Associate Finance Business Partner

Aylesford, Kent, England
ME20 7JZ
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 Jun 2021
Closes
8 Jul 2021

Job Description

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust to join the Finance department as an Associate Finance Business Partner. Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, you will support in the effective financial management of specific Trust budgets and manage a varied and challenging workload.

You will provide financial advice, support and information to service managers, finance and other Trust colleagues for services pertinent to this post and participate in budget setting, monitoring and forecasting for relevant areas of responsibility.

In order to succeed in this role you will be highly motivated, AAT qualified or CCAB part qualified, possess excellent communication skills. A good knowledge of NHS financial regimes, policies and processes will be an advantage but is not essential.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of first class, effective financial advice and support to the wider organisation. This will include production of monthly management accounts, supporting budget holders to understand the financial position and providing ad hoc costing and analysis both within the finance directorate and for the wider
organisation.

Working for our organisation

Working for your organisation

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Attend monthly financial meetings with budget holders to review the financial position, and to liaise with them regularly to update forecasts, provide ad hoc analysis and discuss financial queries which are often complex and/or sensitive.

Discuss with budget holders performance against budget and to work with them to help identify the causes of variances and to suggest possible corrective action.

Provide financial support, costings and advice to managers, including advice on Standing Financial Instructions, Financial Procedures and the Budget Holder Guide, including advice on complex financial and corporate issues to non-financial managers.

Coordinate own work and liaise with Management Accounts Assistants in the department to prepare monthly accounts.

This will involve maintaining and updating financial systems for the post holder's
Care Group within set deadlines including as appropriate:
• Accruals and Prepayments
• Recharges in and out (where necessary liaising with external organisations)
• Agency Accruals
• Staff payroll monitoring and coding
• Coding of non-pay invoices
Produce monthly budget statements, variance analysis, Quality Performance Review report and
associated monthly budgetary information in conjunction with the Finance Business Partner.Attend and present financial information at Care Group Team Meetings.

Person specificationQualificationsEssential criteria
  • Part qualified CCAB (or professionally recognised equivalent)
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


ExperienceEssential criteria
  • Significant experience working in financial management
  • Experience of working in finance in a large, complex organisation
  • Experience of preparing monthly accounts including variance analysis, accruals and prepayments, and forecasting


KnowledgeEssential criteria
  • Knowledge of NHS accounting policies, procedures
  • Knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, financial systems & costing methodologies
  • Computerised accounting systems
  • Appreciation of operational issues


SkillsEssential criteria
  • Work under pressure and meet conflicting pressures
  • Able to work with other professions and liaise where required with multidisciplinary teams
  • Able to interpret financial/numerical data and complete trend analysis


KMPT Staff

Ref: 317397758

Job Details

Associate Finance Business Partner

Aylesford, Kent, Englandd Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
9 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Jul 2021

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