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Project Accounts Officer – FIN/PROJACCO01T

Job Posted: 19 December 2023
Job Updated: 8 February 2024

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Job Title:        Project Accounts Officer

Function:       Finance

Location:       Any NHSSC location (Hybrid)

Type:              Secondment until 31st March 2024

Job Ref:         701

Salary:            £32,045.00

Closing Date: 29th February 2024

 

NHS Supply Chain are recruiting for an additional Project Accounts Officer to join our Finance team until 31st March 2024.

 

Purpose of the role

 

This role will sit as part of a wider project team to work on delivering a successful implementation of a new Oracle Fusion Cloud solution from a current on-premise Oracle solution.

 

Responsibilities

 

Identify and clearly articulating requirements for the Finance Team and flagging any touch points where there is not wider business representation

Review and update of required project documentation

Development and management of cut over planning including data cleansing and data migration

Involvement in User Acceptance activities including test script development and reviews, test plan reviews

Completion of User Acceptance testing ensuring any bugs are reported appropriately

Development of any required training to support new business processes created through project implementation

Delivery of the training via the appropriate channel, within the Financial Control & Transaction Services team, wider Finance team or business

Project implementation and transition into BAU processes including early life support.

Development or update of any process notes for because of a business or project change

 

 What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?

 

Experience of working in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable or General Ledger teams, with a high volume of transactions

Ability to review and challenge existing processes and provide recommendations to improve

High level of attention to detail and the ability to prioritise workload to ensure all project deadlines are met

Project and change management experience

System integration experience

Effective problem evaluation and solving skills

Strong communication, negotiating and influencing skills

Oracle Fusion Cloud experience would be advantageous 

 

How you’ll work

 

Hybrid working; a blend of home and office working 2/3 days in the office and 2/3 days at home.

 

In return for your passion, enthusiasm, and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, consisting of:

 

Performance led annual bonus scheme

27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days

Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 12% of your salary)

Flexible benefits scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you

3 days paid Volunteering Leave

Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts

Flexible working options

National Annual season ticket purchase scheme

Eye Care vouchers

Employee Assistance Programme

 

NHS Supply Chain, who are we?

 

We are a part of the NHS family, and our role is to source, deliver and supply healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales. We make sure the products we supply are always safe, quality assured and delivered efficiently.

 

We’re always listening to the people who use our products, so that we’re aware of the changing needs across the NHS. In all, we serve every NHS Trust and operate a national network of distribution centres. We also manage relationships with more than a thousand suppliers, delivering more than 8,000,000 orders each year to more than 17,000 locations.

 

And by doing all of this on behalf of the NHS, this gives NHS staff more time to focus on their main priority of proving excellent patient care.

 

Our, Purpose, Vision and Strategy are clear. We provide direction, leadership, and commercial focus to improve health outcomes.

 

Vision: To make it easier for the NHS to put patients first

 

Purpose: Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health

 

Values:

Be Authentic

Be Inclusive

Be Driven

Be Enterprising

Be The Difference

 

Other Information

SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.

For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit: www.supplychain.nhs.uk

For an informal discussion about the role in confidence please email us at Careers@supplychain.nhs.uk

 

NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer

SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SCCL values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK.

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