Non Clinical - Financial Controller

  • Department Finance
  • Salary £70,417.00 – £81,138 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/05/2024
  • Location Shrewsbury Business Park
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8c
  • Job ref 223-FCS-266
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview


We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller who will be responsible for providing professional financial advice and expertise to the Deputy Director of Finance and the senior management of the Trust.

The successful applicant will be a professionally qualified Accountant at Masters level with considerable proven financial management experience and direct technical accounting experience at Senior Finance manager level or above.




The Financial Controller will be responsible for providing professional financial advice and expertise to the Deputy Director of Finance and the senior management of the Trust.

In addition, the role will be expected to advise colleagues on best practice and value for money within their own areas of responsibility and across Directorates. 

The post holder will be required to lead, in conjunction with other senior finance staff, on the effective application of multi-disciplinary working and develop cohesive key working relationships with other members of multidisciplinary teams within the Trust and across the wider local health economy.


Working for our organisation


Our two hospitals, The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury, provide a wide range of acute hospital services for around half a million people across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. Together the hospitals have over 700 beds and assessment and treatment trolleys across a variety of services.

Our vision is to provide excellent care for the communities that we serve and now is an exciting time to join us and live our values to ensure we continue to offer the best possible care and keep our patients at the heart of everything we do.

This role will give you the opportunity to be part of this highly committed team.

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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