NHS Highland - Finance Assistant

The Financial Services Department of NHS Highland would like to recruit 3 Finance Assistants on fixed term contracts until 30th June 2019 (Leave Cover).
Department: Finance
Location: Assynt House, Inverness
Post Title: Finance Assistant x 3 posts
Grade: Band 2 Salary Scale: £16532 - £18903
Full time 37.5hpw, fixed term to 30th June 2019
These generic posts will cover one area of financial services but the post-holder must be willing to work in a flexible manner as they may be required to move between functions periodically, and provide cover to another section within the team at short notice. The responsibilities of this role can include paying invoices, processing patient travel claims, calculating re-imbursement levels, taking payments over the phone, scanning paper documents , retrieving documents and other office duties.

Candidates must be of a positive and friendly disposition with a pro-active approach to their job. You must be able to deal with suppliers and debtors, and also patients and adult social care clients, as well as a wide range of staff who work in many different functions and locations throughout NHS Highland. Excellent communication skills and a helpful and supportive approach are essential to be successful in these positions, as is the ability to work quickly and accurately and as part of a team. The postholder will require good academic skills and will need to learn quickly.

The postholder will gain good experience of working in a busy accounting office and get a good grounding in office procedures.

Informal enquiries to: Kelly Dallas; tel: 01463 704874; e-mail: kelly.dallas@nhs.net

An application pack can be downloaded via our website -> HERE or is available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW; tel: 01463 705150 or by emailing your name and address to nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Closing date for completed applications: 20th June 2018

Posted by DYW I&C on 11 June 2018 at 14:51

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