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Assistant Capital Accountant

Job Reference: 358-3539801-SR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum

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Following a recent restructure of the Finance and Procurement Directorate, a new role has been created for an enthusiastic Assistant Capital Accountant to support the Financial Services team in delivering its capital agenda.

As one of the largest Trusts, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) has an annual turnover of circa £1 billion and consists of seven Clinical Management Groups (CMGs) and ten Corporate Directorates delivering the full range of acute patient care across three sites. The Assistant Capital Accountant will support and advise the Capital Accountant in providing technical accounting advice to the Trust.

The post holder will provide dedicated support to the Capital Accountant in the production and reporting of the monthly and annual capital expenditure position. The post holder will develop the provision of a capital accounting service to the Trust, ensuring that both transactions undertaken and information provided are accurate, timely and produced to recognised standards. The post has responsibility for developing and maintaining the Trust fixed asset management system on an ongoing basis, ensuring that asset additions, disposals, depreciation, asset revaluations and impairments are accurately reflected at all times to support ‘real’ time reporting of asset valuations, in support of investment decision making and financial reporting. This includes providing capital charges forecasts to support delivery of the in-year financial plan and future capital planning.

We are looking to recruit an individual who is autonomous with a proven track record and experience within a similar environment and has values in line with our five Trust values. UHL is a large acute and busy healthcare provider who requires individuals who are resilient, focused and who have a ‘can do’ attitude.

This is an excellent opportunity for finance professionals looking to take their career to the next level. If you believe you have the skills, commercial acumen and motivation to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking finance team then we would encourage your application to further your career at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Ernie Falso Job title Head of Finance Capital and Cash Email address

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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