1 month ago

Lead Accountant Financial Accounts

Leicester 54.8K - 63.9K Hybrid working available Permanent

Job Reference: 893147KK

Lead Accountant Financial Accounts - Band 8b (£54,764 - £63,862) - Hybrid working available

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 has been 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.

As such they are now looking to appoint a Lead Accountant Financial Accounts (8b), to manage technical financial services, charitable funds, finance systems and financial accounting activities within the Trust, ensuring that the Trust meets its duties in these areas as well as providing financial and tax advice.

The successful candidate will lead on the production of the annual accounts and in year, monthly financial monitoring returns, ensuring appropriate systems of financial control are in place and operating effectively. 

You will manage, monitor and develop the Trust’s Ledger system and financial systems to reflect latest national guidance and organisational requirements.

You will also deputise for the Assistant Director of Finance - Financial Services in these areas where necessary, including representing the Trust at internal and external committees/meetings at a senior level, and will be the lead individual for the production of the annual accounts.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust as Lead Accountant Financial Accounts, 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 Lead Accountant Financial Accounts position, please contact Kathryn Knight on 07966020574 or kathyrn.knight@cyresourcing.com

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