Assistant Financial Controller

£350 - £450 per day
14 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
A large NHS Trust based in the Midlands require an experienced Assistant Financial Controller to join their busy finance department for an interim period of 3 months to support the delivery of the Year-End.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparation of the Trust’s Annual Accounts and co-ordination of the financial Year-End closure process with the Management Accounts Department, Business Managers and Procurement Department in order to ensure NHS Improvement submission deadlines are met; 
  • Ensure processes exist so that the financial accounts of the Trust (General Ledger) accurately reflect the current financial position at each month end. Maintain a monthly close-down process to review the results and establish their accuracy; 
  • Review reports produced by the Financial Processing Manager to ensure all debtor and creditor information is being accurately recorded on the financial accounting system, enabling the resolution of account and audit queries, generation of management information for decision making and preparation of statutory information; 
  • Review control procedures for VAT coding of all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable; 
  • Overseeing the payment of invoices and ensure that processing staff are adequately trained on NHS VAT. 
The successful candidate will ideally have:
  • CCAB Qualification
  • Extensive post-qualification experience in a NHS Provider organisation.
  • Up to date knowledge of Accounting Standards, NHS Manual for Accounts, Charity Commission requirements and VAT legislation;
  • Extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the NHS Foundation Trust Financial regime, NHS accounting and reporting issues and their application within the Trust.
For more information please contact andrew.thomlinson@ or telephone 0345 430 4006.