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Management Accountant

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Barts Health NHS TrustManagement Accountant -Band 5

Central LondonBarts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain's leading healthcare providers and the largest Trust in the NHS with a turnover of approximately �1.5 billion and 16,000 employees, serving a population of 2.5m in East London and beyond.We offer a full portfolio of services and are home to some of Britain's leading specialist centres including cancer, cardiac, trauma and emergency care, including the London air ambulance. We also have one of the UK's busiest children's hospitals, internationally renowned surgical facilities and the new Heart Centre. The vision is to create a world-class health organisation with an international reputation for excellence in patient care, research and education.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the finance team. We are looking for a driven individual who is self-motivated, pro-active with excellent planning and organisational skills. The post holder is required to have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as have a willingness to work towards a CCAB Qualification.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the Finance Manager and their deputy as well as service area teams, demonstrating accounting and business knowledge, analytical support and clear presentation of highly complex or contentious financial and business information to clinical and non-clinical colleagues. He/she will constructively and positively challenge all aspects of service area financial and business performance and financial management processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

Through a team of accountants the post holder is required to produce monthly budget statements and financial reports for agreement with the HoF for presentation at service area board meetings and to feed into the Trust's position for internal and external corporate reporting.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a finance team within a large, specialist and complex organisation with great opportunities for learning and development.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

For further information please contact Maneesh Bharadwaj ( Zivile Daujotaite (

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in experience
  • Willingness to work towards a CCAB qualification.


  • Part-qualified CCAB or CIMA



  • Experience of financial management using accounting principles
  • Use of finance systems
  • Experience of reconciliations, reporting, and monitoring processes while maintaining accurate and detailed records


  • Experience working in financial management month end reporting



  • Up to date knowledge of NHS Developments and Finance policicies


  • Related knowledge about NHS funding and regulations (NHSI, NHSE, ICS, Local Authority)



  • Able to produce financial statements and reports and ensure the Trust strict financial timetables are adhered to
  • Highly competent in working with computerised financial systems and Microsoft Office (especially Excell and Outlook)
  • Able to work with non-finance managers, act as 1st point of contact for budget control and management
  • Explain and interpret financial information to non-finance managers
  • Excellent numberical, written and verbal skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team player skills


  • To have absolute confidence to produce monthly financial statements and reports and ensure the Trust strice financial timetables are adhered to
  • Confident to work with and manipulate complex data for findings and useful information which inform decision making
  • Act as 1st point of contact for budget control and management. Able to question, review and challenge non-financial managers
  • Ability to produce narrative reports highlighting key financial issues



  • Ability to work under pressure and meet conflicting deadlines
  • Evidence of a commitment to personal development
  • Professional pro-active attitude and self-motivated


  • Ability to proactively manage and prioritise workload

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Canary Wharf

20 Churchill Place


E14 5HJ

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