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University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
Coventry, England, United Kingdom (on-site)
26 days ago
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Member Company
26 days ago
Job Function
Senior Finance Roles


Main area
Financial Management
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£28,407 - £34,581 per annum
Salary period
08/05/2024 23:59
Interview date


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Financial Management function at UHCW NHS Trust supporting Group D which supports Women & Children and Surgical Services. The successful applicant will be expected to provide comprehensive financial advice to Service and Speciality managers to enable the achievement of financial balance and contribute to the business planning process and service developments.

The post-holder will be part of a team directly involved in the maintenance of the general ledger and budgetary control system and ensuring compliance with all finance policies and procedures [including the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs)].

Please be advised that interviews are planned to take place on  22nd May 2024.


  • The post-holder will support the production of monthly management information and statutory annual accounts, making use of the Trust financial systems. The post-holder will post accounting journals, including accruals and prepayments, to correctly reflect the financial position of the specialty.
  • The post-holder will need to be highly numerate and demonstrate a working knowledge of computerised software packages, The post-holder is required to translate complex numerical data and technical concepts in a meaningful way to non-finance staff.
  • The post-holder will be required to maintain regular communication with specialty management and be able to advise and support as required with understanding the financial position and to contribute to the Trust’s Waste Reduction Programme

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.


University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence® designated organisation – please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence ® - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.


Produce accurate, timely and appropriate monthly financial and performance management information for the Group(s), within the timescales determined by the Trust. This will involve the collection, collation and processing of complex data from a variety of sources into appropriate information to allow input into the computerised ledger.

Calculate accruals, prepayments and adjustments to be reflected in the monthly management accounts and maintain a clear audit trail by means of adherence to trust financial procedures and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Quality check month end reports for accuracy.

Produce a year end forecast projection to assist with the management of budgets.

To obtain timely interpretations of budget variances which are used to agree appropriate action with managers to avoid further overspends, and to develop recovery plans if necessary.

For further details please see the attached job description.



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To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.
Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace. All vacancies will be considered for Job Share unless otherwise stated. All applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

In submitting an application form, you authorise University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third-party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post. 

UHCW NHS Trust, by virtue of its Green Plan, is committed to ensuring that the way we provide services minimises the impact on the environment and the future health of the public e.g. zero waste to landfill, reducing our carbon footprint and increasing our recycling and reuse percentages.

If you are successful at interview you will receive a conditional offer of employment and we’ll ask you for information so that we can carry out pre-employment checks. You must successfully complete all pre-employment checks to progress to a final unconditional offer.

We must confirm the identity of our staff and their right to work in the United Kingdom. We will ask you to submit proof of your identity and right to work documents via a secure digital platform approved by the Home Office, named TrustID. Alternatively, you may be asked to attend our office with original documents.

Depending on you level of exposure with patients you may be required to undertake a Standard or Enhanced DBS. The cost of this check will be charged to you and will be deducted from your salary over the first 3 months of employment at the current rate.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

Job ID: 73246870

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