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Portfolio Accountant - 1 London Bridge

HCA Healthcare
London, Greater London
Closing date
23 Mar 2023
Portfolio Accountant - 1 London Bridge

Portfolio Accountant

Location: this is a hybrid role based in central London (our offices are on the river!) and remote


Why join HCA's ITG team:

HCA Healthcare UK's Information Technology Group (ITG) is a Group IT function, developing and managing all aspects of healthcare IT across our portfolio of hospitals, clinics, outpatient centres, laboratories, and other associated businesses.

Our colleagues are dedicated to HCA Healthcare's mission of continuously providing high quality and compassionate patient-centred healthcare. The ITG team are a vibrant, innovative, mission focused team who have a strong focus and commitment of maintaining the strong culture we have here. We aim to promote from within (and do so 40%+ of the time!) and therefore harness and invest in the talent we have.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life and how the work we do makes that possible. Come and join us!

About the role:

We are looking for a Portfolio Accountant to advise on financial planning and budgeting within the ITG team at HCA UK. This role will be responsible for developing financial plans and forecasts, monitoring and managing IT expenditure, ensuring that all IT financial targets are met, and examining any areas where budgets and expenditure exceed their agreed budget. You will assist with the definition and operation of effective financial control and decision making, especially in the areas of service, projects and component cost models and the allocation and apportionment of all incurred IT costs. You will analyse actual expenditure, explain variances, and advise on options in use of available budget.

As the Portfolio Accountant you will be work closely with various functions such as Corporate Finance, ITG Management, Project Delivery advising on the definition and operation of effective financial control and decision making specifically within the IT Project Portfolio lifecycle along with looking at ways to improve processes and set up procedures for the future.

About You:

  • Experience as a Portfolio Accountant applying electronic account systems and principles
  • Ability to prepare project budgets, financial forecasts and variance analysis
  • Proven experience providing financial support, guidance and oversight for specific business projects including involvement in the financial aspects at all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Comfortable, and with proven experience in reporting and presenting to the key stakeholders and members of the Project Management Team
  • Detail orientated with advanced level skills in excel

Why join HCA Healthcare UK:

HCA Healthcare is the country's largest provider of privately funded care with 800,000 patient interactions every year.

From pioneering complex care, urgent care, to primary care, outpatient and day-case treatment, we provide exceptional care across our network of facilities and key NHS partnerships. HCA is the only private hospital group able to invest over 500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques and medication.

At HCA we put our patients first and affirm the unique worth of each individual. Exceptional healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other.


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