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Management Accountant

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
*previous applicants need not apply*

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Management Accountant to join the finance team based in Huntingdon.

We are a committed and focused team who pride ourselves on delivering an excellent standard of financial support and advice to both internal and external partners.

Main duties of the job

The post will be full time supporting the Older People's and Adult Community clinical directorate. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a wide breadth of accounting experience and will show strong communication skills, including the ability to analyse, understand and communicate financial information to non-finance colleagues.

Main duties will include the timely production of monthly management accounts, forecasting, variance analysis, assisting in the costing of new service developments, and supporting the delivery of cost improvement plans.

The role also requires the post holder to maintain regular contact with budget managers, enabling them to accurately report and forecast financial information.

About us

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health and social care organisation dedicated to providing high-quality care with compassion to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting andempowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services, not only via inpatient and primary care settings, but also within the community. These services include children's, adult and older people's mental health, forensic and specialist mental health, learning disabilities, primary care and liaison psychiatry, substance misuse, social care, research and development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high-calibre candidates who share our vision and values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including people with long term conditions and members of our ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ communities.

For further information on CPFT, please visit our website at

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities

Production of timely, accurate and reliable financial information in line with month and year end timetables.

Establish effective working relationships with budget holders, ensuring understanding and ownership of financial issues pertinent to their services.

Supporting the FM in budget-setting and maintenance of a defined portfolio of services.

Support the Delivering Best Value programme reporting for a defined portfolio of services.

Supporting the FM with service costings and cost benefit analysis, and evaluation of business cases.

Please see attached JD/PS for a comprehensive list of the main responsibilities for the role.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • AAT Qualified or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of compliance with institute CPD requirements


  • Ambition to gain further professional qualification
  • CCAB part-qualified



  • Experience of working in an NHS or similar organisation
  • Experience in finance
  • Experience of working with financial systems and processes
  • Demonstrate experience in the analysis and assessment of financial and non-financial data

Knowledge and Skills


  • Excellent communication skills including presentation and summary of data into meaningful information for nonfinance managers and colleagues
  • Strong IT skills including Word, Excel and financial systems
  • Effective problem-solving skills, especially for new issues where no precedent to follow
  • Ability to manage own workload


  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Advanced excel skills

Personal Qualities


  • Has a realistic knowledge of personal strengths and areas for development
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Self-aware

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Kingfisher House

Kingfisher Way, Hinchingbrooke Business Park


PE29 6FH

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