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The post holder will be a key member of the finance division. A key part of the role is
to support the Finance Managers and Assistant Head of Capital and Cash in implementing
approaches to capital and cash management across the provider sector, including the
provision of guidance to Trusts on financing applications and capital investment business
case approvals, managing the review and approval of financing applications and capital
investment business cases. The post holder will maintain a key focus on improving the
management of capital and cash within the provider sector through promoting robust
management, monitoring and delivery of capital and cash related issues through their day to
day contact with organisations.
This role will assist in the establishment and maintenance of a capital and cash consolidation
process to ensure accurate and timely reporting of the capital and cash position of the
provider sector to provide an overview of the capital and cash position of the sector for both
internal and national reporting.
The post holder will provide advice and expertise to the trust sector on the latest technical
issues relating to cash to enable trusts to make appropriate decisions and comply with any
The post holder will work with the Finance Managers, Assistant Head of Capital and Cash
and Heads of Capital and Cash in order to provide advice to colleagues within Trusts and
NHSI relating to the capital regime, the review and approval of capital investment business
cases and all loan and PDC related financing issues.
The post holder will also support the Assistant Head of Capital and Cash and Head of
Capital and Cash in working with colleagues in other directorates to implement, develop and
improve approaches to the approval of capital investment business cases and financing
requirements in order to drive improvement and assist the provider sector in moving to a
sustainable financial position and improving patient experience particularly through
investment in estate, equipment or other infrastructure.
The post holder will review and provide feedback to Trusts on annual plans and monitoring
returns in relation to capital and cash issues.
The post holder will provide advice and expertise to the provider sector on the latest
technical issues relating to capital and cash to enable providers to make appropriate
decisions and comply with any changing requirements.
Although specialising in capital and cash, the post holder will work as part of a team
providing support to the Assistant Director of Capital and Cash across the whole spectrum of
The post holder may be required to be the lead point of contact for capital and cash related
issues for a specific region and/ or to assume corporate responsibility for a specific work
It is essential the post holder is a qualified accountant and a member of an accountancy
body which is a member of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB).
To undertake both the financial analysis and financial modelling service to a local authority. The role has a strong emphasis on data extraction, interrogation and modelling requiring excellent spreadsheet, system (e.g. SQL reporting), technical accounting and presentation skills.
• To develop new financial models and reporting methods to present robust information that will inform Council Decision-making process
• Data extraction and analysis to support Financial Modelling
• Using advanced Excel skills to cleanse and summarise data
• Interpreting the trends emerging from the data analysis
• Presenting this data in a format that can be understood by non-finance colleagues
• Using tools such as SQL to improve ways of extracting performance and finance data and using this to produce detailed cost/benefit analysis and financial models
• To provide specialist technical expertise on system and technical financial issues to the directorate support teams
• To provide finance support on technical development of specific functionality in systems that support the delivery of key finance processes
Specific deliverables for this assignment
• Working with the Director to oversee the production and embedding of the Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS), ensuring technical accuracy and working closely with the Delivery Unit to oversee monitoring of savings proposals;
• To pro-actively review the ingredients of the MTFS to identify inconsistencies and any opportunities to refine budgets to ensure robustness;
• To develop presentations for the Director and others to deliver to elected councillors and senior officers in regard of the MTFS;
• To seek other opportunities to improve systems and processes of building and then managing the budgets through the use of Hyperion, the Council’s budget system;
• To work with the directorate accountants to ensure consistency of approach across all budget areas;
• To support insight work in regard of Children’s Services, especially analysing data in regard of looked after children to identify opportunities for cost efficiencies.
Finance and Research
• Provide professional advice and guidance on finance processes and procedures to a range of customers, using judgement and creativity to suggest the most appropriate course of action where appropriate, and ensuring complex and conceptual issues are understood.
• Ensure compliance with financial regulations and best practice.
• To advise on and oversee expenditure within a range of budgets including but not limited to:
o Main School accounts
o Research accounts
o Conference accounts
o Services rendered accounts
o Short course accounts
• Produce timely, high quality financial information across the College with appropriate narrative to inform and influence decision making.
• Investigate variances between actual and budget, determining reasons and prepare recommendations and advice on corrective action.
• Carry out a range of costings to assist grant holders, Principle Investigators and other academics with the financial aspects of research grant applications, liaising closely with the Department of Research, Innovation & Enterprise Services as and when required.
• Undertake a range of year / month end duties.
• To undertake various recharging of expenditure between different directorates in a timely fashion.
• To provide advice on compliance with all internal and external financial regulations and procedures.
• Be proactive in looking for areas / systems that can be improved across the College and wider University and work with the Financial Services manager to implement quantifiable value for money improvements.
• Work with the other Finance & Resources Manager to ensure improvements and best practices are shared across all Schools in the College.
Networking and Staff Management
• Work closely with the Financial Operations arm of the Colleges finance team to ensure information is shared and that the financial operations staff have sufficient knowledge and information to act as first point of contact for academics, budget holders, School Managers etc.
• Attend and represent the College at all University finance meetings
• Assist the Management Accountant in providing training to professional services and academic staff on the development of the financial procedures, policies and regulation
• Establish working relationships with key contacts, developing appropriate communication links with the Schools within the College and the central Directorates and outside bodies as required
• Ensure that an understanding of the importance of confidentiality is applied when undertaking all duties
• Abide by University policies on Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity
• Perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role
Reed Finance are currently assisting this NHS affiliated Charity in the search for an interim Accountant to join their team until February 2018.
The key responsibilities of the post are:
• Manage both the receivables and payables function of the Charity in the development and maintenance of effective financial management and control systems to ensure the accurate reporting of the organisation’s financial position.
• To manage the control accounts of the Charity to ensure all balances are reconciled on a timely, accurate and complete basis.
• To provide financial performance reports in relation to the Charity for the Corporate Trustee and Monitor.
• To develop and maintain an appropriate system for producing and monitoring the Charity monthly and annual cashflow forecast.
• To ensure that financial information is produced in accordance with relevant financial professional standards and NHS guidance and meeting relevant statutory and financial reporting deadlines. To ensure effective operation of the budgetary control system in order to maximise the use of the Trust resources.
• The postholder will be required to represent the Charity on appropriate working groups and to work with colleagues in other NHS bodies.
• To provide both financial and budgetary information to fundholders and support the fundholders in the development expenditure plans and strategies.
You will be able to demonstrate:
• QBE or fully qualified Accountant
• Previous charity or NHS experience
• All round accounts experience
• Able to start reasonably quickly
Reed Finance are currently working with a local authority bases in Dundee in search of an experienced management accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates seeking a remuneration package of up to £45,000 on a 1 year fixed term contract.
• Producing management accounts
• Budget and financial forecasting
• Liaising and communication with non-financial members of management
• Updating financial ledgers
• Liaising with external and internal auditors
• Mentoring junior members of staff in various computing systems
• Preparing the monthly/quarterly VAT
• Qualified Accountant (CA or CIMA)
• Experience within the public sector
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity then please do apply via this advert. To find out further information about the role then please don’t hesitate in calling Roddy Mackenzie on 0131 226 3686