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Assistant Finance Manager

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Wakefield, United Kingdom £24,907 to £30,615 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_j3RwmuqQN9Ak

Assistant Finance Manager

Job Reference: 377-CORP37784

Employer: Department: Finance Location: Wakefield Salary: £24,907 to £30,615 per annum

Thank you for your interest in a post at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Every employee at the Trust strives to provide excellent patient experience every single time. We strive to be an excellent employer for every one of our employees from the day they apply for employment with us. We have four core values, developed by our staff, and these are at the heart of everything we do to enable us to deliver our ambitions of excellence. You can find out more about our vision and values from our videos and website, which you can access via this page.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and to contribute to the Chief Executive's vision to embed Quality Improvement and transformation as a key aspect of the Mid Yorkshire culture. The Trust is a large acute trust based in West Yorkshire receiving income of around £500m. The Financial Management team are based at Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, but the post holder will be required to work across all sites.

We are looking for a full time Assistant Finance Manager to form part of the Financial Management team, supporting and working within a smaller divisional Finance Team. You will be a highly motivated, hard-working, and focused individual who is able to provide accurate financial and analytical support to the relevant operational teams. The job role is wide and varied and hence you must be able to manage competing demands for your time. Flexibility and adaptability are key to this role, as is a desire to learn and develop.

This role will assist in the provision of financial support and advice to Trust Directorates working with budget holders and the Directorate managers to establish a sound basis for understanding the financial position. The post holder will assist the Finance Manager (Financial Management) in ensuring that robust monitoring information is provided to enable directorates to manage their financial position and the Trust to fulfil its financial duties.

The key duties for this role are budget calculations and input into financial systems, costings of specialty based budget holder developments, investigation of expenditure and category C income, identification of prepayments and accruals, attend management meetings, provide financial costing support on business cases, day to day staff supervision, reconciliation of control accounts and year end accounting.

The post holder will have experience working within a variety of finance functions and be part qualified or qualified by experience. You will also need to be computer literate, particularly on excel, and have good written and verbal communication skills. Analytical skills, influencing skills and leadership qualities are also essential as part of this role.

For more information on this role, please contact Nina Dixon (

Interview date to be confirmed and will be conducted in line with Government social distancing guidelines.

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