Graduate Management Accountant - Letchworth

Letchworth Garden City
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Management Accountant - Letchworth - Permanent - £25,000 - £30,000 + study

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a finance team providing financial support to a software business which is part of the Digital & Software Solutions (DSS) division within Capita plc. The business was acquired during 2014 and consists of 2 trading companies. Head office is located in Letchworth with satellite offices in Belfast, Dublin and Edinburgh

Whilst the role is based in Letchworth it will require occasional travel (2-3 times per year) to Belfast and Dublin where other members of the finance team are located.

About Capita | AMT Sybex

Capita plc is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We provide world leading Enterprise Asset Management software for organisations within the infrastructure and energy industries. The business has a turnover of approx. £50m, 300 staff across the UK & Ireland and was acquired by Capita in 2014. Key clients are across the Utility & Transport sectors. Key product offerings - Fieldreach (an enterprise mobility solution), Marketflow (dataflow management solution for Energy & Water companies), Meterflow (smart meter data management) in addition to niche offering for energy storage, aircraft leasing and cattle tracking.

Key Responsibilities:

The role reports to the Financial Controller who in turn reports to the Finance Director (the total finance team consists of a headcount of 5).

The role is required to undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Invoicing AMT's clients (typically 40 - 45 invoices per month) and maintenance of control systems including various portals - 30% of time

  • Calculating commission payments to Account Managers and ad hoc payments to other staff - 5% of time

  • Month end journals including accruals and cross journals to other Group & Capita companies

  • Ad hoc items:

    • R&D Tax Credit calculation and gaining sign off with auditors

    • Bid Modelling as requested by Account Managers

    • TimeSheet Administration and Reporting

    • Cost controls including Marketing Budget monitoring

    • Assisting Capita Accounts Receivable with cash collection

    • Miscellaneous business support for Financial Controller & various departments

    • Providing holiday cover to Belfast admin support team regarding Timesheets and Purchasing

      Key Skills and Experience


  • Graduate with good academic background

  • Experience of financial management and control

  • Good communicator (oral & written) with a proven ability to explain financial concepts to non-financial teams

  • Meeting deadlines

  • Team player

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Proactive and a self starter

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