Corporate Financial Control Lead (NHS)

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
3 months
From:
Networkers
Place:
London
Date:
08/17/2017
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1400096

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Corporate Financial Control Lead - NHS - £280 per day via umbrella - London - 3 months

Duties

- To ensure that the financial ledger is robust including the running of systems reports and the clearance of all suspense codes promptly and accurately.
- To reconcile all control accounts regularly, promptly and accurately ensuring corrective action is taken in accordance with agreed timetables.
- To ensure that the 'soft and hard close'timescales are adhered to on a monthly basis in accordance with the SBS time table.
- To assist in the production of the annual accounts with responsibility for specified notes, in accordance with accounting standards and timetables.
- To co-ordinate input to the quarterly 'Agreement of Balances' exercise in line with the timescale.
- To prepare notes and working papers to support the completion of corporate/statutory returns
- Responsible for the review and pay over of National Insurance, PAYE and superannuation within statutory timescales as well as submission of returns to HMRC and Superannuation Assurance returns.
- Responsible for liaison and monitoring with NHS SBS for salary overpayments
- Responsible for the completion and submission of 'VAT returns' to HMRC.
- Lead responsibility for ensuring all sales invoices are authorised and raised in a timely manner and all debts are appropriately pursued, including escalating aged debtors to debt collection agencies and monthly conference review calls with SBS
- To manage cash flow, advising on the cash balances and preparing regular forecasts.
- To monitor, control and report on cash performance.
- To manage the bank accounts.
- To forecast the cash flow requirements to ensure the adequate availability of cash, both monthly and at year end.
- To act as the named contact for dealing with day to day queries with financial services providers on the AP ledger.
- To monitor and implement measures to improve the performance in achieving the 'Better Payment Practice code' (BPPC) target of paying 95% of all creditors within 30 days.

Educations and Qualifications:

- AAT Member or qualified by substantial experience
- Evidence of post qualifying continued professional development
- ECDK or equivalent relevant experience

Knowledge and Experience:

- Highly specialised knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.
- Expert experience of computerised systems and reporting modules
- Experience and ability to work autonomously
- Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy and appreciate the implications of this on finance.
- Should have an appreciation of the relationshop between the Department of Heath, NHS England and individual provider and commissioning organisations

Skills and Abilities:

- Experience and ability to work autonomously
- Ability to analyse and interpret complicated financial and non-financial date
- Strong problem solving skills, and able to make effective judgements
- Demonstrated capability to plan over short, medium and long term time-frames and adjust plans and resource requirements accordingly
- Ability to use Microsoft office tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MD Access) to a proficient standard.
- Must be able to use initiative to decide relevant actions and make recommendations to Manager, with the aim of improving deliverables and compliant to policies.
- Ability to make decisions autonomously when required, on difficult issues, working to tight and often changing timescales.

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