Interim Chief Financial Systems Accountant
Morgan Law are currently working with an NHS Trust based outside of London who is looking to recruit a Chief Financial Systems Analyst to join them for a 3 month basis initially.
Key Responsibilities will include:
•To lead the development of the finance system and related interfaces in order to improve reporting and efficiency and to meet changing internal and statutory requirements.
•To ensure financial information is processed in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with procedures to support internal reporting to managers, directors, staff and clinicians.
•To drive improved reporting and analysis so as to automate monthly reporting procedures as far as possible.
•To document and maintain up-to-date system process flows and narrative to facilitate training and clarity of responsibility.
•To introduce analysis reports and produce these on an ongoing basis.
•To monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the system and resolve escalated issues from the Financial Systems Assistant.
•To ensure that the Trust’s financial systems are updated for and aligned to changes in Trust activity.
•To ensure that system controls and system audit procedures are monitored, evidenced, reported on and followed-up on a timely basis.
•Ensuring that all change control procedures and protocols are documented and effective so that changes to financial systems cannot be made other than in accordance with the Trust’s scheme of delegation and financial control framework;
•Ensuring that all interfaces between independent systems (e.g. payroll, GL) are tested, that regular reconciliations are undertaken and that assurance is provided that financial reporting is accurate;
•Ensuring that systems are maintained and upgraded on an appropriate basis and that upgrades are undertaken in a controlled manner;
•To ensure that “manual” interventions are kept to a minimum to avoid errors and inefficient working.
•Initiate continual improvement of accounting systems and practices to meet the performance monitoring needs of the Trust.