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Management Accountant

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Salary range dependant on experience, starting from £34,834
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
DSFS Ltd are seeking to recruit a successful candidate into the position of Management Accountant. The role will support a clinical or corporate division at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS FT.Building good working relationships with either Divisional colleagues will be important.

A key member of the finance team with responsibility for ensuring all processes and procedures are in place to provide the Division with relevant, accurate and timely management information concerning financial and activity performance to support with financial viability and achievement of targets.

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Limited currently do not offer a Certificate of Sponsorship, any applications which require sponsorship will not be considered

Main duties of the job

Provide leadership to the wider finance function including a proactive approach.

Manage the preparation and agreement of annual budgets for specified divisions and maintain accurate records of all budget setting and budget movements.

Manage the preparation and provision of accurate and timely information by the production of integrated financial and activity reports. Ensure quality assurance controls are in place for key outputs.

Responsible for the monitoring and forecasting of financial performance on a monthly basis, incorporating the use of activity statistics where appropriate, and by applying relevant management accounting techniques.

Proactively investigate variances and provide analytical reports on areas specifically requested by the Divisional Finance Partner or budget holder/manager.

About us

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Ltd. (DSFS) is a subsidiary company that's 100% owned by Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

DSFS has just over 900 staff across Soft and Hard Facilities Services, and our corporate services including, ICT, Patient Records, Switchboard, Procurement, Finance and Clinical Engineering. Very much part of the 'Chesterfield Royal family', DSFS builds on solid NHS foundations to offer a more commercial approach that's dynamic, flexible, and proactive.

DSFS are proud to be striving to achieve a truly diverse and inclusive flexible workforce by valuing and welcoming everyone's abilities, uniqueness, and individuality. All our colleagues have the right to and should be able to feel 100% themselves at work we believe that all our people add to and should improve our culture and not just fit in with it. By embracing our diverse backgrounds and differences our culture becomes richer and makes us stronger together.

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services Limited currently do not offer a Certificate of Sponsorship, any applications which require sponsorship will not be considered

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy. This document contains a full detailed description of the role and what the main responsibilities and duties are along with the criteria that is required.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Part-qualified accountant or significant relevant accounting experience
  • Significant experience in a financial management role.
  • Evidence of on-going professional or personal development e.g. Continuing Professional Development


  • oDegree or Masters
  • oEvidence of leadership development



  • Experience at a senior level in a complex financial environment.
  • Management Accounting Experience.
  • Experience of working effectively in a team
  • Track record of financial and non- financial achievements
  • Staff management experience


  • NHS provider or commissioner experience
  • Experience of working with a Patient Level Information Costing System.
  • NHS Contracting experience.

Skills and Knowledge


  • Excellent interpersonal skills as required to interact regularly with senior colleagues inside and outside the organisation
  • Ability to influence decision making
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and in writing
  • Able to engage, influence and hold the respect of a wide range of managers and clinicians.
  • Able to look at the big picture as well as the detail.
  • Ability to convey complex finance information and issues in an easily understood manner
  • A committed, pro-active individual able to work on their own initiative and prioritise workloads.
  • Responsive to change and innovation
  • Ability to work to challenging deadlines effectively
  • Good IT skills


  • Understanding of NHS national reforms and policies
  • Awareness of the current developing areas within commissioning
  • Working knowledge of the NHS National Tariff Payment System

Personal Attributes


  • Team Worker
  • Proactive
  • Motivated to work in the NHS
  • Caring
  • Confident with a positive attitude.
  • Professional work approach

Employer details

Employer name

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Chesterfield Royal Hospital



S44 5BL

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