Management Accountant (Bristol)

£30000 - £35000/annum study support
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant - Bristol (with regular travel to Cardiff) - Permanent - £30,000 - £35,000 + study supportAbout the roleThe role of the Finance team is to provide strong financial support, management and robust challenge within the Project, Cost and Housing Consultancy/Building Design business, enabling the Profit Centre Managers to deliver their monthly Profit Centre information and reporting in a timely manner, help drive growth and improved profitability as well as aiding effective and efficient management of, and decision making across the business. The team will also ensure a strong financial control environment exists, and proactively support/police the adherence to Capita policies and procedures whilst encouraging continuous improvement. We support all of our teams with a Business Partnering approach; candidates should be prepared to become a Finance Business Partner within our division providing support to all levels of staff across our Profit Centres.About Capita We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.Key Responsibilities * Partner with Profit Centre Managers to assist them in delivery of annual Business Plan, providing financial and commercial guidance when necessary. * Assist Profit Centre Managers in driving growth and improving profitability by monitoring key KPI's. * Liaise with Project Support staff to ensure that timesheets are completed in a timely fashion by staff and invoicing and project forecasts are regularly updated and maintained by Project Managers. * Business partner with Project Managers to ensure project forecasts are accurate and challenge forecasts when needed, flagging up any potential risks or opportunities. * Update, maintain and ensure integrity of profit centre forecasts within the Capita forecasting system (Axiom). * Manage production of month end management accounts within set deadlines, ensuring true reflection of monthly financial performance. * Working capital management and reporting, maintaining effective links with the Credit Control team to ensure prompt cash collection. * Assist in pricing and scenario planning to ensure bids are properly priced. * Other ad-hoc activities.Essential Experience/Skills * Project Accounting experience. * Ability to work independently of supervision and be proactive in all areas of the role. * Able to manage workload and prioritise. * At least part qualified in a recognised Professional Accountancy qualification such as CIMA/ACCA or equivalent * Strong Excel skills * Attention to detail but also being able to see the "bigger picture". * Remain composed in a busy / fast paced environment * Team player with "hands on" approachDesirable Experience/Skills * SAP Experience * Axiom ExperienceWhat we hope you will do nextHelp us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now.Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.Listen | Create | DeliverFollow Capita on twitter @capitacareersFollow Capita on facebook @careersatcapitaCapita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check