Senior Accountant

Derbyshire Support and Facilities Services (DSFS) is a subsidiary company that’s 100% owned by Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
DSFS has just over 700 staff in Facilities, Estates, Procurement, ICT, Patient Records, Switchboard, Finance and Clinical Engineering. Very much part of the ‘Chesterfield Royal family’, DSFS builds on solid NHS foundations to offer a more commercial approach that’s dynamic, flexible and proactive.
We are developing our vision and values as an independent company within the Trust’s ‘family’ and have pledged to:
• Provide first-class healthcare facilities and support services to best practice quality standards in a cost effective way - giving the public value for the money they put into the NHS.
• Remain committed to the Trust’s ethos, values and principles to provide the best possible services.
• Make DSFS a great company for people to be part of – where staff feel valued and appreciated and where their wellbeing matters.
• Work with all our staff and stakeholders to make DSFS a real success that we can all be proud of.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join a Future Focused Finance level 1 accredited finance function.
With a salary starting from £38,350, the post holder will provide specialist Financial Accounting advice and play a key role in supporting both internal and external financial reporting providing leadership support within the finance function. Key duties include monthly reporting and forecasting, provision of technical accounting advice to the company and its parent Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHSFT, leading on the yearend group accounts process and liaising with external auditors.


The role presents an innovative opportunity for an experienced Finance professional to take the next step in their career and continue their development within a newly created wholly owned subsidiary company to Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The role provides an opportunity for the right candidate to build their knowledge of finance within the healthcare sector and also within a commercial setting.


The successful candidate will benefit from working within an organisation with a strong track record of supporting and developing staff. These are key leadership roles within the department, providing hands on support in the development of the finance function to meet the varied and changing needs of our customers and support the wider work of the Derbyshire Healthcare system.


You will be a qualified CCAB / CIMA accountant (or Masters equivalent) with 3 years post qualification experience, show evidence of leadership training, have excellent communication skills and display a passion for staff development.


The department is dedicated to the Trust’s Proud to CARE values and as such would expect the post holders to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviour described.
Please see the attached documents and links in relation to working for Derbyshire Support & Facilities Services, in particular the general conditions of employment and benefits of working for the Trust.


These roles are part of the integrated health and social care community across Derbyshire, where there are many opportunities to work across different locations and providers developing new and different skills. Whilst this role is initially based in Chesterfield there may be future opportunities to be based at different locations within the health and social care community which we may talk to you about in the future.

Closing Date: 27/09/2020

Interview :- 07 & 08/10/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameVanessa SingletonJob titleHead of Financial AccountingTelephone number

Reference: 40882379

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