Assistant Finance Business Partner

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome here at Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust. Following our recent staff survey, our staff have confirmed that they look forward to going to work and they are enthusiastic about their jobs.
We scored higher than the average on these questions and are proud that our staff are happy to be part of #TeamTameside

We are an Acute and Community Trust based between the Pennines and Manchester City Centre. We employ almost 4,000 staff across Tameside & Glossop. We offer a competitive benefits package with regular pay awards, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years and access to a competitive Pension Scheme to which both you and the Trust contribute.

Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, a protected training budget for staff and support for flexible working. We have an on-site Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have fast track access to physio, counselling and complimentary therapies.

The Trust is committed to making a difference to the environment. Our "Save Planet Tameside & Glossop" strategy means that we work towards protecting our natural environment and "green" workplace practices at all times.

Assistant Finance Business Partner
Are you looking to start or continue an exciting and rewarding career in NHS finance?

Why should you join Tameside & Glossop NHS Integrated Care Foundation Trust?

Tameside & Glossop NHS Integrated Care Foundation Trust has recently been rated 'Good' by the CQC with some of our services rated as 'Outstanding.' We have brought together acute and community services and made great strides towards a fully integrated health and social care organisation.

The Trust will also be embarking on a visionary and ambitious plan to bring together urgent care services under one roof at Tameside Hospital after being awarded £16.3 million as part of the Prime Minister's capital spend programme for the NHS. The Trust has recently submitted a financial plan that whilst challenging, could see the Trust being financially breakeven for the next four years.

It has never been a better time to join, you will play an integral role in our improvement journey as we aim to deliver high quality integrated health and care services.

Who are we looking for?

Somebody who is ready to hit the ground running as an assistant finance business partner, who knows they are ready to deliver in an exciting but challenging role.

You'll need to be a CCAB qualified accountant with the initiative, drive and commitment to work in a complex and changing environment and the drive to deliver quality improvements.

The post holder must be self-motivated and possess an analytical mind-set complemented by exceptional communication skills and a collaborative approach, this is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with skilled clinicians and other senior budget holders to deliver comprehensive financial analysis including reporting on covid expenditure, develop business cases, support the Trust Efficiency Programme and ensure delegated budgets are effectively managed.

You'll have great communication skills, experience of working with a breadth of stakeholders with competing requirements and the discipline to deliver to strict timetables.

Most importantly, the successful applicant needs to live the Trust values and understand what makes it such a special place to work. You will need to bring energy to the workplace and love the challenge of striving to constantly improve.

Why should you join the finance team?

The award winning finance team at the Trust have achieved student and professional accreditations with a number of accounting bodies and level 2 accreditation with the finance skill development network. The department is currently working on obtaining level 3 status.

Recognised both internally and externally for the financial support we provide to the Trust, we have achieved a number of accolades, some examples include:
  • Winners of the HFMA North West Finance Team of the Year Award 2017.
  • Operations Board awarded the department for "Making Finance Fun." 2018/19
  • Finance Improvement Team - "Highly commended at the national HSJ Awards 2018.
  • Winners of the FSD Best NW Christmas decorated office 2018.
  • Finance Team of the year - Shortlisted at national HSJ Awards 2019/20

We are committed to developing our staff and aim to build on our successes over the coming years, particularly in supporting staff career development and studying towards professional accountancy qualifications.

Good luck!

Tameside Continuous Service commitment
Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care Trust is a member of an agreement between us and Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. If you are currently employed by TMBC, we will recognise your service as counting towards sickness, maternity/paternity/shared parental leave and annual leave. If you are successful, please let the Recruitment Team know of this service so they can reflect this service in your contract of employment.
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At Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care Trust, we are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information we process. Please note that your information will be used for recruitment/employment purposes only.

Candidates completing online application forms, please be aware that your personal information will be processed in the following systems as part of our recruitment processes:

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From April 2017 , candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship will be required to provide a criminal records check from every country they have lived for more than 12 months in, over the past 10 years.

Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Documents to download
  • Job Description and Person Spec ( PDF , 746.8 KB )
  • Candidate Pack ( PDF , 1.2 MB )
  • Hospital Site Map ( PDF , 105.1 KB )
  • Hospital Floor Plan ( PDF , 50.9 KB )
  • Tameside Values and Behaviours ( PDF , 268.2 KB )
  • Positive About Disability ( PDF , 191.5 KB )

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