Accountant (One post – London)
As an Accountant, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the national support unit to:
• Contribute to the provision of a comprehensive accounting function
• Ensure financial information is processed timely, accurately and in accordance with procedures to support internal reporting to managers, directors, staff and clinicians
• Investigate queries and resolve accordingly
• Understand and interpret national and local policy initiatives which impact on the work of the team
• Work within broad professional policies, acting as a specialist on financial accounting matters within delegated responsibility
The post holder will support the national support unit and their team to ensure that their work stream of programmes are planned and managed effectively, and take the lead in assisting in their successful delivery
• Manage the Team’s business support function, including developing and managing the team’s business plan, progress and reporting risk and issue management
• Liaise with appropriate functions within the national support unit and national Director of Finances team
• Manage all corporate business returns, including planning and workforce returns
• Oversight and management of all aspects of the Team budgets
Key areas of work the accountant will support includes in year financial reporting, financial planning and drug validation.
If you are taking up this post on a part time basis, your salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.
We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. If you have not heard from us within 6 weeks from the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful NHS England values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including an invitation to the first stage of the selection process and consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability. If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK. Please refer to the attached guidance document. Failure to bring the required proof will mean that we may be unable to proceed with your interview. Please ensure you provide full contact details, including email address or fax number for each referee.
If you are a licensed Medical Practitioner you must supply your GMC number. Any doctor who is applying for a role with us, who does not have English as their first language, will have to have sat the IELTS and be able to evidence a pass
Please note, if you are successful at interview then your references will be requested upon issue of a written offer letter.