriate care from the beginning of the patient journey.

We have a specialised branch of the Trust called HART which deal with explosions or terrorist attacks.

Ultimately patients are the heart of everything that we do to support our mission of \safe, effective and responsive care for all.

We value and respect the diversity employees bring to our workplace. We recruit a workforce that reflects the community we serve, and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. To ensure we deliver on our aims in relation to diversity and inclusion we assess ourselves against a range of frameworks. We are ENEI Gold employer, Disability Confident Leader, Dyslexia Smart Award employer, Dementia Friendly, and part of Mind Blue Light programme and the Race at Work Charter from the Princes Responsible Business Network and are achieving across all objectives in NHS Equality Delivery System.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and other documents for further information on the duties of the role and the organisation; this will aid you in completion of your application.

Person Specification



  • AAT qualified or demonstrable knowledge, experience, and expertise in a financial management role or studying towards a professional CCAB-approved Finance qualification


  • CCAB-approved Finance qualification.



  • Extensive experience of budgeting systems and forecasting gained within a large, complex financial environment.


  • Day to day supervision of staff, including performance reviews.

Personal Attributes


  • Have the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team, as required.

Key Skills


  • Possess excellent analytical skills to enable detailed interpretation of financial and statistical data.
  • Extensive knowledge of computerised financial accounting systems is essential, as is a proficiency in the use of spread sheets, together with a good understanding of Microsoft Access database software.


  • Working knowledge of Oracle and Discoverer.

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

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust


Ambulance HQ, Bernicia House

Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 8NY

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

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