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Senior Management Accountant - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic professional to join our management accounts team

Working alongside the Finance Business Partners, this role will cover the full suite of financial management responsibilities for a division, including undertaking detailed expenditure analysis at divisional and service level as required through to establishment control and forecasting.

The post will support the production of monthly financial reports proactively investigating variances and providing analytical reports on areas.

We positively encourage and support continuous training with the Finance Team

Main duties of the job

Are you a well-motivated individual who enjoys working as part of a team in a busy accounts environment?

The Financial Management team are responsible for the setting and monitoring of the Trust's budgets and in supporting the budget holders to achieve financial stability.

We currently have a full time vacancy for a Band 6 Senior Management Accountant. The post holder will need to complete a wide variety of tasks supporting the main body of Management Accounts, including regular journals, checking of invoices received and raising invoices to third parties. The successful candidate will also need meet with budget holders on a regular basis out in the Divisions and prepare forecasts based on these. The role will also include helping with the year end accounts , ensuring all reconciliations are complete and up to date , analysis and assist with improvement of process and methodologies within the team.

The role will include supervising the Assistant Management Accountants in the team.

Computer experience, excellent communication skills, good telephone manner and previous experience within an accounts environment is essential.

The ideal candidate will have the ability and flexibility to work as part of a team, have a good standard of education with a high level of numerate ability and accuracy.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification for more information regarding this role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • 4 GCSE's at grade C or above
  • Member of AAT or equivalent experience



  • Experience of working in an accounting environment, preferably within the NHS
  • Experience of using Oracle accounting system



  • Report writing skills in Business Intelligence

Personal Qualities


  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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