Non Clinical - Finance Analyst

  • Department Financial Performance Team
  • Salary £23,949.00 – £26,282 per annum
  • Closing Date 01/12/2022
  • Location Douglas Court, Shrewsbury Business Park
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-FNA-830-B
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Finance Analyst to support the team with the day to day functions of the department, including dealing with financial queries, analysis of budgets, processing month end accruals and prepayments and producing month end budget reports.  If you are an experienced team player, keen to embark upon a new challenge, then we are looking for you to join our busy Finance Team based at the Shrewsbury Business Park. 

The successful candidate will ideally be AAT qualified, or have demonstrable equivalent experience. In addition, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be well organised and have a professional, positive attitude.

Main duties of the job

  • To prepare & provide accurate monthly Financial Management reports in accordance with the reporting timetable. To include variance analysis, trend analysis & forecasting to support budget holders, FM & Business Partners in managing within the available financial resources.
  • Produce the detailed workings for budget setting
  • Provide professional financial support and advice for financial reporting to budget holders and other managers with the support of senior finance staff.
  • Produce written financial analysis to support the decision making process within division under supervision of senior finance staff
  • Work to develop new & innovative ways, whilst maintaining excellent control and governance.
  • Deputise for the Assistant Finance Manager and provide advice to the Finance Manager and Senior Finance Manager.

Working for your organisation

We are operating in an ever changing sector which means we need to offer a dynamic service to meet these needs, often working to tight deadlines.  We promote a friendly and approachable team atmosphere to ensure everyone is able to hit their targets and deliver the service we all want to provide.  We also offer a supportive environment for every member of the team to develop and achieve their potential, as is proven by our training accreditation from a number of accounting bodies.  In the current climate we offer home working whilst providing a support network to ensure we are all in regular contact with each other. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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