Assistant Reporting Accountant

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time
Salford M50
£27,055 - £32,934 a year
Posted Today
Job description
To support the Group Reporting Function, ensuring the Trust Board and the Care Organisations receive accurate internal reporting and NHS England external reporting. Maintenance of single source business objects report.Finance Freedom of Information support.

To assist in the preparation and production of the Trusts monthly finance reports. Support Freedom of Information requests for finance. Cover for the Assistant Group Transactions Accountant.

The Northern Care Alliance is an NHS Foundation Trust.

As a large Foundation Trust, we can deliver a more co-ordinated way of providing safe and sustainable local health services, consistent with the concepts of standardisation of best practice across our hospitals and community services in Greater Manchester.Our four Care Organisations (Salford, Oldham, North Manchester, Bury & Rochdale) provide services to over one million people in Greater Manchester and the North West.
We employ 17,500 staff, have a combined operating budget of £1.3bn and provide 2,000 beds.

Main Tasks & Overview of Responsibilities
1. To assist in the preparation and production of the Trusts monthly finance report.
2. Produce ad hoc reports as requested by other internal departments. To assist in the completion of specific divisional / trust wide reports.
3. Cover for Assistant Transactional Accountant in Group Reporting.
4. To provide advice and guidance re coding and reporting mapping and hierarchy.
5. Ensure, through effective planning of own workload and desk based procedures for own area of responsibility, compliance with the department monthly financial reporting timetable.
6. To ensure the accuracy of financial coding and the maintenance of financial codes and establishment data within the ledger. Maintenance of Business Objects reports.
7. To maintain the Trusts General Ledger system including the completion and input of journals, code maintenance as required
8. To maintain and extract information from supplementary systems including GLI, Payroll, IPS, Stores Systems and others.
9. Finance Freedom of Information gathering and support. Maintenance of Freedom of Information lo.
10. Upload and process weekly and monthly PIM (Purchase Invoice Management) file.
11. Assist in the production and maintenance of internal procedure note.
12. Attend and take minutes and distribute PIM weekly meeting. Complete relevant reporting team actions related to PIM process improvement.
13. To maintain knowledge of financial procedures and Standing Financial Instructions and to ensure compliance at all times.
14. The above indicates the main duties of the post, which may be reviewed in the light of experience and developments within the service. Any review will be undertaken in conjunction with the post holder.

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