Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 25 February 2024
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.
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
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).