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Senior Divisional Accountant

Job Reference: 425-A-18-24779

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£42,414 - £49,969 per annum

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a Specialist Children’s healthcare provider with a strong reputation for delivering high quality, safe and effective care to Children and Young People in the north of England and beyond. The Trust provides a comprehensive range of care including highly specialised Hospital Services, General Hospital services including ED and a full range of Community and Mental Health Services.

Our mission is to “provide care and treatment of the highest standard to the children and young people of Sheffield, South Yorkshire and beyond, working closely with children and their families, other partners, and our staff to improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of the younger population.”

The Trust is entering an exciting phase as it continues to expand services into a new wing on the Western Bank site, providing much improved Outpatient facilities and Inpatient Wards to deliver the high quality care expected by our patients. As part of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System, our plans place centre-stage the unique and important role the Trust has in leading change and improving standards of healthcare for Children and Young People across the wider health economy.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious individual to join our dedicated Management Accounts team, to lead in the provision of excellent financial support to a designated division.

The successful candidate will ensure that strong management accounting procedures are adhered to and work closely with the Principal Accountant to provide robust financial information in a timely manner to enable monthly internal and external reporting timetables to be met.

You are required to provide, interpret and advise upon good quality, reliable financial information in order to facilitate sound and effective Management of the Trust at all levels, including working closely with the Associate Directors of the divisions to develop balance financial plans and to monitor financial performance against them and recommend appropriate actions to address issues identified.

The ideal candidate will be a CCAB or CIMA qualified accountant, who is able to demonstrate experience of effective financial management, with strong personal qualities, including communication skills and team working.

In return the position will provide the right individual with an exciting opportunity to work across all levels of the Trust and an environment to further develop their experience and enhance their future career potentials.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

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