Business Finance Officer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
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The REACHE Team has an opportunity for a motivated individual with relevant experience to join the team as the Business Finance Officer.
The role is to support development of REACHE finance reporting and its operational work streams and by ensuring that high quality financial support is delivered and information is processed in accordance with procedures, in order to provide monthly reports. This involves working closely with colleagues both in NCA finance and within REACHE
You will also support the REACHE team in the process of meeting its objectives, assist in the preparation of budgetary and reporting systems and implementing procedures that enable effective financial management and efficient use of resources.
This is a pivotal role to contribute to helping REACHE to ensure it maintains its high quality of services whilst identifying ways in which to safely reduce costs. The post holder will be required to communicate with colleagues, managers and staff within the NCA and externally with other NHS organisations.
You will ideally be Certificate Level/AAT member with experience of working within a busy finance department. You will be proactive and highly motivated with strong IT skills, competent in the use of Microsoft Office and computerised ledger systems.
This is an exciting opportunity to join and contribute to a forward thinking, quality focused organisation .
Main duties of the job
The post holder will support the production of high quality and timely financial management reports, calculate and prepare recharges of expenditure to external agencies.
To have an excellent understanding with management accounting techniques, policies, procedures and be expected to comply with all Trust policies, Standing Orders and Standing Financial Instructions with minimum supervision.
To calculate accruals and prepayments within strict deadlines for all periodic payments ensuring accurate records are maintained.
To complete, calculate and process of income and expenditure journals in accordance with the reporting timetable.
To complete, calculate and input of budget journals into the Finance system in line with the agreed procedure.
To analyse income and expenditure, identifying, investigating and reporting the reasons for any variances.
To contribute to the business planning and budget setting process, and to provide the ongoing and regular financial monitoring information and advice needed to support the effective management of these resources.
To contribute to the production of budget statements for budget holders within REACHE and to monitor costs and to ensure budgets are updated when necessary.
To be responsible for producing relevant, timely and accurate reports to budget holders; including identifying trends, the reasons for variances from forecasted income & expenditure & options to improve the position and providing reliable predictions for the year.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.
As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.
In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.
Reache NW, established 20 years ago, has delivered Occupational English education and PLAB success for overseas qualified Refugee, Asylum Seeker, Evacuee Doctors, Nurses and allied health professionals and placed them into NHS jobs. Over 600 doctors and AHPs have passed through our programme.
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
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