Capital Accountant

Job Description

This advert for a vacancy with Simply Serve Limited appears under the authority of Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.



An exciting fixed term opportunity has arisen at Simply Serve Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Yeovil District Hospital NHSFT, for a talented and enthusiastic Capital Accountant to play a significant role within the Trust. This post will offer the right individual the chance to play a crucial role in helping delivering the Trust’s strategic capital projects programme.

Liaising closely with various directors and capital programme budget holders, the successful candidate will join a small but busy team delivering a diverse portfolio of Capital investments, aimed at supporting the Trust to deliver excellent clinical services and patient care.

We require an experienced, well organised and driven finance professional with excellent communication skills. To complement the skills of our team we are especially keen to receive applications from professionally qualified / part qualified individuals with experience of accounting for strategic capital projects in complex environments.

The successful candidate will pride themselves on attention to detail and be committed to completing tasks to the highest standards.

You must be able to work well as part of a team, and you will be responsible for the monitoring and reporting of the Simply Serve Ltd and the Trust’s capital programmes, ensuring the Capital Asset Register is maintained and capital and lease accounting is in line with current guidance and regulations.

If you have any queries, in the first instance please contact Mark Thouless, Head of Finance on 01935 384581




If you are successful in securing employment you will be employed by Simply Serve Limited (SSL), which is 100% owned by Yeovil Hospital (YDH). You will be working within the YDH group, and the values, culture and objectives will be closely aligned to those of the NHS, however you will be employed on SSL terms and conditions and therefore this role will not contribute towards continuous NHS service