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Management Accountant

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per annum including HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant - Corporate Directorates

Band 6

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a dynamic and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Management Accountant, covering the directorates of Workforce and Training & Education.

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), situated in the West End of London, is one of the largest NHS trusts in the United Kingdom and provides first class acute and specialist services both locally and to patients from throughout the UK and abroad.

Responsible to the Finance Analyst and Finance Manager you will work in partnership with the relevant budget holders and service leads to provide an all-round financial management service including, forecasting, cost improvement tracking and providing support to business.

Main duties of the job

You will be expected to make an active contribution into the running of the Finance department, generating service improvement ideas and to deputise as and when required for the Finance Analyst and other management accountants. You will be a strong communicator and will be able to work with non-Finance staff to present complex financial information in ways which will ensure engagement and understanding.

The post holder will be based at 250 Euston Road in offices across the road from the main hospital site and there will also be the flexibility to work remotely for part of the working week.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Studying towards CCAB qualification or qualified by experience
  • Computer literacy in packages such as Excel and Word. Expected to design and create reports using financial spreadsheets and databases
  • Possess numeracy & literacy skills - up to 'A level or equivalent



  • Significant experience of working with Finance
  • Have experience of work undertaken unsupervised
  • Use of computerised accounting systems and spreadsheets


  • Some experience of working in Health Sector

Skills & Abilities


  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively across staff groups
  • Be able to build effective working relationships
  • Ability to use computers to produce information, particularly Excel and Access
  • Ability to analyse, investigate and interpret numerical data
  • Ability to use written and spoken means of communication to clearly convey ideas and information
  • Interest in and capability with figures and financial calculations, and ability to interpret figures to support proposals and decisions.

Personal Qualities


  • The ability to work as part of a team, building relationships and supporting others
  • Energy and enthusiasm to ensure that objectives are met.
  • Ability to organise personal time and tasks to ensure that deadlines are met

Other requirements, including:


  • An ability to see the bigger picture, and recognise the impact of decisions on others and the wider community.
  • Enthusiasm for the NHS and for public service.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to the Equal Opportunities Policy


  • An understanding of the NHS finance regime

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


University College London Hospital

250 Euston Road



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