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Assistant Finance Manager - Capital and Cash

NHS AfC: Band 7/Monitor 3.1 (indicative)

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Assistant Finance Manager - Capital and Cash
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7/Monitor 3.1 (indicative)
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
995-NHSI1176
Site
South West House, Blackbrook Park Avenue
Town
Taunton
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Closing
20/03/2018 23:59

NHS Improvement is responsible for overseeing foundation trusts, NHS trusts and independent providers. We offer the support these providers need to give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable. By holding providers to account and, where necessary, intervening, we help the NHS to meet its short-term challenges and secure its future.

NHS Improvement is the operational name for the organisation that brings together Monitor, NHS Trust Development Authority, Patient Safety, the National Reporting and Learning System, the Advancing Change team and the Intensive Support Teams.

The post holder will be a key member of the NHSI finance division.  A key part of the role is to support the Principal Finance Managers and Heads 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 changing requirements.

The post holder will work with the Principal Finance Managers, Finance Managers 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 Heads of Capital and Cash and Principal Finance Managers 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 his/her remit.

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 area.

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).

Disability confident employer

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

BECKINGHAM, Karen (NHS IMPROVEMENT - T1520) karen.beckingham@nhs.net

PARR, Richard (NHS IMPROVEMENT - T1520) rparr@nhs.net