Finance Manager

England, Lincolnshire
£35000 - £43000 per annum
11 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Craig Donaldson
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

Finance Manager role with development opportunities

Great work life balance and working environment / Culture

Client Details

The client is a NHS Trust in Lincolnshire


Your responsibilities will include:-

To complete internal financial reports, particularly to the Trust Board, in line with the Trust reporting timetables

To complete external financial returns to the NHSI/ Department of Health etc. as per national timetables

To coordinate the completion of interim annual statutory accounts in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

To coordinate, through close liaison and planning, the work of colleagues outside the Finance Team in support of the internal financial reporting , external reporting and statutory accounts.

Provide information and replies to queries raised by both internal and external auditors.

Prepare information to respond to audit reports relating to areas of responsibility and assist in the implementation of audit recommendations.

To provide technical financial expertise to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, policy and good practice

To continuously improve the financial systems and processes of the Trust to ensure good governance, stewardship, sound controls and cost effectiveness

To assist in the forecasting and management of cash requirements through coordination and monitoring of Trust working capital balances

To maintain responsibility for reviewing and monitoring of systems in order to assist in achieving prompt payment of creditor invoices.

To ensure the accurate and timely reporting of Cost Improvement Plans to Trust Leadership Team, Board, and subcommittees.

To coordinate capital accounting and maintaining the fixed asset system

Managing the investments and the whole treasury management process ensuring that the highest return is achieved

Lead and champion the Finance & Business Intelligence priorities and objectives, ensuring that professional contribution is clearly aligned to Trust priorities and objectives.

Provide professional leadership, advice and information on business and marketing matters; including providing expert advice and support on complex matters, enhancing external links for professional issues and raising the Trust's profile

To lead an approach that has customer/ service user/carer focus at its very heart.


My client is looking for

*Highly developed specialist knowledge, underpinned by theory and experience.

*CCAB qulaified Relevant Degree or equivalent relevant experience in a financial environment. (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA)

*Full working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards

*Competence in the use and interpretation of data from financial systems and Microsoft packages e.g. spreadsheets, ledgers, etc.

*Knowledge of financial policies, standards, legislation

*Knowledge and experience of controls assurance and governance frameworks in a large complex organisation

*Knowledge of improvement skills and techniques to support change

You must be able to demonstrate:-

Providing and receiving complex, sensitive or contentious information where persuasive, motivational, and negotiating skills are required.

Able to analyse and interpret complex financial data to forecast operational financial expenditure. Investigates and resolves financial queries and discrepancies/complex financial queries and discrepancies

Plans to organise a broad range of complex activities to ensure weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial timetables are met and those requirements of the business. These may require formulation or adjustment

Job Offer

On offer is a Salary between £35 and £43K, an opportunity to develop your career within the NHS and a great work life balance.

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