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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2019.

Assistant Business Accountant

Job Reference: 236-COR-AC618-2019

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Salford Care Organisation, Salford
£30,401 - £37,267

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.

The finance team of the Northern Care Alliance has an opportunity for a motivated individual with relevant experience to join the team as the Assistant Business Accountant for the Division of Surgery and Tertiary Medicine

The role will support the organisational aims and objectives by being flexible and responsive, and by ensuring that high quality financial support is delivered to the Division. This involves working closely with colleagues both in finance and the organisation as a whole.

You will also support the finance department in the process of meeting its objectives and assist in the preparation of budgetary and reporting systems and implementing procedures that enable effective financial management and efficient use of resources. This is a pivotal role to contribute to helping the organisation to ensure it maintains its high quality of clinical services whilst identifying ways in which to safely reduce costs.

You will be proactive and highly motivated with strong IT skills, competent in the use of Microsoft Office and computerised ledger systems.

You will also require a good understanding of the accounting function and should be able to plan your workload in order to meet both strict and conflicting deadlines.

You will ideally be AAT qualified or actively studying towards CCAB qualification with experience of working within a finance department.

This is an exciting opportunity to join and contribute to a forward thinking, quality focused organisation and will provide excellent experience to someone who is looking to progress their career in finance.

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mike Perkins Acting Business Accountant

061 206 5894


Daryl Cassidy Divisional Accountant

0161 206 0003

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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