2 weeks ago

Senior Financial Accountant

Leicester 47.1K - 53.2K Permanent

Job Reference: 892867KK

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – and increasingly specialist services over a much wider area.

The Trust have been on a tremendous Improvement journey in recent years. With significant local and national support, the Trust are part of the Recovery Support Programme and has made a 20% investment in the Finance team, investing in training and development, improving the culture and creating an environment that's positive and supportive, and bolstering resources to ensure it is well sourced and supported to deliver a best in class finance function.

This is a technical finance role where the post holder will lead and performance manage the Financial Accounts team in providing a technical  financial service and financial accounting activities to the Trust, ensuring that the Trust meets its duties in these areas. The post holder will also lead and performance manage the Trust’s tax agenda and Charitable Funds and Pharmacy Subsidiary Finance teams in providing financial systems and processes relating to these entities.

The Senior Financial Accountant will also lead and performance manage the Charitable Funds team in providing financial systems and processes relating to the Leicester Hospitals Charity.

The Senior Financial Accountant will support the production of the annual accounts and in year, monthly financial monitoring returns. They will ensure that appropriate systems of financial control are in place and operating effectively, and will support the management, monitoring and development of the Trust’s ledger system.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust as Senior Financial Accountant, as they embark on the next stage of their journey.

At UHL they believe in the abilities of their people. They believe it's about outputs not inputs. They believe in supporting their staff to be the best they can be, whether that be at work or in their personal lives.

By embracing new digital technologies and recognising how they are revolutionising the workplace, they have been able to create a more leaner and agile workforce, with a support network to ensure the team have the tools they need to excel in the environment they choose. They plan to continue to support agile working, whilst recognising in certain roles there will also be a requirement for candidates to be on site one or two days per week.

They champion leadership qualities, embrace challenge and new ways of thinking, and work with individuals to develop their skills so they feel fulfilled in their careers and valued.

They have a passion for improvement and are looking for like-minded individuals with ambition and drive to lead by example and take the team with them.

If you are an ambitious CCAB finance professional with a commercial flair, who is resilient in their approach and has an appetite for leadership and improvement, we want to hear from you. We also welcome applicants from other sectors who have the transferable skills, mind-set and resilience to succeed in this demanding yet rewarding sector.

For further information and the full job description for the Senior Financial Accountant position, please contact Kathryn Knight on 07966020574 or kathyrn.knight@cyresourcing.com

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