Business Finance Manager

Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership

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Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward-thinking person to join our friendly practice team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all elements of the practice finances and facilities for a busy, two site general practice. 

Main duties of the job

  • Preparation and maintenance of monthly accounts
  • Maintaining the financial integrity of the accounting general ledger
  • Budget preparation and monitoring against monthly reforecast and key performance indicators, undertaking financial risk management as required
  • Analysis of both financial and non-financial information leading to insights needed to improve the profitability and performance of the business
  • Maintenance, review and reforecast of cash flow, taking appropriate action to mitigate any problems
  • Monthly payroll collation and processing, including pensions and HMRC
  • VAT calculations and returns
  • Commercial lead on Practice contracts
  • Liaise with external Accountants in the production of annual Partnership accounts
  • To oversee the Practice’s Facilities Management including Health & Safety
  • To ensure the daily smooth running of the practice’s computer systems, making recommendations for improving the Practice’s IT systems and processes, and leading on training as required
  • With the Practice Manager, develop internal control policies and procedures
  • Team of two direct reports

About us

Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership is a 17,500 patient practice serving the town of Marlborough and village of Pewsey in North East Wiltshire, and their surrounding rural environments. The practice is situated within the heart of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; has a range of excellent local schools and is close to the M4 and mainline railway services to London and the rest of the country.

The Partnership delivers care from two surgery buildings in Marlborough and Pewsey and also offers medical services to Marlborough College, Care Homes in the local area and Cotswold House, an inpatient eating disorder unit at Savernake Hospital.

Date posted

20 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience £50-55k pa FTE

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A0997-22-5198

Job locations

George Lane

Marlborough

Wiltshire

SN8 4BY


Pewsey Surgery

High Street

Pewsey

Wiltshire

SN9 5AQ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role and expectations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role and expectations.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Excellent standard of education with excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • CIMA, ACA Accounting Qualification or QBE

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of maintaining financial reporting and information systems
  • Experience of data analysis and the production of reports
  • Experience of financial planning and forecasting

Desirable

  • Experience of using the Xero financial system
  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting
  • Experience of primary care / running costs for NHS organisations

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to achieve and negotiate opportunities to enhance service delivery
  • Effective communication (written, oral and presenting) and collaboration skills
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft Office & Xero)
  • Strategic thinker and negotiator
  • Able to strike the right balance between challenge and support across an organisation
  • Able to strike the right balance between challenge and support across the organisation at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective time management (planning and organising)
  • Ability to network and build relationships
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills

Desirable

  • SystmOne user skills

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and proactive
  • Ability to use initiative and judgement
  • Forward thinker with a solutions-focused approach
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident, assertive and resilient
  • Ability to use initiative and make relevant recommendations to line manager

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to work outside core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Full UK driving licence
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Excellent standard of education with excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • CIMA, ACA Accounting Qualification or QBE

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of maintaining financial reporting and information systems
  • Experience of data analysis and the production of reports
  • Experience of financial planning and forecasting

Desirable

  • Experience of using the Xero financial system
  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting
  • Experience of primary care / running costs for NHS organisations

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to achieve and negotiate opportunities to enhance service delivery
  • Effective communication (written, oral and presenting) and collaboration skills
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft Office & Xero)
  • Strategic thinker and negotiator
  • Able to strike the right balance between challenge and support across an organisation
  • Able to strike the right balance between challenge and support across the organisation at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective time management (planning and organising)
  • Ability to network and build relationships
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills

Desirable

  • SystmOne user skills

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and proactive
  • Ability to use initiative and judgement
  • Forward thinker with a solutions-focused approach
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confident, assertive and resilient
  • Ability to use initiative and make relevant recommendations to line manager

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to work outside core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Full UK driving licence

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.

Additional information

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership

Address

George Lane

Marlborough

Wiltshire

SN8 4BY


Employer's website

https://www.kamp.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership

Address

George Lane

Marlborough

Wiltshire

SN8 4BY


Employer's website

https://www.kamp.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Practice Manager

Amy Lacey

kamp.practice@nhs.net

01672569990

Date posted

20 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience £50-55k pa FTE

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A0997-22-5198

Job locations

George Lane

Marlborough

Wiltshire

SN8 4BY


Pewsey Surgery

High Street

Pewsey

Wiltshire

SN9 5AQ


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