| || Agenda for Change Band 7; £31,696 - £41,787|
Full time; 37.5 hours per week
NHS Education for Scotland is seeking 2 finance professionals to join its Finance and Procurement Directorate.
Reporting to the Head of Finance Business Partnering (FBP) the successful candidates will provide financial and business advice to the Directorate for which they are responsible.
They will be responsible for ensuring that budget setting for the area they support adheres to all operational planning guidelines. They will also monitor and review finance and business performance throughout the year and create the monthly outturn forecast.
The post holder will also will highlight potential efficiencies and service redesign opportunities within their directorate and will be expected to provide advice on the financial and commercial aspects of project and programme activity as necessary.
Whilst the Management Information Systems team within Finance will be available to provide support and advice successful candidates will need to be comfortable using financial and business reporting systems both to ensure timely and high quality reporting and to improve the presentation and interpretation of that information.
Building highly effective interpersonal relationships and the ability to influence and provide appropriate and constructive challenge will also important in this role. Both roles involve working with senior individuals and/or technical experts within directorates and post holders will need to be comfortable operating at this level.
Special Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications
The successful candidates will be professionally qualified and will be able to demonstrate experience of financial management within an appropriate environment. They will be expected to very quickly assimilate knowledge of the business area they support. The post holder will have experience of providing complex financial advice to non-specialists and will demonstrate strong judgement and decision-making ability under time pressures
If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the Job Information Pack which includes a copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service.
Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59hrs on the closing date.