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Management Accountant

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £33,706 - £40,588 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Band 6

Job summary

Job title: Management Accountant

Location: Sussex (HQ is in Brighton)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of high quality community services to the people of Brighton and Hove, West Sussex and East Sussex. The Trust has a turnover of £315m.The post holder will have experience of providing advice on financial management and corporate issues to non Finance managers, including advice on complex business plans and investigations and resolution of queries and errors. The post holder will have excellent communication skills with the ability to convey financial information with authority and clarity. They will be educated to A level standard and be CCAB finalist or newly qualified CCAB or equivalent experience.

If you are selected for interview (which we plan to hold on Thursday 29th February 2024) you will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date. When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification and use the "supporting information" space to demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification, as your application will be judged against this.

Main duties of the job

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant post within our award winning (and Level 3 Future Focused Finance accredited) finance team, supporting one of our main Operational Areas delivering a wide variety of community and sub-acute care in West Sussex.

About us

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The post holder will be responsible for developing and maintaining financial and staffing budgets and the financial reporting mechanisms of the teams; and ensuring the effective use of resources, which will involve close liaison with senior managers within the Area. This will include helping the teams to achieve year on year efficiencies and improve our clinical services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see above and job description

Please indicate under "supporting information" if you have a disability and wish to be considered for shortlisting in line with our 2 ticks commitments and/or if you have any particular requirements to enable you to participate in the selection process. Please insert "I wish to apply under the 2 ticks scheme". Correspondence relating to this vacancy will usually be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Person Specification


  • A Levels etc
  • Professional qualifications


  • NHS
  • Management Accounting

Skills & Knowledge

  • IT skills
  • Communication skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust


Brighton General Hospital

Elm Grove



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Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) offers diverse employment opportunities across Sussex.

We employ over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff, and our expert teams deliver a wide range of medical, nursing and therapeutic care to over 10,000 people a day, serving a total population of 1.3 million.

Why join our #CommunityThatCares at SCFT?

  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • Ongoing training and development tailored to your needs
  • Excellent research opportunities
  • BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks 
  • Level 3 Disability Confident Leader
  • Free health and wellbeing checks for all staff
  • Workplace nurseries rated Good and Outstanding by Ofsted

SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trust’s workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.

Contact our friendly Recruitment team on 01273 242227 or

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Company info
01273 696011
Glynde Building
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
East Sussex

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