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Senior Assistant Finance Manager


Accountable to: Deputy Director of Finance

Responsible for:

Ensuring sound system of financial management

Providing financial advice and information to stakeholders

Job Purpose:

The post holder will be responsible for providing management accountancy support for Facilities Services

In addition the post holder will provide financial input and monitoring of service level agreements (SLAs) with other NHS bodies 

Principal Responsibilities 

To produce (or oversee the production of) accurate and timely monthly management accounts and budget reports which should include, where possible, financial, WTE and activity information

Provision of financial information for Service Level Agreements with NHS bodies including Services provided and received – to include Acute Trust, Ambulance Trust, and Primary Care Trusts.

To monitor capital – control accounts and ensure capital creditors are correct.

To ensure any control accounts or interim “dump codes” that are designated as allocated to this post are cleared and reconciled in an accurate and timely manner

To provide robust forecasts for income and expenditure relating to the aforementioned areas of the Trust.

To oversee that internal recharges are accurate and timely (eg BT phones, mobile phones, Taxis, estates recharges, salary recharges)

To produce supplementary information (such as staff listings or ad hoc variance analyses) as appropriate

To comply with audit requirements regarding financial governance controls assurance

To ensure an adequate audit trail for all activities

To provide appropriate additional information as required by the Director or Deputy Director of Finance to support the production of accurate and informative monthly Board papers

To comply with, and action as appropriate, all internal and external audit recommendations identified for this post

This post will be subject to Individual Performance Review (IPR) and Personal Development planning. The postholder is recommended to use the Personal Development portfolio to assist in completing Trust PDP documentation 

To ensure that appropriate training and development is supplied to staff reporting directly to this post 

To assist in the provision of financial training to non financial staff  


Budget reports produced numbering between xx - xx

Budget reports produced totalling £ xx million (x% of Trust total) as of Jun 03

Number of staff reporting to this post: 1 

Key Output documents

Monthly budget reports

Variance analysis

Appropriate papers for Locality “board” or other such meetings

Appropriate papers for Trust Board or CMT 

Stakeholders/Key relationships

Budget holders

Budget managers

Finance staff

Derwent Shared Services staff

Strategic Development and Facilities staff