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Assistant Business Partner - Capital

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support the capital function within the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

The Post holder will provide a full range of financial accounting and financial management services for capital investments, helping to ensure our fleet, medical equipment and digital infrastructure are fit for purpose to support operations and patient care.

This role requires excellent administrative and organisational skills, proficiency in a range of IT applications, and a keen eye for detail.

The successful candidate will play a key role as part of the finance team enjoy working to shared deadlines within a supportive team environment and will be fully supported in the role and in developing their career.

Main duties of the job

With support from the Business Partner - Capital, the post holder will take a role in managing the Capital Accounting function. This will include,
  • Producing the Capital elements of the statutory accounts,
  • Maintaining the Trust's asset register.
  • Providing support on investment plans.
  • The position will also include the oversight of leases in line with IFRS16.

The Assistant Business Partner - Capital will work with a range of managers, including some outside the finance function. The role will involve the preparation and presentation of information to working groups and committees and ensuring that capital plans are set within budget. The role is supported by the Business Finance Assistant- Capital.

Against this backdrop, the duties and responsibilities of this position fall into three main categories:
  • Deputising - Supporting the Strategic Business Partner Capital.
  • Leadership & Development - Managing the Finance Assistant - Capital, and developing staff as required in technical understanding.
  • Delivery - Supporting the Capital and Lease finance agenda within the Trust.

About us

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust geographically covers nearly 6,000 square miles of varied terrain, from isolated moors and dales to urban areas, coastline and inner cities.We serve a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber and strive to ensure that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they live.We employ more than 7,100 staff, who together with over 1,300 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service.Our ambition is to be an employer of choice, and we are continuously working across our partnership to improve our collective offer to staff in areas like health and wellbeing, benefits and flexible working incl. hybrid working.Benefits:o Flexible working including part-time hours, job shares and flexible hours, agile working (role dependant)o 27 days annual leave, increasing to 33 with service.o Contributory Pension.o NHS Discounts including shops, restaurants, gyms etc.o Car lease and other salary sacrifice schemes.o Dedicated employee assistance and counselling service.o Opportunities for research participation, career progression and ongoing development.o Well respected, committed and supported staff networks for our workforce.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full description of the role including role responsibilities and person specification please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Has expertise of Capital Accounting in the NHS
  • CCAB qualified accountant



  • Experience of working in an NHS finance function, ideally within a Trust


  • Experience of Capital accounting and Capital asset management



  • Demonstrates computer literacy skills, in relation to relevant software systems and data bases

Employer details

Employer name

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust


Predominantly remote working with one day per week office based

Brindley Way



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