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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/01/2021.

Assistant Finance Manager

Job Reference: 833-SS-CC-592-20

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Finance Dept.
£24,907 to £30,615 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Finance Manager to join our dynamic and busy Finance Team, supporting the Corporate Business Unit.

The role will be based at Stockdale House, Headingly, Leeds, and there will be a requirement for visiting various locations as part of the role. This role will be supporting the Finance Manager to help ensure robust and accurate financial management and reporting are completed at all times.

The Finance department supports the work of Leeds Community Healthcare by providing finance support through the provision of financial and management accounts, and the required statutory financial reporting and monitoring. The team is responsible for the provision of month-end reporting, budget setting and end of year financial information.

The Financial Management team provides finance support to budget holders across the organisation by providing robust financial reports and quality assured financial information together with high quality financial advice, financial management support to Business Units, costing advice, cost information and financial benchmarking information to managers.

The Assistant Finance Manager is responsible for supporting the Finance Manager in the delivery of a high quality and timely financial management service to all budget holders within the business units.

The post holder will: 
Produce timely and accurate monthly budget reports to specified timescales.
Utilise specialist knowledge and expertise to advise and guide budget holders in discharging their accountabilities.
Ensure that the day to day operational functions of the Finance Department are efficient and effective, dealing with day to day budget holder queries in a professional and timely manner.
Analyse complex financial trends, and assist with creating forecasts to support the Trust's budget holders in delivering the Trust's strategic objectives including the delivery of CIPs.
Suggest changes to develop and maintain finance systems and procedures to ensure an effective high quality financial monitoring and financial management service is provided.
Be responsible for daily supervision of any junior and temporary members of staff.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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