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Senior Strategic Projects Accountant

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£58,972 to £68,525 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT provides the full range of local hospital services and provide some community and specialist tertiary services. We are also a teaching hospital operating within the Yorkshire region.

The Trust works across four sites and two Integrated Care Boards, with a number of exciting upcoming developments and projects at the Trust including the Bassetlaw Emergency Village, Community Diagnostic Centre, Electronic Patient Record and pan ICB surgical hub, along with continued work towards a new hospital.

As an organisation, it is our vision to be the 'safest Trust in England, outstanding in all that we do'. To serve this ambition, we have an embedded ethos of Quality Improvement (Qi), a strong focus upon performance, and a values-based culture which places the patient at the heart of everything we do as health professionals

We have a great opportunity for Senior Strategic Projects Accountant to join the Trust.

As an experienced Accountant, you will be ready to bring your passion and energy to provide strategic finance knowledge and experience to support the organisation in some of the exciting strategic projects and financial planning. Working across the organisation developing strong working relationships with colleagues and being able to demonstrate your ability to ensure appropriate financial governance and challenge are embedded in all aspects of work.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job are:
  • Finance lead on a number of strategic projects, covering both capital and revenue implications.
  • Developing, maintaining, updating and improving the organisation longer-term financial model.
  • Overseeing the wider projects and planning team.
  • Deputising as required for the Head of Financial Planning and Costing

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Experience of leading the financial and economic appraisal process for business cases.
  • Significant experience of working in a large complex organisation at a senior level.
  • Experience of preparing complex financial information for bids, involving working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the HMT Business Case process and guidance.
  • Experience of financial planning, both long and short term and including the development of complex financial modelling information for executive teams.
  • Significant staff management experience.
  • Significant IT experience, including the utilisation of Excel to prepare complex financial inforamtion.


  • Experience of providing finance support on large strategic projects.
  • Experience of working in an NHS provider organisation.
  • Experience of using NHS England's long-term financial model (LTFM).



  • Qualified accountant (CCAB) with significant post qualification experience.
  • Masters level qualification or significant senior experience.
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Better business case foundation and/or practitioner trained.

Interpersonal Skills


  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff both verbally and in writing. This includes both internal and external stakeholders from both Finance and Non-finance backgrounds.
  • Needs to be dynamic and in addition to providing financial support, needs to be able to participate in the discussion of ideas and plans.
  • Ability to work as part of the senior finance management team and providing leadership to the department.

Organisational Skills


  • Analyse, interpret and report upon financial and non-financial information.
  • Apply technical knowledge.
  • Think wider than just finance.
  • To effectively challenge systems, processes, business cases etc. to ensure value for money is delivered.
  • Organise demanding workload with competing priorities to achieve deadlines.
  • Ability to question and learn quickly.

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


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