Finance Business Partner

Capita Internal Resourcing
Birmingham, UK
02 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Becoming a Finance Business Partner with Capita Central Government Services

Capita plc is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with over 60,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

The role will be responsible for providing finance support to the Project Delivery and Client Services teams within Service Birmingham & the Joint Venture for Entrust and the Staffordshire city council. These functions cover over 100 live IT related projects at any one time to around 462 schools in Birmingham, 363 in Staffordshire & 220 in West Sussex.

The role will be based 5 days a week in Fort Dunlop, Birmingham

What you will do:
  • Supporting the wider Finance team with the month end close and associated reporting, with a specific focus in the projects field
  • Business Partnering with Project Managers to derive accurate project forecasts
  • Supporting the sales function to drive the business and provide timely reporting on sales & conversion of wins to the P&L
  • Balance sheet reconciliations with specific emphasis on working capital management
  • Report by exception on opportunities by project life
  • Project invoicing and validation
  • Support the finance function to ensure timely collection of cash receipts
  • Support with ad hoc requests from Capita Group
  • Fixed Income & Provision analysis
  • Delivering the Entrust billing process on the month to month basis to invoice the correct SLA amount for Learning technologies supplied to Staffordshire Academies and Maintained Schools
  • To analyse and post intercompany journals to the correct cost centres
  • Responding to Accounts receivable queries for Learning Technologies within a 48-hour turnover period
  • Validating Purchase orders against information on SAP - flagging any with missing information
  • Ad hoc analysis of business/operational areas to create efficiencies and to report to senior management
  • Facilitate in the Business Planning Process
  • Spot checks and completing reconciliations between CRM systems such as Service now & SLA Online

Your experience will include:
  • Part Qualified Account - CIMA/ACCA or related degree
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • SAP experience beneficial
  • Project Accounting experience beneficial
  • Strong analysis skills & commercial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal & business partnering skills. Able to deal with a range of people across the organisation
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible, and to create the functionality to amend reporting at short notice to cater for the fast paced environment
  • Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively - both written and orally.

About Capita Central Government Services

Capita has been a trusted partner of many central government departments and agencies for 30 years. We've delivered innovative and efficient ways of working that have helped the government to cut costs while improving the quality of service to the public. We offer flexible and bespoke service delivery arrangements to meet the challenges involved in transforming public services and to secure specific policy outcomes within budget. We also look to design solutions in ways that meet government's wider policy objectives such as increasing transparency, digital service access, opportunities for SMEs, workforce skills and economic growth.

Central Government Services are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

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), 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.

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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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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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