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Assistant Finance Manager

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Financial Management function at UHCW NHS Trust. The successful applicant will be expected to provide comprehensive financial advice to Service and Speciality managers to enable the achievement of financial balance and contribute to the business planning process and service developments.

The post-holder will be part of a team directly involved in the maintenance of the general ledger and budgetary control system and ensuring compliance with all finance policies and procedures [including the Trust's Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs).

Please be advised that interviews are scheduled to take place on 17th May 2024.

Main duties of the job

  • The post-holder will support the production of monthly management information and statutory annual accounts, making use of the Trust financial systems. The post-holder will post accounting journals, including accruals and prepayments, to correctly reflect the financial position of the specialty.
  • The post-holder will need to be highly numerate and demonstrate a working knowledge of computerised software packages, The post-holder is required to translate complex numerical data and technical concepts in a meaningful way to non-finance staff.
  • The post-holder will be required to maintain regular communication with specialty management and be able to advise and support as required with understanding the financial position and to contribute to the Trust's Waste Reduction Programme

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Produce accurate, timely and appropriate monthly financial and performance management information for the Group(s), within the timescales determined by the Trust. This will involve the collection, collation and processing of complex data from a variety of sources into appropriate information to allow input into the computerised ledger.

Calculate accruals, prepayments and adjustments to be reflected in the monthly management accounts and maintain a clear audit trail by means of adherence to trust financial procedures and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Quality check month end reports for accuracy.

Produce a year end forecast projection to assist with the management of budgets.

To obtain timely interpretations of budget variances which are used to agree appropriate action with managers to avoid further overspends, and to develop recovery plans if necessary.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust



Clifford Bridge Road



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