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Deputy Finance Manager

Your World Recruitment
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 30, 2023

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
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Deputy Finance Manager


Job Type: Temporary

Duration of booking: This is a temporary role, with no end date specified

Proposed start date: ASAP

Base: Finance Department

Band: 5

Pay Rates:

£12.00-£15.50 paye per hour

£13.00-£16.50 paye inclusive of holiday pay per hour

£14.00-£17.50 umbrella per hour

Depending on skill and experience

Working Days and Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

Job Purpose

The post holder will assist and support the Deputy Director of Finance - Operations and Financial Services team in the provision of an efficient and pro-active financial accounting service. The Deputy Finance Manager is an essential part of the finance team, helping to support and advise on all financial matters


* Manage the Trusts cash position on a daily basis to optimise cash resources and meet statutory requirements in conjunction with Finance Manager and Deputy Director of Finance - Operations. Ensure that adequate cash flow is available at all times and that maximum interest is earned in accordance with NHS guidelines.

* Produce monthly statutory deduction pay over schedules and ensure these are paid in accordance with the timetable.

* Perform systems administration role including production of systems timetables, management of new starters and leavers and development of day-to-day control mechanisms to monitor outsourced agency’s performance.

* Manage the Chart of Accounts, including setting up new codes once approved.

* Develop the use of Business Intelligence reporting to maximise efficiency and enhance reporting capabilities.

* Assist the Finance Manager in ensuring procedure notes are maintained and updated for all work areas.

* Produce VAT information to statutory deadline, including ongoing review of Trusts compliance with Customs & Excise requirements.

* Reconcile cashbooks to bank accounts and general ledger control accounts on a weekly / monthly basis.

* Reconcile control accounts on a monthly basis, and ensure that all outstanding items are cleared, with full explanations on reconciling differences.

* Respond to queries regarding payment of personal salaries from SBS payroll and NNUH staff.

* Monitor Better Payment Policy (BPP) compliance including investigation of changes in performance. Report performances to budget holders/service managers on a weekly and/or monthly basis.

* Monitor Road Traffic Act income and produce monthly report on the actual position achieved, investigating variances as necessary.

* Establish, manage and ensure the month end closedown timetable is achieved and provide assistance to other teams if required.

* Ensure all accounting records, systems and files are accurately maintained.

* Provide cover for other team members during periods of absence.

* Attend and participate in Finance Team meetings where appropriate.

* Contribute to the broadening of financial awareness across the Trust, conduct regular reviews of procedures and policy guidelines and offer advice when appropriate.

* Maintain membership of the appropriate CCAB/AAT accountancy body.

* Undertake continuing professional development (CPD) in line with the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) requirements where appropriate.

* Act in accordance with proper standards of professional conduct and code of ethics as laid out by CCAB or other accounting bodies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

* Full AAT Member or Graduate with 2 years relevant experience or equivalent

* Working experience in a financial services environment

* Intermediate knowledge/experience in use of Excel.

* Working use of finance systems

* Good communication skills

* Good interpersonal skills

* Good organisational skills
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