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Band 5 Senior Financial Management Accountant

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you looking to develop your career in a fast paced, exciting, and supportive working environment?

UHB (University Hospitals Birmingham) NHS Foundation Trust runs Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and the world-renowned Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Our 22,000 employees deliver care to more than 2 million patients every year. Our values are to be Kind, Connected and Bold.

The role will provide a fantastic opportunity for individuals who are looking for further development in their finance careers. Full training and on-going support will be provided.

The post is based at Regent Court, George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 1NU and you will be required to travel across sites.

Experience within an NHS financial management environment is essential. The successful candidate will have strong analytical skills, be proficient in the use of spreadsheets, databases and computerised ledger systems and have excellent keyboard skills.

You must have the ability to explain financial concepts to non-finance staff and present financial information in a meaningful way to aid decision making.

If your ambitions and values reflect those of the Trust and you want to join our team and be a crucial part of our future success, please complete the application form via NHS jobs.

For further information or an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact Benjamin Bastable

Main duties of the job

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *Five Grade GCSE s at Grade 4 or above (or A to C pre 2019 grading) including Maths & English.


  • *Progression to CCAB Qualification or significant relevant experience



  • *Experience of working in Management Accounts
  • *Good Understanding of management accounting concepts and techniques.


  • *Experience preferably within the NHS or another large complex organisation, for long enough to have acquired a good working knowledge of the annual cycle from financial planning through to year end forecasting and preparation of year-end accounts.
  • *Working Knowledge or an interest in NHS including understanding of key targets and the performance management framework.

Additional Criteria


  • *Numerate with strong analytical skills.
  • *Proficient in the use of spreadsheets, databases and computerised ledger systems, requiring good keyboard skills.
  • *Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • *Ability to explain financial concepts to non-finance staff.
  • *Ability to interpret and present financial information in a meaningful way to aid decision making.
  • *Ability to influence/negotiate with operational and clinical staff on contentious issues -- e.g. Cost Improvement Programmes.
  • *Ability to prioritise workload and achieve tight deadlines.
  • *Evidence of strong team working skills
  • *Ability to use initiative to overcome problems.
  • *Displays smart appearance and integrity.
  • *Reliable, punctual, pro-active approach.
  • *Ability to travel to fulfil the role, both between hospital sites and elsewhere, as required.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Regent Court

Second Floor, 14, George Road


West Midlands

B15 1NT

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