Finance Manager

11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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 fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join this division of UK's leading Business Process Organisation.


This role is works across both Commercial and Core Finance Teams based in Leeds or Rotherham and will report in to the Finance Director.

This is a key business partnering role for Operations. The individual is responsible for client net profit reporting, analysis of reported performance against expectations and a full understanding of drivers influencing business performance.

The role may involve some people management.

Actual Results:

Produce accurate and timely reporting for a small portfolio of clients on a monthly basis. Ensure accurate representation of the client P&Ls, post all required ledger entries, along with reconciliations of all Working capital, Accruals and Prepayments, and maintain cash flow reconciliations.

Review reported performance against flexed targets, and ensure that the key drivers of variances are explained;

Build and maintain strong professional relationships across the business to influence financial performance and understand contract, price and cost drivers & challenge assumptions where necessary;

Forecast Results:

Produce accurate forecasts of revenue, costs and margin by liaising with & challenging the Sales, Operations and Planning teams;

Review forecast against Business Plan and previous forecast targets, and ensure key drivers of variances are explained;

Working Capital & billing:

Minimise Working Capital through accurate & timely billing to clients, and ensure query resolution on a timely basis;

Liaise with the client to minimise and resolve queries with billing.


Deliver monthly scheduled and ad-hoc reporting to tight deadlines;

Help the Contract Accounting team in streamlining existing processes, and designing new reports and processes where necessary;

Skills & Experience:

Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)

Previous experience in accounting role within large company background

Diligent, attention to detail, willing to challenge.

Good Excel skills.

Good at communicating at all levels, with finance and non-finance teams

Ability manage own workload, and meet tight reporting deadlines.

Hands on and enthusiastic individual looking for career development

Systems Used

SAP & Axiom. Excel used extensively, along with Word & Powerpoint.

In return we can offer you a fantastic package with car allowance/benefits. Excellent career progression and training will be provided for enthusisatic individuals who wish to further their career.

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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.