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Assistant Management Accountant

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Management Accountant within our Financial Management Team.

@Finance SFH are multi-award winning. Our recent successes include East Midlands 2022 Large Finance Team of the Year winners and SFH 2022 Staff Excellence winners.

An enthusiastic, positive attitude and approach to work is essential, as is a determination to drive value for patients and tax payers. If you are a team player who can demonstrate excellent personal qualities such as integrity, self-awareness & self-management, compassion & care and resilience then @FinanceSFH is the perfect place for you to come and work.

Our award-winning Finance team are passionate about improving NHS Finance to support the delivery of quality services for patients. We believe in personal and departmental development and we strive to demonstrate the highest standards of financial practice. We were the first Finance function in the East Midlands to reach Future Focused Finance (FFF) Level 3 Accreditation.

Reporting to the Divisional Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to a comprehensive financial management and support service to divisions, providing key business and financial support to this division.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here, and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall, we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients we also care for you.

Our culture of learning, compassion and taking a person-centred approach are at the roots of our organisation. We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge and understanding Financial Management processes.
  • High level knowledge of IT packages, including Word, Excel and computerised finance systems including financial ledger, budgeting and costing systems
  • Good communication and presentation skills.


  • Knowledge and understanding of NHS financial requirements.
  • Experience of NHS costing and SLA monitoring systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Reference Costs and the service line reporting agenda within the NHS, and an awareness of Patient Level Costing.
  • Advanced Excel.



  • Fully qualified AAT member or qualified by suitable extensive experience


  • Part qualified CCAB.

Further Training


  • A commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.


  • Commitment to studying for a professional accountancy qualification (CCAB).



  • Substantial experience of working in a busy financial management environment.
  • Previous experience of management accounting and costing techniques.


  • Experience of Financial Management within the NHS.

Contractual Requirements


  • An ability and willingness to be flexible with hours and duties to meet the needs of the Department.

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

NG17 4JL

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