We are looking for a full-time Finance Manager to take day-to-day responsibility for the finance function at Oaklands Hospital, Salford. The hospital has provided healthcare services to the people of Great Manchester for almost 30 years and we are constantly responding to the changing needs and demands of our patients. Our hospital has a strong heritage within the local community and is committed to strengthening stakeholder partnerships, we have also been rated good by the CQC regulator, and we offer an excellent benefits package including a fully subsidised staff restaurant Key responsibilities will include: • Overall management responsibility for the Finance, Business Office and Supplies ; • Performing as an active member of the hospital Senior Leadership Team • Providing commercial appraisal / support to the Hospital Director and Senior Leadership Team. • Partnering with business leaders to assess the effectiveness of processes and the ongoing profitability of clinical procedures • The production of monthly management accounts, financial reports and other required reports within Company guidelines, • The day to day management of all business processes that underpin NHS funded care, including but not limited to NHS reporting requirements, investigating financial challenges, preparation of activity & financial reconciliations and collection of outstanding accounts. • Taking responsibility for the development and maintenance of relationships with all key CCG's and stakeholders involved in activity management and financial reconciliation. • Preparing and reviewing the monthly finance pack / balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring all reconciling items are investigated and corrected / adjusted as appropriate • Preparation and appraisal of financial cases for capital expenditure requests, completing, reviewing and monitoring all post investment reviews to assess performance against assumptions • Reviewing debtor, stock and creditor account/ledgers to ensure targets are being met and cash flow is maximised. • Reviewing and producing interim forecasts, annual budgets and strategic plans • Actively seek to find margin improvement opportunities across hospital operational performance • Support the Senior Leadership Team to manage and improve labour costs efficiency and resource management The successful candidate will also: • Demonstrate a willingness to work positively within a team to achieve team goals and excellence in service delivery • Demonstrate creative and innovate leadership in line with Corporate responsibility principles and the Ramsay Way Vision and Values • Have a recognised accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA). • Ideally have knowledge of the NHS PbR rules, reconciliation process and Standard Contract • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) • A positive proactive approach to continuous improvement • Experience of managing a team • An ability to work under pressure and to cope with change In return we offer: • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience • Bonus Scheme • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays • Contributory Pension Scheme • Private Medical Insurance • Life Assurance • Ongoing training and development • Free parking • Subsidised staff restaurant For an informal discussion call Marcus Taylor , Hospital Director at Woodthorpe Hospital, on 07793939366 or Ian Wilcox, Financial Controller - Operations, on 07980 006096. Please apply by visiting ; Closing date: 23rd September 2019 All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory standard disclosure certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all. To apply, please visit our website at: www.