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Finance Assistant

Job Reference: 175-1718-FN1145

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Papworth Everard, Cambridge
£16,968 to £19,852 pa

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff.

In September 2017 the hospital was delighted to receive a royal title following approval from Her Majesty The Queen. Royal Papworth will become the first royal hospital in the East of England, in recognition of its pioneering history and continued commitment to developing the treatments of the future. We look forward to welcoming you to Royal Papworth and becoming part of our future.

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is currently preparing for its move to a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) in September 2018 and to Administrative Offices in Huntingdon in June 2018.


Finance Assistant (Accounts Receivable)

Band- 3

32 hours per week (flexible working and job share considered)

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeking for a motivated individual to join its Finance Department in the post of Finance Assistant (Accounts Receivable).

The post involves working within a small team, the Finance Assistant (Accounts Receivable) and also to work within the Financial Services department which covers accounts payable, accounts receivable, cashiering, charitable funds and R&D accounting. This role will be responsible for all tasks associated with raising the Hospitals sales invoices and will need to be able to provide cover in the other areas in the department. The post holder will need to develop a good understanding of the VAT rules for sales invoices.

No formal qualification is required however applicants must have had previous experience in working within a financial accounts team and be familiar with computerised financial ledgers. The ability to manage and prioritise your work load whilst working to strict deadlines is essential.

This post will initially be based in Papworth Everard and then from June 2018 will be based in our Administrative Offices in Huntingdon. There may be some requirement for travel to Papworth Everard until August 2018 and then to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus from September 2018.

Closing Date - 25th February 2018

Interview Date - 8th March 2018

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, Occupational Health Service, Personal Support (via Occupational Health), Childcare Vouchers, Onsite Gym, NHS Discounts, Chaplaincy, Staff Recognition Scheme, NHS Fleet Car Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Corporate Gym Membership, Low cost Home Ownership Schemes, Subsidised Restaurant, Programme of Social Events, Flexible Working Options and Library.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

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 Border Agency 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 Border Agency website.

In submitting an application form you authorise Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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