Assistant Management Accountant

NHS Western Isles
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 4 - £20,302 to £22,910 pro rata
plus £985 Distant Islands Allowance pro rata
Permanent Post
22.5 hours per week (days of work to be agreed flexibly)

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An opportunity has arisen for a part time assistant management accountant within the Finance Department.

The main function of this role is to provide a comprehensive and accurate management accounting service within the Board and a robust financial accounting service to the Director of Finance. The post holder will ensure that financial information is provided in accordance with recognised procedures and to a formal timetable. This will involve working as part of a team and in partnership with budget holder’s and other staff out with the Finance Department.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a financial environment in a complex organisation and will be comfortable using computerised financial systems, with extensive use of spreadsheets (Excel). Knowledge of financial and management accounting and the ability to explain financial complexities to non-financial experts is important.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work. You should ideally be part qualified accounts or AAT technician level or similar. Consideration will be given to candidates with equivalent experience.

Based in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, you will be at the heart of some of the UK’s most spectacular scenery, while being only a short journey from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh (residents are entitled to 40% discounts on flights to the mainland ).

For an informal discussion, please contact Debbie Bozkurt, Head of Finance and Procurement/Chief Finance Officer on. This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form.

Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fònor 762027

Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Telor 762005

Closing Date: 12th January 2018 Ref: WI2015