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Management Accounts Assistant

Job Reference: 390-R5684-CO

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Management Accounts
Location:
Southend on Sea
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761 per ann

Mid and South Essex health and social care organisations serve a population of around 1.2 million people. Within the health system currently, there are three acute hospitals trusts including Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a combined income of c£945 million. Recognising that greater collaboration across this part of Essex is required to solve long standing financial, quality and operational challenges, agreement was reached in a number of stages since 2017 to work in an increasingly collaborative way between the Trusts to undertake the reconfiguration of clinical services, supported by an "in common" governance and leadership structure. Since early 2017 we have benefitted from a single executive team across the three organisations. Since January 2019, all of our Trust Boards and our committees meet "in common" only as a matter of course.

In January 2018, the Trust Boards with support from commissioners and from our regulators including NHS Improvement, to pursue a merger of the three organisations. Subject to regulatory approval, we will merge in April 2020 to become Mid & South Essex University Hospitals – a new single organisation, having university teaching and NHS foundation trust status. The new organisation presents an ideal opportunity for you to take a leading and influential role both internally and externally within a health and social care system

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic and professional finance team as a Management Accounts Assistant. We are looking for an individual who is AAT Technician Qualified (or equivalent), well organised, reliable and who is passionate and committed to achieving the Trust’s goals.

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the Deputy Finance Manager and support the Corporate Finance Manager in providing a high quality service of information and advice to Corporate Directorates and managers. They will also carry out a range of core finance duties and to provide organisational and administrative support within the Finance Department

You will be based in modern offices at Britannia House, Eastwood. Previous NHS experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Marie Miller - marie.miller@southend.nhs.uk




  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days

  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.



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