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Management Accountant

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for the position of Management Accountant based at Hermitage Court Maidstone (5 minutes walk to Maidstone Hospital). Ideally applicants should be partly qualified and studying towards a recognised accounting qualification.

Applications for part time (minimum 30 hours per week) to full time (37.5 hours per week) will be welcomed.

You would be expected to have experience working within the Finance function ideally within an Acute Trust environment and possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels.

Please note the finance department work a hybrid working pattern which will therefore require 2 days in the office with the reminder working from home.

Main duties of the job

You should be enthusiastic and be able to work with little supervision to tight deadlines, have extensive experience using a computerised ledger system and an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Please note applicants who have been unsuccessful within the last three months need not apply.

About us

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 760,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.

We employ more than 7,000 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

Interview Date: TBC

Person Specification



  • Qualified AAT or CCAB part qualified or relevant appropriate experience of NHS finance within acute Trust or similar environment.
  • Experience working within the Finance function


  • Actively pursue own training requirements
  • Experience working within financial management of an acute Trust

Experience and Knowledge


  • Experience of Financial ledger system
  • Requires excellent IT skills - in depth knowledge of Word, Excel spreadsheets and Access databases



  • To be able work independently when required.
  • To be able to communicate complex and sensitive information both verbally and in writing
  • Develop working relations and be able to use interpersonal skills to be able to persuade, motivate and negotiate

Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust


Hermitage Court

Hermitage Lane


ME16 9NT

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