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Financial Controller

Job Reference: 411-CORP-2019-31320

Employer:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
411 Financial Accounts (917612)
Location:
Liverpool
Salary:
£52,306 to £60,983 pa

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Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

Please note: If you are an ‘At Risk’ NHS employee you must state this clearly at the top of the Additional Information section on your application form.

Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.

To find out more about the various careers available see Alder Hey Careers link below



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An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint to the Financial Controller role within the Finance Department at Alder Hey. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic CCAB or CIMA qualified accountant with experience of working at a senior level within a Finance or Business Environment.

The role will provide management and leadership to the financial accounts department and will be responsible for the preparation of the Trust’s annual statutory accounts and related NHS Improvement submissions.  They will work closely with the Trusts senior finance team and will lead and manage the reporting of working capital, cash and liquidity positions ensuring the Trust has sufficient cash available to achieve its ambitions. 

As a world leader in healthcare and research we have built something amazing ‘Alder Hey in the Park’. A hospital for children designed and inspired by children. Along with a radical and ambitious vision, the Children’s Health Park is the future design of paediatric care and there is nothing like it anywhere else in Europe.

We have already earned our place as one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals, thanks to innovation and pioneering medical work. We treat 270,000 patients and perform over 13,000 surgical procedures every year. Our catchment area has a population of over 7million, stretching from Cumbria, through Lancashire, Merseyside, most of Cheshire, parts of Shropshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man. Children from nearly every part of the UK, and from around the world, visit Alder Hey for specialist treatment.

We are recognised as a Centre of Excellence for children with cancer, cardiac, spinal and brain disease. We have been designated by the Department of Health as a national centre for craniofacial surgery and epilepsy surgery. Alder Hey is also a designated Paediatric major trauma unit.

If you are an experienced and qualified accountant and would like the opportunity to work at a world leading children’s hospital  please complete the on-line application.  If you would like to discuss this opportunity further or visit Alder Hey please call Alison Chew, Associate Director of Finance on 0151 252 5698




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We reserve the right to close vacancies without notice when we have received a sufficient number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please ensure you check the email account from which you apply regularly as we will contact you using this regarding your application. All candidates will be notified via email whether or not they have been shortlisted.

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.



Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
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Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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