Finance Officer / PA

Posted 18 May by Townhead Surgery

Finance Officer / PA - Job Reference J180-A-18-211595

Settle & Hellifield

30-37 hrs/wk, across 5 days

£19,000 to £25,000 / year, Pro Rata

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team running a busy general practice in a thriving market town with good rail and road links. Townhead Surgery, Settle serves a population of 9400 patients spread across the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park and North Craven area. The practice also runs a large dispensary business. Our main base is in Settle, with satellite premises in Hellifield. We operate as part of a federation of practices in Wharfedale, Airedale and Craven and have strong links with the hospital trusts, local authorities and voluntary sector organizations.

Reporting to our Business Manager, the Finance Officer will be responsible for day to day functions including book-keeping, payments and invoicing as well as routine and ad-hoc analysis and reporting. Duties also include helping to prepare funding and contract bids, servicing contractual information requirements, and answering ad-hoc enquiries from commissioners and collaborating providers. The Finance Officer would be required to deputize for the Business Manager on occasions.

Candidates will need experience of book-keeping using standard accounting software and a good level of competency in Excel. In addition, candidates will need a basic understanding of accounting terminology, general numeracy, attention to accuracy and detail and good written and telephone communication skills.

Previous NHS experience is not essential.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer membership of the NHS pension scheme with employer contributions. Training and personal development are encouraged.

A full job description and personal specification can be viewed or downloaded from the NHS Jobs website Job Reference J180-A-18-211595). Applications should also be made via the NHS Jobs website.

Closing Date: 31st May 2018

Required skills

  • Numeracy
  • Excel
  • Book-Keeping
  • Sage or similar
  • Basic knowledge of accounting methods and terminology

Reference: 35174240

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