Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
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CPFT have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed Finance Manager who will be an integral part of our supportive and dedicated finance team.
We are looking for someone who is committed to delivering high quality professional Business Partnering support to our Adult mental health clinical services, but also has a culture of wanting to drive continuous improvement, and be part of a high performing team.
The post holder will be fully, or part qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant, ideally they will have NHS experience, or looking to start a career in NHS finance.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for delivering comprehensive financial management support to the Adult mental health clinical services, which includes Acute and Specialist inpatient wards, and Community services, Learning Disabilities and Forensic services. This will involve engaging with a variety of staff both internally and externally to the Trust, and at different levels of seniority.
They will also be responsible for month end Management Accounts reporting and forecasting. They will be a lead role in helping the Directorate to compile it's Annual financial plan, whilst ensuring delivery of their financial objectives throughout the financial year, including the identification and delivery of financial efficiencies.
The role will be an integral part of the Finance Team providing a reliable and responsive financial management service.
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
- To act as a Financial business partner to the Adult & Specialist mental health Directorate, reporting and advising on all material variances, including assessment of impact and consequences
- Financial Planning, including annual budget setting and monitoring against plan throughout the financial year.
- Produce accurate, timely and user-friendly budgetary control information
- To monitor and report on the achievement of savings plans for agreed areas of responsibility
- To provide financial and performance support to the development of Service Development and Business cases for agreed areas of responsibility
- To contribute to costing exercises as necessary, including patient level costing (PLICS)
- To assist in the production of annual accounts and other statutory returns including the Agreement of Balances
- To line manage direct report and supporting staff as required responsible for appraisal, supervision and all day to day management actions.
- Contribute to the development of Finance Strategy and Financial policies and procedures
- Contribute towards team service improvement project.
Knowledge & Skills
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