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Financial Accountant

Job Reference: 833-AG-CC-378-19

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
1st floor, Stockdale House
Headingley Business Park
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum

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.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust has a good track record of delivering financial objectives and an opportunity has arisen for someone to join this small successful team on a fixed term contract or secondment for twelve months to cover maternity leave.

The Financial Accountant provides operational leadership to support the Senior Financial Accountant in providing a comprehensive financial accounts function for the Trust. This includes day to day co-ordination of the provision of Financial Services and ensuring that financial accounting information is processed in accordance with agreed procedures in order to provide accurate and timely information for Annual Accounts and other statutory or required returns.

You will be CCAB qualified and be able to clearly demonstrate from your skills and experiences how you can take responsibility for this role. As a senior member of the Trust's finance team you will be pro-active in ensuring that your responsibilities are delivered and that you can support others to deliver their objectives.

You will have a leadership style which is underpinned by strongly held values around equality, diversity and openness; effectively building and maintaining relationships with direct reportee(s) and other key individuals across the organisation; ensuring staff are clear about their responsibilities in delivering results and inspiring others to be positive in their pursuit of continuous improvement.

Who we are?

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.

We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated "Good", with our Adult Services rated "Outstanding" for caring.

If you are applying on a secondment basis, please ensure you have the approval of your Line Manager prior to applying.

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 (Enhanced £48.83 or Standard £30) 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.

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