CAPITAL ACCOUNTANT

Recruiter
NHS Professional Hub
Location
Watford
Salary
32952.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will be a key member of the finance division. A key part of the role is
to support the Finance Managers and Assistant Head of Capital and Cash in implementing
approaches to capital and cash management across the provider sector, including the
provision of guidance to Trusts on financing applications and capital investment business
case approvals, managing the review and approval of financing applications and capital
investment business cases. The post holder will maintain a key focus on improving the
management of capital and cash within the provider sector through promoting robust
management, monitoring and delivery of capital and cash related issues through their day to
day contact with organisations.
This role will assist in the establishment and maintenance of a capital and cash consolidation
process to ensure accurate and timely reporting of the capital and cash position of the
provider sector to provide an overview of the capital and cash position of the sector for both
internal and national reporting.
The post holder will provide advice and expertise to the trust sector on the latest technical
issues relating to cash to enable trusts to make appropriate decisions and comply with any
changing requirements.
The post holder will work with the Finance Managers, Assistant Head of Capital and Cash
and Heads of Capital and Cash in order to provide advice to colleagues within Trusts and
NHSI relating to the capital regime, the review and approval of capital investment business
cases and all loan and PDC related financing issues.
The post holder will also support the Assistant Head of Capital and Cash and Head of
Capital and Cash in working with colleagues in other directorates to implement, develop and
improve approaches to the approval of capital investment business cases and financing
requirements in order to drive improvement and assist the provider sector in moving to a
sustainable financial position and improving patient experience particularly through
investment in estate, equipment or other infrastructure.
The post holder will review and provide feedback to Trusts on annual plans and monitoring
returns in relation to capital and cash issues.
The post holder will provide advice and expertise to the provider sector on the latest
technical issues relating to capital and cash to enable providers to make appropriate
decisions and comply with any changing requirements.
Although specialising in capital and cash, the post holder will work as part of a team
providing support to the Assistant Director of Capital and Cash across the whole spectrum of
his/her remit.
The post holder may be required to be the lead point of contact for capital and cash related
issues for a specific region and/ or to assume corporate responsibility for a specific work
area.
It is essential the post holder is a qualified accountant and a member of an accountancy
body which is a member of the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB).

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