Finance Business Partner

London, UK
19 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Finance Business Partner to join the People Solutions division of our FTSE250 organisation.

Becoming a Finance Business Partner, Capita People Solutions

The primary purpose of this job is to support the Finance Director for Digital in identifying and controlling all technology spend in People Solutions as we continue our journey to centralise and optimize our technology cost base. The Digital team is responsible for developing and supporting our most cutting-edge technology solutions and products for the People Solutions business.

This is a newly created permanent position, reporting into the new Finance Director for Digital. This role will be highly commercial, with exposure to the latest technologies, supporting Agile development methodologies and creating brilliant processes and governance. We are looking for someone who has the desire to embrace innovation but with a pragmatic approach. We are ideally looking for someone to start as soon as possible. If you believe you are the perfect candidate to grow our team then please apply.

What you will do:
  • Financial control of technology costs, including monthly results generation, forecasting and budgeting
  • Originating insight and value-add for the monthly reporting pack and producing ad-hoc analysis identifying key areas of opportunity / improvement
  • Assist with the preparation of investment cases, providing commercial finance support as required
  • Tracking and measuring of project performance, employee utilization and productivity to enable on time and informed decision making
  • Identify and support the business to deliver opportunities to improve efficiency or add value
  • Support the Finance Director in identifying all technology costs across People Solutions, with the aim of centralising them under the Digital team
  • Assist the Finance Director and the CIO in creating and implementing a new target operating model (TOM) for technology and realising the benefits from this for the People Solutions division
  • Assist Finance Director in creating the appropriate processes and governance to support the efficient use of the technology cost base, strengthen investment appraisal and implement strong but light weight governance
  • Support and lead in commercial negotiations with suppliers, and in the formulation of the technology procurement strategy
  • Refine, improve and manage the internal charging of technology costs in People Solutions

Your experience will include:
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
  • Strong experience of financial control and reporting
  • Some exposure to commercial finance, particularly around business cases, investment appraisal and supplier negotiations
  • A background in working in technology-enabled companies / divisions which would have given you a good understanding of enterprise technologies

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 offer, company car/allowance, 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.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you

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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