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Senior Management Accountant - Estates & Facilities

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year including HCAS
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic Senior Management Accountant (SMA) to join our Finance team . Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, the SMA will be responsible for providing a high quality customer focused management accounting service and supervise one member of the team.

Main duties of the job

Candidates will have experience gained in working NHS Finance or similar, as well as strong technical and communication skills. The ability to organise a varied workload is essential, as is the ability to problem-solve. An up-to-date knowledge of NHS management accounting & budgeting is required.

About us

This post is based at our City Road site.

At Moorfields, we provide more than just an excellent career and great colleagues to work with. We also offer:
  • Salary including High-Cost Area Supplement
  • Opportunity to join the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Free 24/7 independent counselling service
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Easy and quick transport links
  • A range of attractive benefits and discounts
  • Access to Blue Light Card and other NHS Discount Schemes
  • Free Pilates classes
  • Full support and training to develop your skills
  • Flexible working friendly organisation

And so much more! To see the full range of benefits we offer please see our Moorfields benefits document.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:-

Ensuring all management accounting duties are fulfilled. This will include the annual budget-setting process, in-year monitoring, forecasting and variance analysis, and timely provision of training, advice and information to budget holders.

Provide financial information, analysis and advice to the Estates Managers & Directors. To meet regularly with budget managers to ensure that any potential financial or performance problems are identified early enough for corrective action to be effective and that robust income, expenditure and cash forecasts are regularly produced. This may include, but is not limited to, benchmarking of services with other organisations or identifying opportunities from the Trusts PLICS system.

Responsibility for all aspects of budgetary management within the Division, including monitoring of performance and providing advice on corrective action as necessary. To take a lead role in the division in the annual budget setting process.

Person Specification



  • The post holder must be actively studying towards a CCAB (or CIMA) qualification or be able to demonstrate that they are qualified by experience



  • Relevant experience in a management accounting department including forecasting and budget setting



  • Thorough experience of financial management gained within a complex environment, budgetary control, forecasting and management information processes

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to plan and organise own workload and meet deadlines, which will involve balancing competing priorities within a fluctuating and demanding workload.

Employer details

Employer name

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kemp House

City Road



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