Financial Controller

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 25 February 2024

Job summary

The Postholder will be responsible for Trust's Financial Services function, ensuring that a professional and efficient financial accounts service is provided. This includes delivery of financial accounting and controls, statutory reporting, technical accounting expertise and efficient financial operations. They will lead the production of Annual Accounts and co-ordinating external and internal audit work. They will also play a key role in modelling the behaviours outlined in the Trust values.

Main duties of the job

To coordinate and develop a professional financial accounting service to the Trust in compliance with Internal and External guidelines.

Ensure all statutory/NHS accounts and returns represent a true and fair view and meet the financial timescale and legal requirements, interpreting these where necessary.

To ensure sound system of Internal financial control are in place.

Ensure efficiency, effectiveness, integrity and business focus of financial systems and processes.

About us

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge. We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure.

Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future. Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today. The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence & collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles & interactions. Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality.

The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion & belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.

For a street view tour: https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/virtual-tour

Date posted

08 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8b

Salary

£58,972 to £68,525 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working, Compressed hours

Reference number

175-2324-1-FI360

Job locations

Trustwide

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please include how you will meet the Trust Values Compassion, Excellence and Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • CCAB Qualified

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience in a role within financial services
  • Experience of staff management.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including word, outlook and excel
  • The ability to communicate information to colleagues other hospital staff and individuals outside of the organisation in a confident and professional manner
  • The ability to pay close attention to detail in written and electronic communication and information storage
  • Demonstrate proficient written communication skills
  • Be proactive in organising, prioritising and adjusting own workload in relation to the priorities of the department on a daily basis
  • The ability to suggest & demonstrate changes to own and departmental practice
  • Demonstrates personal duty of care in relation to the safe use of equipment and other resources
  • Maintains the quality in own work
  • Able to motivate a team

Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • CCAB Qualified

Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience in a role within financial services
  • Experience of staff management.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including word, outlook and excel
  • The ability to communicate information to colleagues other hospital staff and individuals outside of the organisation in a confident and professional manner
  • The ability to pay close attention to detail in written and electronic communication and information storage
  • Demonstrate proficient written communication skills
  • Be proactive in organising, prioritising and adjusting own workload in relation to the priorities of the department on a daily basis
  • The ability to suggest & demonstrate changes to own and departmental practice
  • Demonstrates personal duty of care in relation to the safe use of equipment and other resources
  • Maintains the quality in own work
  • Able to motivate a team

Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Please provide evidence of your commitment to uphold the Trust's values: Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Employer's website

https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


Employer's website

https://royalpapworth.nhs.uk/working-here (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Head of Finance

Yemisi Oluwa

y.oluwa@nhs.net

Date posted

08 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8b

Salary

£58,972 to £68,525 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working, Compressed hours

Reference number

175-2324-1-FI360

Job locations

Trustwide

Papworth Road

Cambridge Bio Medical Campus

Cambridge

CB2 0AY


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