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One Hatfield Hospital has a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, dynamic and experienced Finance Manager to join our friendly team. Based at our Hatfield hospital in Hertfordshire, you will also support our sister hospital in Chelmsford.
Main duties of the job
This is a holistic finance role encompassing management and financial reporting alongside business partnering. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and Hospital Director, you will lead and control the financial management of the hospital to ensure accurate and timely preparation of accounting and financial information, cost management and optimisation of revenue. Management and continuous development of part of the finance team including AP, AR, Billing and Cash Management. As part of the senior management team, the Finance Manager needs to support colleagues by sharing their financial expertise to support the wider Group strategy. Hours: 37.5 per week; flexible 7.5 hour shifts between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday Opportunities to work from home on a hybrid basis on occasions. Salary: Locally competitive: based on skillset and experience In addition, you will receive 33 days of annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, and an extensive benefits package which includes our pension scheme, employee discounts, free parking, onsite restaurant and much more.
One Hatfield Hospital is Hertfordshire's newest private hospital and has the very latest technology ensuring that our operating theatres provide patients and employees with the very best environment to keep them safe and free from infection. Our private hospital is home to the latest theatres, luxury en-suite bedrooms, specialist rehabilitation Physiotherapy and outpatient diagnostic facilities including fast-track access to X-ray, CT, MRI and ultrasound. One Hatfield is ideally located for candidates around the Hatfield, St Albans, Stevenage, Watford, North London, Essex and throughout Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
Managing a large ledger over multiple accounts including insurance companies, patients and NHS CCGs working to achieve target debt levels
Develop and maintain strong relationships with the health insurance companies and communicate changes as appropriate to ensure efficient cash flow management
Collect outstanding monies from Insurance Companies and Self Paying patients by letter and phone
Minimise the amount of debt that requires bad debt provision
Escalate problem debts to hospital management in a timely manner
Taking credit card payments
Where required, initiate legal proceedings and compile required documentation necessary to bring outstanding debts to a satisfactory conclusion
Posting receipts in an accurate and timely manner. Actively chase for remittance advice to accurately allocate the cash received
Manage the process for using portals as a communication mechanism as required by insurers
Resolve customer queries, in person or via the phone or email, in a professional manner
Investigating any unallocated funds and reconciling accounts
Managing strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).