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Finance Administrator




Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.



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Set in the suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City Centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is set in beautiful grounds, conveniently located for access to West Midlands motorway netwrok and with good local public transport links.


Our unique range of services gives our colleagues the opportunity to delop skills and experience of working with a broad range of mental health conditions across five mental health service lines, across the hospitals seven wards.

We provide a diverse range of inpatient services and take great pride in delivering personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputaion for providing the highest staandards of care.

If you are looking for an employer that's passionate about suporting your career progression, where you can work as psrt of a committed diverse and experienced team, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding care to make a real lasting differnce to patients lives, then Priory Hospital Woodbourne is the place for you!


We are introducing a new Finance Administrator role at Priory Hospital Woodbourne.  


As the Finance Administrator you will support the hospital Senior Management Team in ensuring that all finance processes on site are administered in a timely and accurate manner.  You will report to the Private Enquiries Manager and will work as part of the hospital’s Admissions team.  Duties will include:


•           Input of data such as agency timesheets to the Aspire system

•           Raising purchase orders for patient transport and other items

•           Reconciling orders to invoices and investigating discrepancies

•           Maintain a variety of finance trackers, investigating and reporting on any variances

•           Maintain the hospital’s Special Duty Nursing records using the relevant Priory system, liaising with ward staff and the Divisional Income Processing Team

•           Maintain the budget spreadsheet and prepare monthly accruals, completing the Monthly Accounts Pack for the hospital

•           To manage patient access to Client Funds and to coordinate petty cash processes on site, in line with Priory policies

•           Prepare ad hoc financial and other reports for the hospital’s Senior Management Team

•           Work closely with the Regional Hospital Director and act as a point of contact for the Regional Finance Manager and the Management Accountant (both of whom are based in off site, in the Divisional Finance Team)

•           Provide cover for the Admissions Officer for periods of annual leave and other absence


You will act as an ambassador for Priory Healthcare at all times through displaying a professional and caring approach at all times in line with Priory’s values.


You will have experience of working in an administrative role, ideally in a finance position (although this is not essential as training will be provided).  You will be required to work on your own initiative and will be the main finance administrator for the Hospital.  You will have strong communication skills.


A high level of competency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft packages is required, in particular the use of Excel; attention to detail and the ability to work to reporting deadlines are also essential skills for the role.

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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