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Finance and Contracting Analyst

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
York, United Kingdom £24,907 - £30,615 per annum
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Finance and Contracting Analyst

Job Reference: 419-2642913-FCA-F

Employer: Department: Finance Location: York or Scarborough Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Do you share our values? We're looking for applications from people who:
  • care about what they do;
  • respect and value others;
  • listen in order to improve; and
  • always do what they can to be helpful help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.

Hours : 37.5 hours per week

Contract type : Permanent
  • Do you have experience of NHS Financial Reporting and Contracting?
  • Are you a spreadsheet enthusiast with a head for figures and an eye for detail?
  • Are you passionate about helping our innovative organisation, to optimise its clinical income and improve patient services?
If the answer to these questions is yes, read on to find out more.

This role presents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be involved in the dynamic world of NHS Finance and Contracting. Joining a small, but very busy team, which is responsible for securing £500 million of clinical income for the Trust each year, the postholder will assist to interpret and implement National Tariff Payment System guidance and support and advise Finance and Care Group Managers with their financial planning and performance monitoring.

Key duties of the role include; obtaining and processing clinical activity data - in order to produce monthly monitoring reports for the Trust's Board of Directors and numerous commissioners using the Service Level Agreement Monitoring (SLAM) system. The postholder will also raise invoices and resolve commissioner queries and challenges in a timely manner, in order to secure both contract and non contract clinical income for the Trust.

We are looking for an experienced finance and contracting professional, who is confident in their ability to handle and analyse large spreadsheets of complex data with speed and accuracy. The successful candidate will also be a conscientious and committed team player, with strong communication skills and a history of providing high quality information to tight timescales. Due to our challenging deadlines and conflicting priorities, the role can involve working flexibly at times. Knowledge of the National Tariff Payment System guidance and experience of using SLAM would be an advantage.

Do feel free to call with any queries or for an informal chat about the role.

It's not just the area that's a great draw. In addition, as a member of our team you'll have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Axham - Finance and Contracting Manager


Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

Agile and Flexible Working
We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments whilst ensuring minimal service impact, and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named below to discuss any requirements you may have.

DBS Checks

All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.

Please note that Volunteers, Bank only staff and Apprentices on the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we're proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our 'Our guidance for applicants' before applying. Good luck with your application!

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