Job Title -Senior Finance & Performance Analyst
Hours per week: 37.50
Salary-�35,392- 42,618 Per Annum
Closing Date: 26th September 2023
Interview Date: WC 9th October
The Senior Finance Analyst is an integral part of the Financial Management team and will support in the provision of an effective and efficient Financial Management function across the Trust, which ensures the delivery of high quality patient centred services within the resources available. The role will act as a key operational link between the Operational teams and Finance, with responsibility for communicating with these key stakeholders and providing a timely and accurate service to them. This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly. **Please note- Previous applicants should not apply**
All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas. great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day. #JoinTeamEliot Main duties of the job
Support the collation and completion of the financial elements of the annual planning process.
Support the production of all monthly and quarterly reporting internally / externally, ensuring that all reporting timetables and deadlines are met.
Working with the Directorates, supporting the Finance Business Partner in providing financial information and advice on all aspects of finance related business.
To take responsibility for all aspects of budgetary management within the relevant CBU, including monthly monitoring of performance.
To provide the Finance Business Partner with the information necessary to support the monthly reporting cycle and assurance that all relevant financial risks have been accounted for.
To work on the CBU's Cost Productivity Improvement Programme (CPIP)
To prepare the month-end financial positions for CBUs in readiness for the Finance Business Partner review.
To support the collation of CBU forecast positions on a monthly basis, working closely with the budget holders.
To support the CBUs annual budget setting exercise preparing appropriate key performance indicators, identifying activity, workforce and expenditure trends, cost pressures and CPIPs.
Supervisory management of the Finance Analyst and Finance Assistant including supporting appropriate personal development plans.
To carry out all of the above duties in line with standing financial instructions and standing orders of the Trust,About us
Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care'
takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are: E
ffective Open Communication
cellence and safety in everything we do C
hallenge but support E
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ocal health that inspires confidence Benefits:
On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Support the collation and completion of the financial elements of the annual planning process.Support the production of all monthly and quarterly reporting internally / externally, ensuring thatall reporting timetables and deadlines are met and that key finance and non-finance staff are clear of their deadlines and responsibilities.Support development of internal financial reporting in line with the Trusts strategic vision for reporting maintaining a standardised, efficient and integrated financial reporting system that incorporates information on Performance, Human Resources and Workforce, OperationalPerformance, Quality Indicators, Activity & Income and Expenditure and Efficiencies.To be aware of benchmarking opportunities across NHS networks and to assist the Finance Business Partner in developing plans for implementing best practice and new methods/models for improvement of financial management information and improving information to the Directorates.Working with the CBU senior management team, supporting the Finance Business Partner inproviding financial information and advice on all aspects of finance related business, including but not limited to budgetary management, capital investment, business case developments and efficiency savings programmes.To take responsibility for all aspects of budgetary management within the relevant CBU, including monthly monitoring of performance. This will include ensuring the financial position and reports present an accurate and robust cleansed data on a monthly basis. You will work with themanagers to interpret financial information and variances from plan and offer guidance & advice so that potential financial problems can be identified early enough for effective corrective action to be taken.
See job description for full details -Person SpecificationQualification(s) and Professional TrainingEssential
- AAT qualified or actively studying for a CCAB (or equivalent) qualification.
Experience and KnowledgeEssential
- Qualified or passed finalist CCAB (or equivalent) i.e. CIMA, ACCA, CiPFA
- Previous experience of working with senior clinicians (or equivalent).
- Evidence of experience of financial management accounts in the NHS, other public sector or large commercial organisation.
- Experience of supporting the annual financial planning and budget setting process.
- Experience of analysing and using non-financial as well as financial information in business planning, reporting and decision making.
- Experience of delivering or supporting specific improvement in CBU finance performance.
Skills and AbilitiesEssential
- Acute Sector experience.
- Experience of procurement.
- Experience of analysing and using non-financial information in business planning, reporting and decision making.
- Financial reporting experience in the NHS, other public sector or large commercial organisation.
- Experience of staff management.
- Understanding of NHS planning and reporting processes.
- Able to create and develop spreadsheets.
- Able to apply appropriate costing methodologies in accordance with best practice.
- Ability to contribute to the understanding of financial information of CBUs and the Trust.
- Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
- Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
- Ability to develop innovative problem-solving approaches and to work to demanding timescales.
- Detailed knowledge of General Ledger systems and reporting tools. Able to handle large quantities of data and evaluate complex financial problems.
- Good report writing skills.
- Professional and personal credibility and integrity.
- Team player.
- Able both to lead and to support others to achieve objectives.
- Calm and resolute under pressure.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Effective Open Communication
- Excellence and safety in all that we do
- Challenge but support
- Expect respect and dignity
- Local healthcare that inspires confidence
George Eliot Hospital NHS TrustAddress
George Eliot NHS Trust
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