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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/11/2020.

Finance Section Manager

Job Reference: 457-20-069-CR

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Fulwood House
£31,365 - £37,890

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We are a Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust providing a range of diverse services including: generic & specialist mental health care; services for people with learning disability; drug & alcohol services; Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); GP Primary Care services; dementia care services; and community based services for those with long term neurological conditions. We promote emotional health and well being through the provision of accessible high quality modern services designed around the needs of our local population. Our culture is founded upon effective partnership working and close working relationships with staff, service users and their families/carers. We strive to deliver consistently high quality care through our high performing, dedicated & skilful workforce which you could now become a part of. Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are Respect, Compassion, Partnership. Accountability, Fairness and Ambition.

Finance Department - Financial Accounts

Finance Section Manager (Permanent)

Salary: Band 6 £31,365 to £37,890

Location: Fulwood

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Post Ref: 457-20-069-CR


The Finance Department, operates in a diverse environment providing a wide range of Financial and Procurement services to the Trust. As a support service, the Finance Department plays a key role to help the Trust deliver and maintain high quality services whilst achieving value for money.

The Financial Accounts team consist of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Credit Control, Residents Financial Services, Cashiering, Capital and Trust Accounts. The Finance Section Manager main duties will be the overall supervision of the transactional teams, including Control Accounts and maintenance of the Asset Register. The post holder will also proactively contribute to the development of the Financial System, including the modernisation of the Purchase to Pay process working in partnership across the Finance Department.

The ideal candidate should be able to “hit the ground running”, having good understanding of NHS processes and practice and the role of Finance within the NHS, underpinned by theory and experience relevant to the role. Leadership and organisational skills are a must, to enable the delivery of high quality transactional and accounting services to tight deadlines. Excellent IT skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels are essential. You should hold an accounting qualification to be considered for this post.

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact Dave Spooner, Capital and Technical Accountant on 0114 27116376 or via email


Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are:

  • Respect: We listen to other, valuing their views and contributions
  • Compassion: We show empathy and kindness to others so they feel supported, understood and safe
  • Partnership: We engage with others on the basis of equality and collaboration
  • Accountability: We are open and transparent, acting with honesty and integrity, accepting responsibility for outcomes
  • Fairness: We ensure equal access to opportunity, support and services
  • Ambition: We are committed to making a difference and helping to fulfil aspirations and hopes of our service users.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check (currently up to £48.23) must be met by the successful applicant(s).

SHSC is a Level 2 'Disability Confident' employer, this means that if you have a Disability you are guaranteed an interview if you meet ALL of the essential criteria for this post. Please make sure that when you apply for this post you make it clear how you meet the criteria for the post and also complete the monitoring section of the application where there is a box to tick to indicate that you wish to be included in the guaranteed interview scheme.

The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

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