Assistant Management Accountant -Band 5 /Assistant Management Accountant Developmental Role - Band 4

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Bodmin, Cornwall, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£25,655 - £31,534 Per annum
18 Jan 2022
25 Jan 2022
Experience level
Newly qualified
Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.
Our Trust objectives are:
  • Improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities by working in partnership and creating opportunities for our citizens.
  • Provide safe, high quality, timely and compassionate care and support, in local communities wherever possible, and informed by experience of people who use services.
  • Make Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly a great place to work in health and social care.
  • Working efficiently so health and care funding give maximum benefits.
  • Create the underpinning infrastructure and capabilities that are critical to delivering high quality care and support.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that's job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a 'home' office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Assistant Management Accountant Band 5 / Assistant Management Accountant Developmental Role Band 4 - Band 5 Opportunity Available

Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Would you like to progress your career whilst living in one of the most beautiful destinations in the country? Working at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust could be the first step in becoming an innovative healthcare leader in the South West. CFT currently has an Assistant Management Accountant vacancy within their Finance team, which is open to anyone currently working at this level or seeking to develop into this role with a personalised development plan. This plan will enable you to develop an array of skills within a Financial Management team working in partnership with clinical services.

There are two job descriptions and person specifications attached to this advertisement. Depending on recruitment outcomes you will be offered either an Assistant Management Accountant Band 5 post or an Assistant Management Accountant Developmental Band 4-5 post. Upon completion of a development plan within the following 12 months you will move into an Assistant Management Accountant Band 5 post.

Our Trust

We provide a range of mental health and physical health services to children and adults across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The Finance department works closely with clinical services providing financial reports, support and advice to enable them to deliver high quality patient care.

The Role

The post advertised is a developmental role where you will be supported by experienced NHS Finance colleagues to build knowledge and skills around all areas of financial management and the NHS healthcare system. You will have the opportunity to:
  • Prepare monthly finance reports
  • Communicate with various stakeholders
  • Manipulate, analyse and interpret data
  • Complete a personalised development plan if required

What We Are Looking For
  • Previous experience in a financial environment
  • AAT Level 3 qualified
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Proactive and able to work to deadlines
  • Desire for self-development

  • Competitive salary
  • 27 days' holiday
  • NHS Pension
  • Training and development
  • Financial discounts

Working within NHS Finance in Cornwall will be an unbelievably rewarding decision, working with a diverse team of clinical leaders to shape the future of Cornwall's NHS Services.

This is intended to be a full-time post working 37.5 hours per week, however part-time hours and job-share will be considered. Remote working and flexible working may be considered for the right applicant.

Successful applicants will be invited to an online interview on the 31st January.

We would encourage anyone who is interested in this role to make contact for an informal conversation.

To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:
  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:
  • Free access to individual HARP portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.

The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. In order to comply with our duty of care, we require our staff to have the COVID vaccine and we will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an exemption applies.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644

Documents to download
  • B4/5 AMA Job Description ( PDF , 806.2 KB )
  • Job Description ( PDF , 272.1 KB )
  • FRF ( PDF , 205.3 KB )
  • Recruitment Complaints Policy ( PDF , 113.4 KB )
  • Autism support ( PDF , 38.0 KB )
  • Trust Values Leaflet ( PDF , 101.8 KB )
  • dyslexia support ( PDF , 76.8 KB )
  • Parental Entitlement ( PDF , 300.0 KB )
  • Candidate Pack ( PDF , 882.7 KB )

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