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Senior Accountant

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Finance
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term until 31st March 2020
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
990-NHSE11116L-A
Site
Skipton House
Town
London
Salary
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
Closing
22/11/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

The NHSBSA is responsible for the processing of your application; a privacy notice is attached to advise you on how we will process your personal data.

This is an outstanding opportunity to have a key role in managing the biggest single commissioning budget in the NHS. The NHSE Specialised Commissioning Team in London is responsible for commissioning all the prescribed Specialised Services from almost 50 London providers, a budget of £4.3bn. Contracts range from £0.5m to £500m.

Key responsibilities:

As the Senior Accountant, you will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service which supports managers and staff across the Specialised Commissioning Group. You will support and inform by the targeting of resources, monitoring results, implementation and evaluation of the Specialised Services commissioning strategies and the delivery of financial recovery/savings plans by the provision of sophisticated, high quality information and financial analysis.

You will support the Head of Finance and their team to ensure their work stream of programmes are planned and managed effectively and take the lead in assisting in their successful delivery.

The role will allow you to provide financial and information analysis across a range of specialised services, including and not limited to budget setting and monitoring, and activity and cost analysis.

You will drive change in the function, provide vision and proactively engage with external organisations.

This is a fixed term post until 31st March 2020.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paula Gwyther

p.gwyther@nhs.net