Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Finance Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Job Reference: Finance Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Job Title: Finance Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Employer: Human Tissue Authority
Department: Resources Directorate
Location: 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Salary: £37,788 - £40,000
Job Type: Full Time, 12 month fixed term contract
Pay Band: Band 3
Working Pattern: 36 hours per week
Closing Date: Sunday 15th January 2017


We are the national regulator of organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, medical treatment, organ procurement and transplantation, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people. With the interests of the public and those we regulate at the centre of our work, we aim to maintain confidence by ensuring that human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent.

We are seeking a Finance Manager to cover maternity leave in our small organisation. The role covers a wide remit of finance procedures from processing invoices and preparing monthly management accounts, to supporting the Audit Committee and providing advice on procurement. Therefore experience of having responsibility for these key areas is essential to be successful.

This post requires a self-motivated and diligent individual with highly developed organisational skills, to ensure that the HTA finance service continues to run efficiently. A calm and organised approach will enable the handling of a varied workload which includes delivering to tight deadlines.

The post is the key part of a small finance team. Finance responsibilities are delivered by the Finance Manager and the Head of Finance and Governance, reporting to the Director of Resources.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive and enthusiastic team player, adept at using excellent interpersonal skills to form successful working relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders. This will include verbal and written communication of often complex messages to various audiences in a considered and logical way. 

You will need to be newly qualified or part ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA qualified, or have full AAT qualification.

The start date for this role is expected to be towards the end of February 2017.

To apply for this role, please submit your application via NHS Jobs.

For more information, please contact Human Resources via

Closing date for applications is Sunday 15th January 2017.

The HTA is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note: The HTA is required to check employment history covering five consecutive years. You MUST give details of two different referees even if you were employed in one company for five years or more.

Please note that the HTA is not part of the NHS Guarantee Interview Scheme (GIS). 

Salary Information

£37,788 - £40,000


Closing date/time: 
15 January 2017 - 9:00am
Last updated on: 22 Dec 2016