Senior Financial Controller
We are part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. With 75,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India this is an exciting prospect for anyone looking to join Capita as it opens many doors in terms of progression opportunities in a range of sectors.
A unique opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to become a key member of the Specialist Recruitment Finance team enforcing the financial governance and business planning processes of Capita plc.
What you will do:
Manage all aspects of the financial reporting and planning cycles on a monthly and annual basis and providing an interface between Specialist recruitment businesses and Divisional Business Units / Group Finance
Establish and run the month end consolidation process in line with Group timetable
Manage the production of the Divisional MOB Pack
Working closely with the Specialist Recruitment Finance Director this role would be responsible for managing the production of the annual business plan process
First point of contact for Division/Group on ad-hoc reporting - ensuring required information is presented within Group deadlines
Support and drive the Finance Agenda
Challenge the assumptions of the financial and operational management teams to ensure accurate monthly financial forecasting of the business;
Coordinate the key risks and opportunities at a Divisional level and manage the Divisional outturn based on these items;
Coordinate annual pay rise reviews and bonus payments;
Financial and operational management
Finance business partner for central services including review of business cases to support capital expenditure requests;
Own the accounting and review process for all Specialist Recruitment businesses. Includes challenging all costs and ensuring all forecasts are up to date and reviewed monthly.
Monitoring and challenging business units on plans to improve working capital management;
Assess the impact of systems changes on the current financial processes in order to drive efficiencies;
Develop and improve key business processes, including review and control aspects, so that assets and revenues are safeguarded.
Project Costing systems where appropriate;
Working Capital management;
Carry out balance sheet reviews with Business Financial Controllers / Finance Directors
Ensure cash flow forecasts in each business are accurate and updated monthly
Project investment appraisal - monitor CAPEX performance against agreed CAPEX budgets (including Property investments);
Ensure compliance with Group Expenses policy across the Division;
Ensure appropriate bespoke divisional reporting:
Key Performance Indicators
Appropriate P&L reporting structures
Appropriate "Management Accounting" analysis
Your experience will include:
Graduate calibre Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA)
Experience of senior level relationship building
Experience of working at senior level in a similar sized organisation
Previous Recruitment experience is essential
Demonstrable leadership qualities including the ability to influence others in order to achieve Divisional objectives
Willingness and ability to identify fresh approaches and challenge old assumptions
Ability to adapt to and drive changing demands and conditions
SAP, Axiom and strong excel capabilities are desirable
At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle
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