Main duties of the job

To work within Research and Development Team providing professional assistance, financial advice and support to Managers, undertaking investigation into complex financial variances and take corrective action as necessary.

To investigate financial enquiries, providing assistance and advice as required, supporting the production and publication of the Research and Development annual financial report and monthly spending plan returns, Health Boards Statutory Annual Accounts in line with Welsh Government Policy and guidelines.

To provide timely and meaningful financial management information within tight financial time scales and ensure that work is completed in compliance with Standing Orders, Standing Financial Instructions and Scheme of Delegation.

At times required to discuss financial matters with overseas visitors and private patients and their relatives in respect of cost and charges.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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Person specification


Essential criteria

  • AAT full technical qualification or proven equivalent experience
  • Qualifications

    Essential criteria

  • Finance/accountancy degree or proven ability to work at degree level
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Significant experience of working in an NHS and financial environment
  • Experience of working with ring fenced budgets and contracts
  • Information

    Essential criteria

  • Knowledge of Oracle accounts financials computerised systems
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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