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Senior Management Accountant - CAMHS service

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Management Accountant to join our Management Accounting team here at Southern Health NHS FT. We are looking for a dedicated and highly motivated individual to join our finance team in providing a high level of support to our new CAHMS clinical service area.

The Management Accounting Team is responsible for delivering accurate and easy to understand financial information and providing high quality financial advice, working alongside the Divisions to make the best decisions for the Trust.

Working closely with both finance and clinical/operational teams, this role will provide you with an opportunity to be part of a forward looking and innovative finance team that provides comprehensive advice and support.

The role involves ensuring both our expenditure and income are accurately apportioned and recorded, providing financial support (face to face and online) to budget managers to ensure achievement of planned performance, supporting the budget setting cycle and identifying, analysing & investigating complex financial queries and discrepancies.

The post holder will need to have excellent communication skills to assist them in dealing with a wide range of people and an interest in investigating and solving problems using a range of information sources and systems.

Whilst experience of supporting a Clinical function is desirable, this role is suitable for any candidate with a good understanding and experience of financial management

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required:To provide a comprehensive, professional management accounting service within the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.To assist the Finance directorate in the overall reconciliation of the Trusts income and expenditure position, and the production of the Trusts finance and performance reports.To assist the Finance directorate in the overall Trust financial planning process including completion of the NHSE Annual Plan template in relation to Income and Expenditure.While the role may be allocated to a specific division, the Trust will continue to review its reporting structure. Changes to reporting lines may be required in the normal course of business.Any post holder must be aware of the changing nature of the organisation and therefore, be flexible about any potential impact

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Part qualified or actively studying for a CCAB qualification (with evidence of recent passes)
  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths & English A - C



  • Demonstrable Management Accounting experience working in a medium to large organisation.
  • Experience of delivering a professional financial service to budget managers.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Tatchbury Mount




SO40 2RZ

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