Capital Finance Manager
I am proud to be supporting Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in their search for a Capital Manager. The Trust is formed of two independent hospitals: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, this role will be based at the latter. Between the two hospitals, the Trust offers a range a specialist clinical services, general services and community services, including an award-winning sexual health clinic.
As the Capital Finance Manager, you will be supporting the Deputy Head of Financial Operations with the day to day running of the financial accounts team; taking ownership of the fixed asset register and capital accounts. You will be responsible for a Capital Accountant and will need to be adept at managing both your own and your team’s priorities.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Ensuring the integrity of the fixed asset register through asset verification and reconciliation to the general ledger;
- Completing capital asset financial information for the monthly NHS Improvement returns, annual statutory accounts, Capital Programme Board finance report and other ad hoc reports;
- Providing guidance, advice and support to managers in terms of managing capital resources efficiently and effectively;
- Advising on the VAT treatment of capital acquisitions ensuring proactive VAT planning on capital schemes.
The successful applicant will ideally be a CCAB-qualified accountant, but may also be part-qualified and will have relevant experience of managing a full capital programme within a large organisation. You will ideally come from an NHS background, but may have wider public sector or commercial experience. The successful individual will have an excellent attention to detail and an ability to identify and resolve issues accurately, effectively and efficiently. You will be able to work flexibility to tight deadlines, work under pressure and prioritise your workload. Finally, you will demonstrate an ability to communicate professionally and clearly to finance and non-financial stakeholders.