Deputy Business Accountant
Main area Management Accounts
Grade Band 6
Hours 37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref 362-A-21-3202327
Site Stepping Hill Hospital
Salary £31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period Yearly
Closing 20/06/2021 23:59
Interview date 28/06/2021
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.
Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.
Our values ‘We Care, We Respect, We Listen’ are at the heart of everything we do, and come from our promise: ‘Making a difference every day.’ They drive the behaviour and actions for everyone in our organisation.
In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.
Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment
As well as recognising previous NHS service, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. If you are currently employed by Greater Manchester Local Authority, Combined Authority, GMFRS, TfGM as well as other public service organisations, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust will recognise your previous service for sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption entitlement and also for annual leave purposes (providing there has been no break in service). If you currently work for one of the above organisations and successfully apply for a post with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, please ensure the Recruitment team are aware so that this service is reflected in your contract of employment.
We Listen to
We require a flexible, confident and motivated individual looking to develop their career in NHS finance. The post holder will assist in the provision of high calibre financial support to the Trust’s clinical and operational business groups. This is a key role in supporting the regular monthly processes carried out by the department, and in the development of the Trust’s financial systems and processes, as well as involvement in the Trust’s financial plan and annual accounts.
Main duties of the job
In return we can offer a stimulating environment, a varied role and a commitment to support your own personal development to ensure you have the necessary skills to progress further with your career. Study support will be considered for candidates looking to continue with their professional development.
The successful candidate will be a part–qualified accountant (or equivalent) actively studying towards CCAB/CIMA qualification. You must demonstrate that you meet the essential criteria listed in the job description to be considered for the role.
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES
Working for our organisation
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services for children and adults across Stockport and the High Peak, as well as community health services for Stockport, Tameside and Glossop. Stepping Hill Hospital treats over 500,000 patients per year and community health services are run across 24 sites in Stockport and 17 sites in Tameside and Glossop.
There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focussed workforce.
We are constantly improving how we work with staff and this is reflected in the awards we have been awarded, which can be viewed on our website.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Applicants should be highly numerate with clear verbal and written communication skills and be capable of prioritising workload effectively. Candidates must possess excellent IT skills, and be willing to work individually and as part of a team. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop personally and professionally. We expect candidates to be passionate, flexible and hard–working, seizing this opportunity to develop knowledge and skills within the operation of a large acute Foundation Trust.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting opportunity to join the Business Finance team based at Stepping Hill Hospital as a Band 6 Deputy Business Accountant. This role is part of the well-established Finance & Procurement Department which is accredited at level 3 for finance staff development in the Northwest and has been awarded the HFMA Northwest “Great Place to Work” award for Finance & Procurement. We pride ourselves on our financial standards and commitment to continuous staff development.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
Part qualified CCAB
NHS or public sector finances
Significant, recent and consistent NHS or public sector experience
Excel, numerate, analytical, attention to detail
Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.
From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.
Please note that all correspondence will be via your NHS Jobs account. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Please also note that Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are unable to refund Interview expenses or re-location costs.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfills the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.