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Finance Assistant (Transactional Serv - Cashiers, Treasury & Charity)

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
Fixed term: 8 months (until 30-Sep-2022)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum
Salary period
23/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

The post holder is responsible for the application of the highest professional standards in the performance of their duties in their area of responsibility.

The post-holder will be responsible for the overall management and performance of sections within their areas of responsibility.  This will include ensuring that they run as efficiently and effectively as possible maintaining the highest and up to date technical standards and ensuring that a high level of customer service is delivered to the Trust at all times.

The post holder will be required to support reviews of financial systems, financial controls and processes by internal and external audit and act on their recommendations.

To ensure that systems and processes within areas of responsibility contribute to the delivery of an efficient and effective service appropriate for the Trust’s needs and help to assist in delivering the Trust’s strategic objectives whilst ensuring Standing Financial Instructions, best accounting practice and other statutory legislation is adhered to at all times.

Main duties of the job

Reconciliation of payroll salary deductions and prepares documentation for payment to be made to appropriate bodies.

Administration of salary deductions and salary sacrifice schemes.

Provide support for the preparation of the Trusts bank reconciliation and other balance sheet reconciliations as appropriate

Administration and reconciliation of Trusts petty cash floats

Losses and special payments support


Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Clare Nicholls (see contact details)

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Has 5 GCSE's including English & Maths

Financial Accounts

Essential criteria
  • Previous Experience in Financial Accounts
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of Reconciliations
  • Treasury management

Finance Systems

Essential criteria
  • Previous Experience of Finance Systems
Desirable criteria
  • Previous Experience of working with a Shared Service
  • Excel and Word experience
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Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Clare Nicholls
Job title
Financial Accountant
Email address

If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Springfield Building, Floor 2 (Trust HQ)
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
Office: 01782 671437 OR VOIP: 01782 228396