Financial Services Officer x 3 posts

NHS Highland
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Department: Finance

Location: Assynt House & New Craigs

Post Title: Financial Services Officer x 3 posts

Full time 37.5hpw, fixed term/secondment 1 year

Grade: Band 3 Salary Scale: £17760 - £20727

The Financial Services Department of NHS Highland would like to recruit 3 full time Financial Services Officers on a fixed term contract of one year. Each of these generic posts will cover one area of financial services but the post-holder must be willing to work in a flexible manner as they may be required to move between functions periodically, and provide cover to another section within the team at short notice.

The responsibilities of this role can include ensuring that sales and purchase invoices, cash and bank transactions, transactions related to non-exchequer funds (endowment, patient and client funds) and other ledger entries are processed accurately, promptly and in accordance with the Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs) and Standard Financial Procedures (SFPs).

The posts are based at either, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, or New Craigs, Inverness and the successful applicants should be able and willing to work at both locations.

Candidates must be of a positive and friendly disposition with a pro-active approach to their job. Developing good customer relations is a vital attribute for these posts. Customers not only include suppliers and debtors but also patients and adult social care clients, as well as a wide range of staff who work in many different functions and locations throughout NHS Highland. Excellent communication skills and a helpful and supportive approach are essential to e successful in these positions, as is the ability to work quickly and accurately.

The post-holders will require an HNC in Accounting or AAT equivalent, or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through working in a financial services department of a large organisation with experience in one of more of the following: purchase or sales ledger, cashier work and ledger control.

Informal enquiries to: Kelly Dallas; tel; email:

Application packs can be downloaded via our website or are available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW; telor by emailing your name and address to

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote reference in the subject line of your email – IM7/18/41

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