Finance Manager

Nottingham, UK
18 May 2019
23 May 2019
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

Are you passionate about developing your Finance Skills? Are you looking for an ambitious new role to test and grow your skills? A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join one of our divisions of a large organisation. The role is offered on a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract.

Duties will involve:
  • Responsible for effective management, control and reporting of Business Unit finance
  • Financial stewardship of P&L and Balance Sheet
    • Supporting the Business Unit Director to drive forward cost savings and process charges
    • Partner with operational staff to produce challenging but accurate forecasts
    • Review and reconciliation of resource MI and Billing
    • Conducting regular review meetings with the Business Unit Director to improve financial knowledge and assist in the achievement of targets
    • Creation of accurate financial forecasts links to operational activities
    • End to end control of billing function for BU
    • Posting of regular month end journals and assistance in the creation of the balance sheet
    • Provide pro active support to the SFM and FD on Month End and Business Plan issues and produce key analysis schedules
    • Work closely with wider Finance team to engender project controls
    • Support build of new MI Systems
    • Processing commissions, ensuring all contractors are paid in a timely manner (40% of ITPS are contract staff)
    • Weekly reporting on KPI's where applicable

Ad hoc requests coming from SFM/FD

  • Relevant areas of MI / business plans / reforecast prepared in accordance with guidelines
  • Regular meetings held with the business to discuss performance and trends
  • Production of analysis /trends with recommended actions
  • Any key issues highlighted to the SFM
  • Accuracy & timeliness of key responsibilities
  • Accuracy of all financial predictions
  • Control and management of key balance sheet values e.g. debtors / WIP / Accruals & Prepayments
  • Ability to use own judgement and initiative

Skills and Experience

ACA/CIMA qualified (or equivalent) preferred
Three years relevant experience
Experience of balance sheet control and reconciliation.
Proven ability to support non-finance staff in the management of cost centres
Involvement in the production of business cases
Ability to identify the key financial and service risks from financial data.
Experience of fast paced, changing environment.
Flexible and innovative person willing to drive forward change to the business.

Capita's values are at the heart of our business. We believe that our colleagues should be Open, Ingenious, Collaborative and Effective; honest, straight-talking people who are highly intelligent and creative, who work brilliantly as part of a team or leading a team, and who never accept mediocrity. We're looking for people that personify Capita's values, who get involved in different things, deliver what they promise, take responsibility, embrace diversity, and respect their colleagues

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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