Assistant Management Accountant

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We are seeking an AAT qualified accounting technician looking to become fully qualified accountants under the government's apprenticeship system to fill a permanent band 5 assistant management accountant position.

The course will be fully funded under the apprenticeship system and 20% of the full time hours will be used for training either in college or training at work.

These positions will give the successful applicants the chance to grow their professional skills and judgement at a high level and will need to deliver results quickly and effectively within the financial management team for a number of high profile areas of the trust, whilst studying for an internationally recognised qualification.

If you wish to discuss these roles further please contact Andrew Taggart in Finance.

Main duties of the job

  • Support budget holders on achieving best value for money from resources
  • Support the Management Accountants with the annual budget setting process
  • To investigate budgetary variances and providing responses to budget holders
  • To provide leadership to management account assistants and task manage their workload
  • To prepare journals for entry into the financial system
  • To maintain the Trust chart of accounts and ESR work structures
  • To assist the publishing of the Finance Report

About us

Working for us is an experience like no other. We provide emergency and urgent care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, operating across the largest ambulance region in England and responding to an average of 2,650 incidents every day.

We remain committed to ensuring that we provide the best possible care for all our patients, which is reflected in our new five-year strategy which has continually improving patient care at its very core.

The role is based in Exeter, one of the most vibrant, attractive and historically interesting cities in England, with excellent transport links and a great mix of independent shops, cafes and bars.

If you embody our values of one team, compassionate and innovative and are looking to make a real difference to peoples' lives, then we would love to hear from you.

In return we will equip you with the skills and resources you need to thrive in your role.

You will have opportunities to progress to roles across the Trust and enjoy continuous professional development.

Benefits

  • Competitive NHS salary
  • A standard working week of 37.5 hours
  • Holiday entitlements of 27 days per year, plus general and public holidays, rising to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Pay enhancements for out of hours, shift and overtime working
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Career and salary progression
  • Car leasing scheme
  • Free parking across Trust sites
  • Staff networks
  • Wide range of discounts from various organisations across the UK

Date posted

26 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

202-6406465

Job locations

Trust HQ

Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter

EX2 7HY


Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about this role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Education & qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum of 7 GCSEs grade C and above including Maths and English or equivalent

Desirable

  • European Computer Driving Licence
  • Studying for an accountancy qualification
  • Minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent

Previous experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a financial environment

Desirable

  • National Health Service experience
Person Specification

Education & qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum of 7 GCSEs grade C and above including Maths and English or equivalent

Desirable

  • European Computer Driving Licence
  • Studying for an accountancy qualification
  • Minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent

Previous experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a financial environment

Desirable

  • National Health Service experience

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trust HQ

Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter

EX2 7HY


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trust HQ

Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter

EX2 7HY


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Lead Management Accountant

Andrew Taggart

andrew.taggart@swast.nhs.uk

01392261547

Date posted

26 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

202-6406465

Job locations

Trust HQ

Abbey Court, Eagle Way, Sowton Industrial Estate

Exeter

EX2 7HY


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