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Capital Accountant

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
**Please note - This position will either be a Band 6/Band 7 position dependant on experience/qualifications**

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic Finance team at Harrogate and District NHS FT for a Capital Accountant in the Financial Accounts Team.

We are Level 1 accredited One NHS Finance employer, working towards level 2. We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity as we see this as a strength and part of our Trust's mission, values and behaviours. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better patient outcomes.

Applicants must be able to work to challenging deadlines, be numerate, accurate and possess good computer skills. The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a committed team player. We're looking for someone who is reliable, has flare and commitment to achieving their goals and the Trust's kite values, and will fully contribute to the team spirit.

Main duties of the job

This post is part of the Financial Accounts Team within the Trust.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting on all aspects of financial management and business planning, including the development and delivery of the capital program.

The post holder will ensure that financial information is processed in accordance to specific deadlines and complies with internal procedures and accounting principles. The post holder will work closely with the Planning, Digital and Senior Finance Team providing advice on complex financial and performance issues of the capital program.

The post holder will adopt a modern, proactive and dynamic approach to ensure the efficient and effective use of capital resources. With the support of the Head of Financial Services the post holder will be expected to advise the organisation on the interpretation of national, regional and local policies in relation to capital.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information or contact Thomas Morrison -

Person Specification

Experience and Qualifications


  • AAT or equivalent
  • 4 Years Experience NHS
  • Knowledge of capital and lease accounting
  • Excel Skills


  • Accountancy Qualifiaction
  • Previous Capital experience
  • Evidence personal development
  • Evidence managing fixed assets
  • Experience of using Oracle

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate and District Foundation Trust



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