Skip to main content

Posted:

Accountant

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity within a high functioning, supportive and caring team?  Peace Hospice Care is recruiting an Accountant to join our small, supportive team.

The Accountant provides an important function to support the Finance Manager, Director of Resources and other Directors in Executive Team.

The successful applicant will have proven accounting and bookkeeping experience, excellent IT skills, the ability to plan and prioritise work, be a team player and will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the values of Peace Hospice Care.

Experience of using Sage Line 50 and working in a charity environment would be desirable.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Assisting with the production of Monthly Management Accounts
  • Book keeping duties within the busy Finance Team
  • Assist with the Year End Accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of the Annual Budget process

 

Peace Hospice Care is committed to the development and support of all our employees. We value potential as well as experience and training will be provided on all aspects of the role.  Although the post is full time, we endeavour to embrace flexibility as appropriate to the needs of the business.

Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years.  Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000.  We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services.  We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre.

In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished.  We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.

Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our Values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’.

These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.  We are proud to support flexible working.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.

Role: Accountant

Department: Finance

Salary: £26,622pa to £31,110pa, depending on experience (Peace Way Band E)

Closing date:

Interviews scheduled: 26th February 2020

For more information about the role, please contact Yvonne Cahill, Finance Manager on 01923 330330.

Informal visits to the Hospice to see the work we do are encouraged – to arrange a suitable time, please contact HR on 01923 330330.

We will review applications as they are received and organise interviews throughout.  We reserve the right to close the advert at any time so encourage early applications.

Apply here

The successful applicant will have proven accounting and bookkeeping experience, excellent IT skills, the ability to plan and prioritise work, be a team player and will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the values of Peace Hospice Care.

Experience of using Sage Line 50 and working in a charity environment would be desirable.

The main duties of the role will include:

  • Assisting with the production of Monthly Management Accounts
  • Book keeping duties within the busy Finance Team
  • Assist with the Year End Accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of the Annual Budget process

 

Peace Hospice Care is committed to the development and support of all our employees. We value potential as well as experience and training will be provided on all aspects of the role.  Although the post is full time, we endeavour to embrace flexibility as appropriate to the needs of the business.

Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years.  Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000.  We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services.  We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre.

In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished.  We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.

Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our Values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’.

These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.  We are proud to support flexible working.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.