Management/Project Accountant

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP50000/annum Benefits
10 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

Capita Healthcare Recruitment is a group of leading healthcare brands who provide flexible, temporary and permanent staff. From doctors and nurse practitioners, to nurses and carers, our dedicated team work closely with our NHS and private clients to optimise patient care and safety, and positively impact patients' lives.
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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As the Management/Project Account you will support the Financial Controller in completing all reporting requirements to deadline with sufficient supporting documentation and ensuring finance records are reconciled, accurate and up to date.

You will be required to:

* Prepare the management accounts and supplementary reporting packs.
* Carry out all necessary reconciliations for the management accounts and the balance sheet, with detailed analysis on variances.
* Work with the Project Accountant in terms of preparing management information for the Senior Management Team to aid business decisions and planning.
* Support client facing teams in producing and presenting consistent and accurate data to deliver to their clients.
* Project Accounting duties including reviewing all accounting and financial processes of the company to ensure that the standard is such that accurate financial reporting and control is in place to minimise risk
* Provide support in answering financial related queries from the business, escalating as required.
* Review debtors and liaise with the Client Support Manager to minimise debt to enable forecasting in relation to Working Capital charges.
* Support the Finance Assistant in the collation of all necessary information in relation to all frameworks and National Statistics Reporting.
* Prepare all omission and bonus calculations, preparing the necessary statements and managing employee queries related to commission.
* Contribute to process improvement initiatives, suggesting changes to enhance accuracy and efficiency of all financial reporting including the reporting of the management accounts, management information and monthly framework returns.
* Work towards your individual and team targets and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) as agreed with your Line Manager.
* Attend 1-1's with your Line Manager to review targets and KPIs and analysis against personal performance.
* Carry out all duties within agreed SLA's adhering to company policy and standards at all times.
* Carry out ad-hoc duties applicable to your role and within the finance department as and when required.

Person Specification: Essential Desirable


* Working in a fast paced office environment
* Managing a busy workload to meet necessary deadlines
* Working in a finance department or high volume pay and bill function
* Leading and motivating a team
* Performance management of team members
* Working in a transactional environment
* Working for a recruitment business
* Working in a target driven environment
* Experience in customer service
* Implementing and controlling processes

Qualifications & Training

GCSE English & Mathematics (or equivalent) Grade C or above

Qualified or on final level to achieve ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification

Knowledge & Expertise

* Competent user of IT, including Microsoft Word & Excel (preferably intermediate), Outlook and internet
* Understanding of basic business finance
* Project Accounting experience
* Strong analytical skills
* Good numeracy skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Knowledge of accounting principles
* Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
* Understanding of process improvement
* Knowledge of the healthcare industry
* Knowledge of NHS and Social Service Structures
* Experience of using SAP
* Experience in using Tempaid and/or Aspire

Personal Attributes

* Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain relationships over the telephone and in person
* Forward thinking approach
* Active listener
* Clear and confident verbal communicator
* Able to influence others
* Demonstrates proficient written communication skills
* Reliable and demonstrates a conscientious approach to work
* Able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively.
* Excellent judgement/decision-making
* Operates as an effective team member

Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst under pressure


* Logical problem solving abilities to analyse complex situations and quickly implement an optimal solution
* Suggests ideas to improve process, customer service
* Builds rapport quickly with colleagues and candidates
* Have an awareness of how their own performance impacts on the performance of the team
* Takes ownership and responsibility for personal performance
* Calm, efficient and professional disposition
* Ability to use own initiative and take a pro-active approach where possible on all tasks
* Excellent attention to detail
* Committed to the delivery of business objectives
* Desire to learn about different aspects of finance
* Takes Ownership and responsibility for their team's performance
* Ability and desire to develop team members
* Able to prioritise and delegate tasks to meet deadlines

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. This role also offers an excellent careeer progression for ambitious individuals!

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