Finance Officer

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Finance Officer
NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed Term to 31st March 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
28/06/2018 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.

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The Primary Care Advice, Support and Transformation Team (PCASTT) is a jointly operated team of contract and finance staff and is led by the Head of Commissioning.  An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Officer,  you will be based at Wildwood and will work with a small team of finance staff, whose primary functions are to provide an efficient service to delegated CCGs across the West Midlands, including payments to GP Practices.


You will support in the provision of high quality specialist financial information, professional financial support and advice, including financial planning, budget setting, contract pricing and procurement of primary care services. The provision of regular timely monthly financial monitoring reports to budget holders and managers will be an integral part of this job.


Reporting to the Assistant Finance Manager, you will work to ensure that PCASTT is an exemplar of its type .You will work with initiative, have excellent interpersonal, communications and analytical skills, and be able to work to very strict deadlines.


Applicants will preferably be CCAB qualified, although applications are welcomed from candidates with extensive Primary Care contracting and management accounting experience.

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