Finance Manager/Business Accountant

Recruiter
The Surrey Park Clinic
Location
Guildford
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
14 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to be a part of a growing health clinic in Guildford.

Job Role

This role reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will assist in delivering The Surrey Park Clinics financial accounting function outputs (management accounts, capital accounting, annual accounts, payment of suppliers, collection of income, cash management).

The role will ensure a robust control environment is maintained in accordance with principles of sound financial governance, Standing Financial Instructions and standard operating procedures.

The role is responsible for the accounts payable and receivable functions of the business, to ensure prompt and accurate payment of goods and services. A robust debt management in procedure is in place in accordance with the financial control policies of the Surrey Park Clinic. To implement the audit requirements, to support the CEO in the production of the Clinic’s financial statements, with particular responsibility for the production of Financial Accounts for the consolidation of accounts and the preparation of the management accounts. To provide comprehensive monthly expenditure reports for inclusion in the financial reporting. The overriding purpose is to support the provision of the highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.

The role will ensure a robust control environment is maintained in accordance with principles of sound financial governance, Standing Financial Instructions and standard operating procedures.

Responsibilities

1. Undertake checking procedures to comply with audit requirements, including the maintenance of appropriate authorised signatories and segregation of duties, to ensure the clinics Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs) are adhered to and deadlines are met

2. Establish professional standards for the Accounts Payable and Receivable processes. This includes the development and review of policies and procedures making amendments where necessary to improve efficiency.

3. Responsible for ensuring the prompt and accurate payment for goods and services, ensuring compliance with all financial agreements.

4. Responsible for ensuring maintenance of the computerised Accounts Payable/Receivable system including the setting up and/or amendment of Creditor accounts, testing, designing reports and monitoring of any upgrades and the prompt reporting of system faults.

5. Responsible for ensuring that debtor management arrangements are in place and adhered to, including prompt follow up of outstanding debts and referral to external collection agencies where appropriate. This includes responsibility for ensuring that credit control procedures are followed to avoid unnecessary bad debts.

6. Responsible for the production, regular updating and reconciliation of the cash-flow statement to aid the cash management process.

7. To answer and respond promptly to all finance related calls, emails and enquires from the staff and patients at SPC

8. To provide daily, weekly, monthly invoicing and reconciliation with patients records and quickbooks.

9. Checking and approving the employee payment information.

10. Producing all management accounts, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of all accounting information is delivered.

Skills & Requirements

·CIMA, or ACCA Qualified – Essential

·Experience of working as Finance Manager or Finance accountant is essential

·Experience of working in a private healthcare setting - desirable

·An in depth understanding of month end procedures - essential

·Experience of invoicing/accounts management - essential

·Excellent communicator

·Proven ability of working under pressure;

·Strong IT skills and excellent Excel skills


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