Finance Manager

Primary Integrated Community Services

The closing date is 04 July 2021

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our dynamic team. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about providing a high quality service.

You will be supported by a team of professionals, workingto deliver the operational management of PICS finance, forecasting and strategic goals. You will be part of the leadership team and finance committee, where you will report on monthly budgets, each quarter, trends, forecasts and annual statements.

Main duties of the job

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing accounting operations (including Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Bank reconciliations, Cost Accounting, Capital Accounting and Revenue Recognition)
  • Streamlining and improving financial systems, operations and procedures/processes including keeping up to date with technological advances and accounting software to ensure fit for purpose

  • Oversight of the banking system, payments (including debit card) and internet purchasing accounts, salaries payments, NHS and other pension payments, monitoring of HMRC payments and statements

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified CCAB/CIMA Accountant
  • Post graduate/finance related qualification

About us

We offer a comprehensive package which includes:

  • Part of a team of experienced managers and supported by the Managing Director who will help support your professional development
  • Part of the NHS Pension Scheme or an alternative government based scheme (based on eligibility) with generous employer contributions
  • Competitive salaries with clear progression pathways referenced to NHS Agenda for Change
  • Fully integrated with NHS IT systems
  • Generous annual leave entitlement which references NHS Agenda for Change and recognises previous NHS service
    • On appointment 27 days plus 8 days bank holiday entitlement
    • After 5 years 29 days plus 8 days bank holiday entitlement
    • After 10 years 33 days plus 8 days bank holiday entitlement
  • Competitive leave entitlement that includes sickness pay and maternity leave
  • Join a caring culture and a company of can do experts

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job purpose:

The Finance Manager is a key position in the organisation, holding responsibility for the operational management and day to day running of the organisations finances. You will also be a pivotal member of the leadership team, supporting the delivery of PICS strategic goals, focused on ensuring the organisation delivers its financial plan, achieves sustainable growth and maintains its position as a trusted, financially stable organisation in the Nottinghamshire health and care system.

Your responsibilities are diverse and include:

  • Managing accounting operations (including Billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Bank reconciliations, Cost Accounting, Capital Accounting and Revenue Recognition)
  • Ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed and reported including variances to budget/plans
  • Creating monthly budget reports, quarterly reports to identify results, trends and financial forecasts and annual financial statements
  • Cash flow management and debt/debt collection
  • Oversight of the banking system, payments (including debit card) and internet purchasing accounts, salaries payments, NHS and other pension payments, monitoring of HMRC payments and statements
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place (and adhered to) by reviewing business processes and accounting policies.
  • Streamlining and improving financial systems, operations and procedures/processes including keeping up to date with technological advances and accounting software to ensure fit for purpose
  • Supervising, managing and developing finance team staff
  • Managing the audit process and being the point of contact for auditors on any technical accounting matters
  • Contributing to company financial strategy and decision-making processes including Identifying cost reduction opportunities
  • Assisting the FD in presenting reports to managers, finance committee and board
  • Supporting the production of the annual report and accounts and other financial reports
  • Assisting with interpretation and implementation of new regulatory and reporting standards and amendments liaising with the auditors
  • Strong & demonstrable leadership skills
  • Engaging - Keen to develop and progress members of the team (with previous demonstrable experience of doing so)
  • Forward thinking/innovative/challenge the status quo
  • Providing financial training and support to managers/budget holders
  • Supporting the FD with technical accounting papers for the Finance Committee
  • Providing corporation tax and VAT planning advice with reference to current legislation and ensuring the necessary accounting and payments are completed in a timely manner
  • Keeping up to date with relevant accounting, business and personal/team development opportunities
  • Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. NHS CCG, ICS, ICP, PCNS, local partners, auditors, insurers, bankers and suppliers
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and procedures

General:

  • Represent PICS at local forums as required
  • Provide support as required to the Managing Director and across the organisation including (but not limited to) on-call duties, facilities management, incident management, Sustainability and compliance with external assessments/requirements
  • To promote excellent standards across the organisation
  • To liaise and work with the management team and others to support the organisation

Please download the supporting documentation to read the full job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Please provide detailed information of how you feel that your skills and ability are suitable for this role; please provide examples to support your application referring to the job description and person specification for guidance.

Experience

Essential

  • Please provide detailed information of how you feel that your experience is suitable for this role; please provide examples to support your application referring to the job description and person specification for guidance.

Personal qualities

Essential

  • Please provide details for why you would be a great fit for this role and why you have decided to apply.

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Primary Integrated Community Services

Address

Unit H4 Ash Tree Court

Nottingham Business Park

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

NG8 6PY


Employer's website

http://picsnhs.org.uk/


Date posted

10 June 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£38,890 to £51,668 a year

Contract

Fixed-Term

Duration

2 years

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

E0220-21-8535

Job locations

Unit H4 Ash Tree Court

Nottingham Business Park

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

NG8 6PY


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