Finance Team Leader

20000.00 - 22500.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP22500/annum study support
07 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Team Leader


GBP20-GBP22,500 + study support

Exciting opportunity with market leading Plc

About the role

A rare & exciting opportunity for a motivated & enthusiastic individual with a general accounting background, looking to develop themselves further in a team leadership role.

About Capita | Employee Benefits

Capita Employee Benefits is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We provide award-winning pensions and employee benefits solutions. As one of the leading consultancies in the UK, our specialist knowledge and expertise ensures we create innovative solutions which can make a real difference to our clients and their employees.

What you will do:

The purpose of the Finance Team Leader is to lead the Finance Technical Teams. This consists of the Reconciliation and Treasury teams. The primary contract is the Teachers' Pensions Scheme (TPS) of England and Wales but a number of other schemes are administered in additional. The Reconciliation team is responsible for all scheme bank and control account reconciliations with TPS alone featuring GBP6billion in income and GBP9billion in expenditure. The Treasury team is responsible for the daily funding and defunding of all scheme bank accounts as well as the accounts payable function. You will be responsible for the daily management and development of eight members of staff and liaising with a number of key stakeholders both within the business and externally, i.e. Clients, HMRC, etc. A full study and rewards package is available to the right candidate.

This is a challenging and pivotal role within the successful Scheme Finance Department here at Lingfield Point in Darlington reporting to the Finance Operations Manager.

Your experience will include:


Finance experience, including reconciliation & treasury exposure

Strong administration and leadership skills with a focus on embedding and monitoring key control measures.

Strong Excel & Word skills

Able to demonstrate ability and flexibility to meet deadlines and prioritise workloads.

Ideally AAT qualified, or nearing qualification

Ideally have supervisory experience

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

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