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Financial Controller

Employer
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Shrewsbury
Salary
£70,417 to £81,138 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8C
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller who will be responsible for providing professional financial advice and expertise to the Deputy Director of Finance and the senior management of the Trust.

The successful applicant will be a professionally qualified Accountant at Masters level with considerable proven financial management experience and direct technical accounting experience at Senior Finance manager level or above.

Main duties of the job

The Financial Controller will be responsible for providing professional financial advice and expertise to the Deputy Director of Finance and the senior management of the Trust.

In addition, the role will be expected to advise colleagues on best practice and value for money within their own areas of responsibility and across Directorates.

The post holder will be required to lead, in conjunction with other senior finance staff, on the effective application of multi-disciplinary working and develop cohesive key working relationships with other members of multidisciplinary teams within the Trust and across the wider local health economy.

About us

Our two hospitals, The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury, provide a wide range of acute hospital services for around half a million people across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. Together the hospitals have over 700 beds and assessment and treatment trolleys across a variety of services.

Our vision is to provide excellent care for the communities that we serve and now is an exciting time to join us and live our values to ensure we continue to offer the best possible care and keep our patients at the heart of everything we do.

This role will give you the opportunity to be part of this highly committed team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • A professionally qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, ACA) with considerable proven financial management experience with substantial direct technical accounting experience at Senior Finance manager level or above


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Significant proven experience in a leadership/management role
  • Experience of delivering statutory accounts
  • Experience of presenting complex financial information to non-finance managers.
  • Experience of direct staff management
  • Extensive experience of the use of computerised accounting systems including nominal ledger packages and associated feeder systems - ideally with SBS ORACLE Finance
  • Expert knowledge of financial accounts, financial and accounting policies and legislation


Desirable

  • Previous Financial Management experience within the NHS
  • Experience of business case preparation, presentation and implementation


Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Shrewsbury Business Park

Shrewsbury

SY2 6LG

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