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Assistant Finance Manager

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We arelooking for an enthusiastic individual to join its dynamic Financial Management team. The successful applicant will have the responsibility for providing guidance and support, accurate financial information, and developing strong financial governance controls within their allocated CSU.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated finance professional to join the Finance team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking for a dedicated, experienced and innovative self-starter who can demonstrate the drive and commitment needed to support the ongoing delivery of excellent services provided by the Trust. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a comprehensive business service, ensuring effective delivery of financial performance.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work to multiple deadlines, objectives and targets having an excellent track record of meeting deadlines and delivering objectives in a timely manner. The role will involve producing routine financial monitoring information, providing support and advice to budget holders whilst acting as a link support person aligned to a specified division. Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus are essential.

The post-holder will also have strong analytical skills and be able to effectively communicate complex financial issues to financial and non-financial people both internal and external to the Trust.

Main duties of the job

The role offers significant opportunities for personal development as many aspects of the job involve building relationships and developing a deep understanding of the business of a range of complex services. The department also aims to develop individuals through active involvement in Future Focused Finance and HFMA programmes.

Since the start of the pandemic the department has operated a popular hybrid working system with staff working flexibly both from home and in the office when necessary.

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:

The successful candidate will need at least 2 A Levels (or equivalent) and will have previously worked within a finance office environment. Relevant work experience within NHS finances would be an advantage but not a necessity. The successful candidate will also need to be computer literate, especially in the use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. They will also need to possess strong analytical skills, communication skills and be able to work to demanding deadlines.

Informal Enquiries to: Anjum Rajput, Finance Manager or Ikram Sarwar, Deputy Finance Manager on 01274 27 4403. Alternatively email or

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 19.06.23 (This date may change dependent on the response)

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working within a Finance role.


  • Experience in NHS financial management environment
  • Experience of contributing to preparation and submission of research funding applications



  • High level numeracy skills, competent in processing and interpreting figures
  • Highly competent in computers and associate software packages, particularly in the use of financial ledgers & Word. Excellent working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Working to tight deadlines and managing conflicting priorities.
  • Multi-disciplinary team working skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written having the ability to dissect and analyse information and present these in a number of different mediums


  • Ability to use other windows packages such as Word, Power-point and Access



  • Knowledge of financial aspects of NHS legislation
  • Understanding and good working knowledge of financial software packages, particularly the General Ledger


  • Knowledge of financial aspects of Research & Development within an NHS setting
  • Understanding and good working knowledge of Oracle financial software package



  • With at least 2 years financial experience, resulting in specialist knowledge and detailed understanding of management accounting, operation of financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • 2 A'levels. 5 GCSE's including Maths and English or equivalent.


  • CCAB part qualified (Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies). OR AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Qualified and equivalent experience (to the above) demonstrated by a level of skills/knowledge evidenced by previous experience/projects.
  • Minimum 2.2 Degree or equivalent
  • Relevant Accountancy Degree
  • Advanced ECDL or equivalent IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust



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