Band 7 Service Line Reporting (SLR) and Costing Manager

Discipline: Finance

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 31/01/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £44,347 - £50,549 per annum*


London Ambulance Service NHS Trust is looking for a Service Line Reporting (SLR) and Costing Manager to join their team. The London-wide Trust employs over 6,000 people, has revenues of circa £390m and in 2018/19 answered more than 2 million emergency calls and treated more than 1.1 million patients. The Trust offers an innovative, fast-paced and dynamic environment and the finance directorate can provide professionals with a lot of exposure, exciting career prospects and development opportunities.

Job purpose of the Service Line Reporting (SLR) and Costing Manager:

This is a newly created role reporting directly into the Head of Commissioning, Contracts and Costing. The purpose of the role is primarily to provide Trust expertise and highly professional analysis of the Trust’s SLR and Costing information. The post holder will work closely with Operations, Fleet, Medical, Estates and Corporate Directorates evaluating services and promoting the use of SLR and Costing information across the Trust. Some responsibilities include:

  • Developing pan-directorate short and medium term strategies, plans and initiatives to improve the quality of costing data and processes across the Trust
  • Proactively producing analysis in respect of unexpected areas of variation or potential opportunities
  • Designing and developing internal information systems and tools which can intuitively and efficiently filter data from large and complex data sources. The post holder will be responsible for sourcing, developing and maintaining the costing information system
  • Representing the Trust at Internal and External costing meetings (including NHSE/I)

Person specification of the Service Line Reporting (SLR) and Costing Manager:

The right candidate for this role will be a CCAB Qualified Accountant (or a Part-Qualified Accountant close to completing their qualification) with experience working within a large, complex organisation. We are looking for someone who has excellent financial analysis and interpretation skills and has the ability to present information to end users. Ideally, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of NHS costing, service line reporting and tariff policies. The trust’s values are “RESPECTFUL”, “PROFESSIONAL”, “INNOVATIVE” and “COLLABORATIVE” – it is important that this person’s values are inline with these expectations and that they are able to communicate well and work with people at all levels of the organisation.

If you would like to find out more about the role, the Trust and to receive the full job description, please contact Brooke Cooper at Allen Lane. Applications close on Wednesday 4th December and interviews will follow shortly after.

*Inclusive of London Weighting

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