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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/03/2019.

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Trainee Management Accountant

Job Reference: 425-A-19-26686

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£20,150 - £23,363 per annum

The Finance department within the Trust is dedicated to investing in the development of its staff, enabling the team to provide valuable and effective advice and support to the Trust’s services.

The position will be within the Management Accounts team, providing financial support to a number of clinical and non-clinical services in the Trust. The successful candidates will receive full on the job training as well as study support to enable the individuals to work towards qualification with a recognised CCAB professional body.

The post holder duties include: Provide, interpret and advise upon good quality reliable financial information in order to facilitate sound and effective management of the Trust at all levels and to enable the Trust to operate at both an operational and strategic level. Maintain the ledger by preparing and entering journals as directed by the Divisional Accountants.

Ensuring all system procedures are adhered to and that information held on the finance system is accurate and the 10 days month end reporting deadline is met. Meet with budget managers on a monthly basis to discuss their financial position and to provide high quality budget reports and analytical reviews to assist them in discharging their duties.

Provide ad-hoc costings to managers as required. This requires a knowledge of the payroll rates and allowances for a range of staff in addition to a knowledge of the applicable rates of superannuation and employers’ national insurance contributions. Raise invoices for Trust to Trust Services and Service Level Agreement Income, responding to queries arising where appropriate. Review invoices received for services provided to the Trust, ensuring they are accurate. Support the Divisional Accountants with the development of Service Line Reports by inputting monthly support service recharges.

Annually to provide data to assist with the formation of activity plans and unit costs for such services, plus the uploading of phased income and expenditure budgets.

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.

UK Registration

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

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