Finance Manager

Reigate, UK
19 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Specification - Senior Finance Analyst / Finance Manager 6 Month FTC

Reporting to: Senior Finance Manager

Location: Reigate (potential for London with travel to Reigate)

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

Job description:

Capita is currently undergoing a huge transformation programme to simplify and strengthen its business. As part of this transformation, a new finance team has been created to provide control and visibility of the major projects within the Capita Network Services ("CNS") division of Capita.

This newly created project accountant role will report in to the senior finance manager of CNS projects and will be a pivotal role in shaping the future of the function. This is largely a business facing role and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in other transformation aspects of the business.

  • Day to day financial support to the WAN business
  • Support budgeting and forecasting processes within the WAN business
  • Weekly & monthly project reporting
    • Working with operational stakeholders to review performance and costs to complete
    • Delivering scheduled and ad-hoc reporting to tight deadlines
    • Attending stakeholder meetings where required (internal & external)
    • Initial risk management review (contracts, governance)
    • Monitoring and review of financial controls
    • Support working capital management of projects (book to bill)
    • Support systems implementation project
    • Other ad-hoc tasks as required

Required skills/experience:
  • Qualified Accountant (required)
  • Finance experience within projects environment (required)
  • Advanced excel skills (required)
  • Able to use initiative, and advice of others, to identify new solutions (required)
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively (required)
  • Budgeting & forecasting (desirable)
  • Knowledge of pricing models & financial modelling (desirable)
  • Understanding of IFRS 15 (desirable)


As part of the Capita Group, 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 these values, who get involved in different things, deliver what they promise, take responsibility, embrace diversity, and respect their colleagues. In return this role offers an excellent Salary and Benefits Package

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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