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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/06/2019.

Management Accountant (FAA)

Job Reference: 236-HOST-AC80-2019

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Management Accountant (Finance and Analytics)
NHS Transformation Unit, Floor 4, 11 Ducie Street, M1 2JB, Manchester
£44,606 - £50,819 pro rata

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

Management Accountant – Finance & Analytics

The TU is a new and fundamentally different organisation to many other NHS services. We provide NHS Internal Consultancy services, for the NHS by the NHS.

Created in 2012 to provide support to Greater Manchester, the TU has expanded and now has a customer base that covers the UK. The TU is governed by a standalone Board and is hosted by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

The TU works with clients to ensure that change is delivered within a strategic context and drives forward new thinking in how public services can be delivered, to be more effective, more efficient and achieve better outcomes for patients.

The Transformation Unit are looking for a highly motivated senior leader who is experienced in leading high performing staff in consultancy and project settings. This is a part time role with flexible working opportunities. Applicants should have:


    • Experience developing forecasting and planning;


    • The ability to complete Budget Setting, Annual Plan, Monthly monitoring and Reporting activities and returns to the required standards and timetables;


    • Assist with the provision of information and analysis for reviews;


    • Experience in providing financial input into decisions regarding strategic direction and management;


    • The ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with key senior level stakeholder, both internal and external.

The Transformation Unit business is based on our values; these are described below and shortlisted candidates will be asked to demonstrate their fit with these values as part of the recruitment process.

People Focused

We have those who access and deliver health and care at the heart of all we do. We recognise, acknowledge and celebrate all contributions.


We respectfully challenge convention, ourselves and each other to excel. We have the strength, willingness and determination to make things happen.


We act professionally with compassion, respect, responsibility and honesty. We do what is right and fair, not what is easy. We are accountable for all of our actions.


We actively support, develop and care for all our people. We value and ensure our health and wellbeing is our priority.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Please note we are based at Ducie Street, Manchester but our work is based in and outside of Greater Manchester. You may be required to work at any establishment at any time throughout the duration of their contract, normally within the UK, or as set out under the terms of their contract.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26th June.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jess Boothroyd:

If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values (patient and customer focus, continuous improvement. Accountability and respect) help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and our staff.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly.

Service details will be requested electronically from the previous employer for applicants who have NHS service

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