Our client located in Fulwood is seeking a Business Support Finance Assistant (preferably with NHS experience) to work full-time Monday-Friday for 37.50 hours each week.
Key Job Specific Responsibilities
As a Finance assistant, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the Area team.
The post holder will:
Undertake information/project/programme analysis as agreed with job lead.
Contribute to effective information management systems within the team, including the invoice query process and acting as a first point of contact for invoice queries. Also act as the PO time out manager to monitor purchase orders and resolve receipting issues including mismatches.
Prepare and supply electronic journal documentation to update the GL, with reference to procedure notes.
Ensure effective internal control is maintained, advising the line manager of any weaknesses and helping to correct any problems.
Prepare and maintain records relating to supplier maintenance including completing relevant forms and responding to queries.
Participate in relevant internal and external working groups/projects to provide
financial information/analyst advice and support and to maintain data collection systems for its effective use by the team.
Participate in budget holder meetings, where finance staff meet regularly with Directors to discuss their budgets. Preparation of budget schedules to feed into these meetings
Analyse and report on financial data and monitor the processing of data and information.
Support continuous improvement initiatives to improve processes and systems, including greater automation, eliminating duplication, consolidation and standardisation
Provide timely high quality financial information, KPIs and advice to the finance team, in accordance with an agreed financial timetable
Deliver financial information as part of month end reporting
Maintain general ledger records, ensuring transactions are correctly recorded, this will include investigation of variances and ad hoc analysis
Support with generation and maintenance of standard operating procedures, requiring knowledge of NHS England SFIs and other guidance on financial governance
Liaise SBS for transaction processing.
Support the Primary Care Accountant to maintain the primary care areas (including accruals and GL input) of the General Ledger in relation to all financial management
Support the Primary Care Team in routine month end processes (including accruals and GL input) and preparation of monthly reimbursement schedules