Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant

Salary:  £35,000 per annum to £40,000 per annum

NHS Pension Scheme

Shifts:  37.5 hours per week working Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00 (half a hour lunch)

Location:  Local Care Direct, Unit 14, Longbow Close, Bradley, Huddersfield, HD2 1GQ

Job Purpose

  • To support and provide cover / deputise for the Financial Controller and Director of Finance.
  • To enhance financial strategic links within the business.
  • To ensure accurate and timely provision of annual budgets and costing support to the Director of Finance, management and key budget holders.
  • To regularly review and test finance department processes and controls and implement improvements where necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to and deputise for the Director of Finance.
  • Provide support to and cover for the Financial Controller as required, but specifically to provide back-up for sessional clinician pay /pension processing and management accounts.
  • Maintain a spreadsheet costing system to support provision of quotations for new and ad-hoc additional services.
  • Financial modelling to support new business tenders.
  • Analysis of financial data and provision of reports as required to directors and managers.
  • Financial modelling of key lines / “what if” scenarios e.g. GP Pay.
  • Lead on the co-ordination of the annual budget setting process, including liaison with key budget holders in accordance with Finance department agreed timescales.
  • Maintenance and continual improvement of annual budget spreadsheets and links to management accounts.
  • Provision of data for the purposes of renewal of Medical Indemnity and Corporate insurances.
  • Preparation of annual audit schedules.
  • Provide support in the introduction of new financial processes or software.
  • Represent the Finance Department at Information Governance meetings.
  • Provide annual gender pay report and ONS returns.
  • Any other duties as required by the Director of Finance

To apply for this role please visit and enter ref J168-A-19-2865

As we often have many applicants for jobs at Local Care Direct, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.

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