Operational Senior Adviser - Finance

NHS Education for Scotland
Edinburgh Technopole
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Operational Senior Adviser – Finance
Agenda for Change Band 5; £22,440 to £29,034 per annum
Full Time; 37.5 hours per week
Fixed term/ secondment opportunity until 30 June 2019
Who We Are
NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland.
Full information on the recruiting department is available here.
What you'll do
These will include but are not restricted to;
Provide high level of pro-active administrative support to senior management team, to answer queries in their absence, assist them in their advisory roles, and any innovative/research projects they are involved in.
Respond to information requests as they arise. This will involve manipulation of complex data and a high degree of communication skills.
Deal with all enquiries attached to the role processing them in accordance with the relevant procedures.
Line management of staff. This involves day to day liaison and regular meetings to: plan and co-ordinate blocks of work; allocate responsibilities and activities; share information; offer advice and support; reallocate duties as required.
Creation, development and regular review of the policies, procedures and practices operating within the Directorate.

What you'll bring
These will include but are not restricted to;
Experience of operating at a supervisory/line management level in a Finance team
Experience of creating, developing and reviewing policies, procedures and working practices
Experience of providing a high level of pro active administrative support
Ability to create cash management forecasts and reports
Extensive experience of MS Excel
Extensive experience of Accounts Payable and/or Payroll
Good knowledge of purchase ordering processes
Experience of cash and banking.

Closing Date 29 April 2018
Interview Date 14 May 2018

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date.

Please be aware that the NES online application system will not be available on Saturday 21 April 2018 due to essential system maintenance - it will not be possible to work on your application in the live system, or to submit your application form, on this date.

Applications must be made inline via our website

CVs will not be accepted

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