Senior Finance Manager

14 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Becoming a Senior Finance Manager with Capita Network Solutions

We are looking for a commercially focused Senior Finance Manager, initially on a 6 month fixed term contract basis.

The Capita IT and Network Division provides IT infrastructure and network services to a mix of internal and external clients. Capita IT Services (ITS) is one of the two key pillars in the Division.

In May 2018 the Capita Board approved a strategic investment plan into the 'One ITS' Business case to combine five Business Units (Enterprise Services, Trustmarque Services, Major Clients, Professional Services and Capita Managed IT Solutions) into one operating unit. The investment will improve service delivery, create synergies among the current ITS BUs and lead to increased revenue and customer satisfaction.

The new ITS organisation is fully aligned to the overarching Capita Group strategy and will focus on developing market leading products (Hosting, Cloud, IAAS, Testing and Digital Transformation) whilst delivering a best in class service.

The job holder will be a key member of the ITS Service Operations Finance team.

What you will do:

  • Business Partner with the Platforms Business Unit leads
  • Lead the reporting of Business Unit performances within ITS Platforms, including entities in India and Ireland
  • Support needs of c1000 workforce (attrition, timesheets, overtime, governance processes etc)
  • Support ITS financial planning
    • Business Unit business planning
    • Business Unit cash and working capital forecasting
    • Business Unit capex forecasting
  • Ensure appropriate Business Unit financial governance is followed
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives within ITS finance:
    • Capita Smarter Faster Finance programme
    • New business governance process
    • Demand pipelines reporting and analysis
    • Profitability analysis for ITS product
  • Identify and drive Business Unit cost saving initiatives

Your experience will include:

  • Qualified Accountant with excellent technical and systems skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to translate financial risks to non-finance staff

  • Highly commercial outlook

  • Ability to manage workload in a fast paced environment

  • A necessity to work well and methodically to meet business demands

  • Team player with genuine enthusiasm to make a contribution and difference to the company and employees.

  • Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions.

  • Ability to influence decision making process through clear presentation of financials

  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines

  • Previous experience in the IT services sector would be very beneficial

  • Previous Transformation and / or integration experience is preferred

  • Ideally comfortable operating within a matrix environment

About Capita IT Services

Capita IT Services knows that businesses succeed on the strength and stability of their technology platforms. We provide infrastructure, technology and application support services to major clients across the public and private sector, allowing them to run smoothly in every aspect from data, application and service management, to data-centre & cloud capabilities, and strategic and technical consultancy. With our partner business, Capita Networking Solutions, we're able to offer an exceptional, scalable range of capabilities - be it within a company's own network or in the cloud; consultancy or implementation; managed service or full business outsource.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day's holiday (rising to 27), a car allowance or company car, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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