Financial Controller

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Controller - Chippenham - Permanent - £55,000 - £60,000 + car allowance + 10% bonus

About the role

The primary purpose of this job is financial control through strong business partnering and the management of robust processes and controls.

About CapitaCommunication & Control Solutions

Capita Communication & Control Solutions ( delivers mission-critical communications and command and control solutions to enable agencies to manage operations to optimum levels resulting in improved performance and greater public satisfaction in their services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a senior member of the Capita CCS management team through proactively challenging and contributing to decisions regarding business and financial strategy with a focus on controlled growth of the business
  • Responsible for all Group, Divisional & Business reporting requirements including monthly results generation, forecasting and monthly financial/operational reporting. Take a lead role in the annual business planning process for the business unit
  • Embed measures for tracking performance against financial and non-financial indicators to provide meaningful management information and support decision making
  • Review of bids and pricing of contract change, provide commercial finance support where required.
  • Drive cash generation and working capital management and forecasting. Take ownership of balance sheet management and control
  • Continuous improvement in quality and accuracy of reporting. Drive reporting and process improvement efficiencies and share best practice with the wider SST finance team. Champion improved use of systems & MI

Essential Experience/Skills

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
  • Strong people management capabilities with an ability to challenge and make decisions
  • Strong customer service and quality focus
  • Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions.
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively to ensure deadline are met
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident and able to quickly establish solid working relationship with wide variety of stakeholders
  • Down to earth, hands on pragmatic individual
  • Strong Excel skills (knowledge of macros is not required)

Desired Experience/Skills

  • SAP
  • Project accounting experience
  • Knowledge and experience of software businesses and public sector procurement

What we hope you will do next

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