Management Accountant

United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant


Main Purpose of the Role:

Managing and reporting the financial performance across a portfolio of Sector accounts and working as a key member of the finance team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate production and detailed understanding of monthly management accounts and forecasts, highlighting the financial impact of key risks and opportunities
  • Produce and interpret a detailed monthly reporting pack and present the financial position at monthly reviews to senior management
  • Provide proactive business analysis
  • Close Business Partnering, liaising with Operations, Programme/Project Managers and Project Analysts, displaying the confidence to support and challenge
  • Ensure all deals represented in the sales and revenue pipeline are forecast appropriately, highlighting where specific risks exist
  • Identify and address issues which affect business performance
  • Good understanding of balance sheet control
  • Management of WIP and debt balances and driving account cash collection
  • To be actively involved in improving reporting and processes across Finance

Typical Activities:

  • Preparation of monthly actuals and rolling 7 month forecasts and the interpretation of variances from a financial, commercial and delivery perspective
  • Close business partnering, providing financial knowledge to and working closely with operations and delivery colleagues, challenging decisions where appropriate
  • Provide financial governance across their portfolio of accounts, participate in monthly project reviews, challenging financial assumptions and identifying key risks
  • Ensuring WIP is invoiced and any client queries are resolved so that cash is collected on time
  • Consolidation of monthly review pack and production of financial content
  • Assisting with budget preparation
  • Ad hoc analysis

Person Specification:

Essential Skills:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience of project accounting
  • Good communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A real team player with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Possess high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proactive and a positive attitude
  • Advanced technical skills including Microsoft Excel


  • Systems experience in ORACLE and Business Objects
  • To have worked closely with senior non-Finance resources
  • IT industry knowledge

What we’ll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

About Us

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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