University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Management Accountant

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£42,471 - £50,364 per annum inclusive of HCAS
13 Jun 2024
03 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.
Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*
UCLH top trust to work at in England - for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England - for the second year in a row.
UCLH top trust to work at in England - for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Studying towards CCAB qualification or qualified by experience
  • Computer literacy in packages such as Excel and Word. Expected to design and create reports using financial spreadsheets and databases
  • Possess numeracy & literacy skills - up to 'A level or equivalent

Essential criteria
  • 2 year's experience of working with Finance
  • Have experience of work undertaken unsupervised
  • Use of computerised accounting systems and spreadsheets
Desirable criteria
  • 1 year experience of working in Health Sector
Skills & Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively across staff groups
  • Be able to build effective working relationships
  • Ability to use computers to produce information, particularly Excel and Access
  • Ability to analyse, investigate and interpret numerical data
  • Ability to use written and spoken means of communication to clearly convey ideas and information
  • Interest in and capability with figures and financial calculations, and ability to interpret figures to support proposals and decisions.
  • To report findings to others in the most appropriate and easily understood manner both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Displays attention to detail
Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • The ability to work as part of a team, building relationships and supporting others
  • Energy and enthusiasm to ensure that objectives are met.
  • Ability to organise personal time and tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.
Other requirements, including:

Essential criteria
  • An ability to see the bigger picture, and recognise the impact of decisions on others and the wider community.
  • Enthusiasm for the NHS and for public service.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to the Equal Opportunities Policy
Desirable criteria
  • An understanding of the NHS finance regime
At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

At UCLH we take equality of opportunity seriously and are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer, with a culture that creates a real sense of belonging and trust. It is our fundamental aim, to recruit, retain and promote a diverse mix of people who are representative of our local communities. Applications are encouraged from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to support our world class research, innovation and creativity.

UCLH recognises the benefits of flexible working for staff and has a dedicated policy which allows staff to apply for flexible working right from the beginning of employment. For more information please go to:

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, all our staff have access to free independent and confidential support, large retail discounts, a staff discount platform, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few.

Additionally, UCLH Arts and Heritage's staff wellbeing programme, Creative Comfort, offers a variety of ways to engage with the arts as a member of UCLH staff. You can try out the weekly choir, weekly art club and join the Culture Club for exclusive access to free and discounted tickets for opera, exhibitions, theatre and more.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor's contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

The Trust uses electronic new starter forms on Trac to collect personal details. Information collected is securely stored and used to set up the employee record on the ESR HR system.

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Documents to download
  • Job Description (PDF, 328.4KB)
  • Functional Requirements (PDF, 262.3KB)
  • UCLH Values (PDF, 860.9KB)

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