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Management Accountant

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa inc
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Band 5 - Management Accountant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the finance team at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The Management Accountant is a key member of the Financial Management team. They will support the Finance Business Partner to one of our Clinical Divisions, by ensuring that financial reporting systems and processes are efficient and effective, so that high-quality reports are provided in a timely way. They will also provide accurate and timely financial information to managers, undertake complex financial analyses and investigate complex queries.

The role requires good management accounting experience, a flexible attitude and the ability to produce high quality work within tight deadlines. Preferably you will also have made progress towards a CCAB qualification.

The finance team is based at the Mount Vernon Hospital site and there is some flexibility to work from home.

Main duties of the job

To support the Financial management team in the delivery of the day to day operation of the budgetary control cycle for a Clinical Division, providing a high quality of service for all issues relating to management accounting. Main duties of the job:

1. In conjunction with the Divisional Finance Manager, provide accurate and timely financial information to non-financial managers, incorporating both financial and non-financial data. Responsible for producing draft budget statements for review by Finance Business Partner.

2. To maintain and update information in the finance systems, including the calculation of accruals and prepayments, actioning interfaces from other systems such as payroll and stores and the calculation of recharge and reallocation journals.

3. Investigate complex financial queries arising both from external departments and internally. Use appropriate analytical techniques, business knowledge and experience to identify errors or other possible causes. Undertake corrective action, or advise managers of findings as appropriate.

4. To ensure work is completed in a timely manner in accordance with Trust timetables

About us

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services, including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinics, and maternity services. The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery, delivered at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit, and outpatient clinics.

The safety and well-being of our patients and staff is paramount and we are making urgent improvements to address this - particularly in infection prevention and control. We are making progress by working in partnership with local GPs, charities, community services, academic partners, our local authority, neighbouring hospitals, and the wider North West London Integrated care system, and ensuring that we listen and work in partnership with our local population. We are focused on ensuring that our hospitals provide high quality, safe, and compassionate care, while we drive forward with the building of the new Hillingdon Hospital.

We have over 3,500 members of staff that are proud to care for nearly half a million people, with a vision to be an outstanding provider of healthcare through leading health and academic partnerships, transforming services, to provide the best care where needed.

Job description

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Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and main responsibilities.

Person Specification

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