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Directorate Support Accountant

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
29 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Now is a great time to join the Finance Department in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join the business partnering team covering the Clinical Support Services of Radiology and Pathology.

As a Finance professional keen to make a difference, you will be an integral part of delivering the Health Board's strategy by partnering with our Clinical Support Services Care Group and providing high quality financial advice, support and direction to managers, clinical and scientific staff.

The successful candidate will need to be proactive, have a desire to learn the business of their area of responsibility and be able to develop good working relationships with, as well as providing assistance and advice to, Managers, Clinical Staff, Clinical and Executive Directors, Business Partners and other stakeholders.

Main duties of the job

Covering all aspects of financial performance to ensure effective financial management for the Service Group
  • Working with clinical and management teams to deliver value for money; service change; support production of robust business cases and develop financial plans in accordance with the Health Board's annual planning process
  • Responsibility for the setting and maintaining of budgets for the allocated Clinical Service Group within agreed budgetary approach
  • Assist the Assistant Director of Finance and Finance Manager in the continual search for improvements inefficiency, value, effectiveness and problem solving
  • Facilitate a robust control environment, providing training and support to budget holders where required

The post is permanent and full time, working 37.5 hours per week. This will follow a hybrid working model split between home and office working. The finance offices are currently located at Dewi Sant Hospital in Pontypridd and Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend. The post will service a range of meetings with colleagues, both virtual and in person. Face to face meetings with service leads could be at sites across the Health Board footprint.

The Finance department has a comprehensive staff development programme and is committed to providing support and continuing professional development opportunities to the whole Finance team.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Applications may be considered from candidates who are studying for a professional qualification and expect to be CCAB/CIMA qualified Summer 2023.

Person Specification



  • CCAB/CIMA Qualified



  • Management Accounts


  • NHS experience
  • Business Partnering experience in any industry
  • Evidence of supporting delivery of savings and efficiencies



  • Advanced Excel
  • Use of Microsoft Office packages including excel


  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial System



  • Ability to effectively communicate complex financial information
  • Effective time management and organisational skills


  • Experience of influencing multiple stakeholders
  • Experience of managing staff

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