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Financial Accountant - Reporting

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting career opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant - Reporting to join our finance team at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.

Inspired by the Trust's Our Journey to Change we have started to embark on developing our 'Finance Journey to Change', making this a great time for you to consider joining us. The Finance teams include many passionate, highly skilled, professional and experienced colleagues who put people at the heart of everything we do.

We are ambitious and want to continuously improve, whether that supports improved patient outcomes in providing high quality support to our Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism services, value for money or colleague experience, and we want someone who shares that sense of ambition and energy to deliver the change.

Main duties of the job

Working with the Head of Financial Management, the Financial Accountant - Reporting will lead the Central Financial Management function in the production of monthly financial information, reporting to various internal and external stakeholders. The Financial Accountant - Reporting will be responsible for the development of the Central Financial Management function, including support and development to the team and ensuring that systems and processes allow timely and accurate response to the Trusts reporting needs.

This role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work with a variety of colleagues across the Finance Department including Head of Corporate Finance, Finance Business Partners and Head of Accounting & Governance.

About us

The post holder will, as part of the finance leadership team, play a key role in promoting an organisational culture that actively promotes the Trust's Vision and Values and positively engages staff, service users and other stakeholders in quality improvement and service transformation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you would like to join us on our journey, John Chapman, our Head of Accounting & Governance would welcome having a conversation with you. Should you wish to discuss the role and job description further with John please contact him at to arrange an appointment.

**Please note the role will be covering a maternity leave for a period of up to 12 months initially. The role may develop following this period, with the successful candidate inputting into any proposals**

Person Specification



  • Fully qualified CCAB with proven post qualification experience or equivalent extensive experience, operating at a senior level within a complex organisation. (Masters level equivalent)
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Higher education to degree level



  • Highly developed specialist knowledge and experience in Finance, financial accounting or financial planning
  • Able to explain complex information in a clear and understandable way to non-finance managers and staff
  • Computerised Financial and Management Accounting Systems.
  • Experience of line management


  • Previous NHS Experience



  • Computerised financial accounting Systems and transactional services systems.
  • In depth knowledge of government policy for NHS financial regime



  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and manage a challenging and diverse workload
  • High level of numeracy skills and ability to understand, interpret and explain highly complex financial information across the Trust and health economy.
  • Excellent IT skills including ability to maximise benefits from Trust IT systems.

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Flatts Lane Centre



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