Non Clinical - Financial Management Assistant

  • Department Financial Performance Team
  • Salary £25,147.00 – £27,596 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/06/2024
  • Location Shrewsbury Business Park
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-FMA-334-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 4  Finance Management Assistant within the Finance team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The Trust’s vision is to provide excellent care to the communities we serve and our Finance Team plays an integral part in supporting the Trust to achieve this.

The post holder will join a Future Focused Finance Level 2 accredited, professional and friendly team that is committed to providing a high standard of service to support our operational colleagues. 

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work as part of the operational finance team to deliver financial advice and support to operational service managers, budget holders and their wider teams. They will support the delivery of monthly financial reporting of management accounts, national finance returns as other ad-hoc financial reports required for operational managers to make decisions. 

The successful candidate will also be involved in meeting with budget holders, managers and clinicians to help them understand their financial position and help them to forecast their spend accurately, what is driving any over/underspends and what options are available to them. 

 They will also work as part of the wider finance team of improvement projects, looking at continuously improving the processes within the finance department as well as delivering training to more junior members of the finance team, whilst also having the opportunity to get involved with HFMA, Future Focused Finance, One NHS Finance and the access to the training these organisation provide. 

Working for your organisation

Employing more than 6,000 people, and hundreds of colleagues and students from other organisations, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust's catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east.

The Trust is on an improvement journey, with a range of new build projects including a new off-site Community Diagnostic Centre and an ambitious Hospital Transformation Programme HTP with a comprehensive redevelopment of the Royal Shrewsbury site which will modernise our facilities and infrastructure with a range of other adjacent renewal projects to enable the development of the estate with the aim to delivery better care for our communities.

This is making SaTH an exciting time to join the organisation, and be part of the operational finance department helping to support the trusts improvement journey.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please See Job Description and Personal Specification for  full details on what is required for this role.

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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