Finance Manager

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum Benefits
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

A highly visable opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Finance Manager to join our rapidly expanding Finance Team based in Maidenhead. The role may suit an individual looking to leave practise and move into a more commercial role.


* Provide financial management and control for 1-2 of the 5 business units within Capita Resourcing - a leading provider of outsourced recruitment for both public and private sector, turning over >GBP1bn

* Provide financial leadership and financial insight to commercial discussions - business partnering with the MDs of relevant business units

* Implement appropriate levels of cost control and help increase income across the businesses

* Managing a team of 2-4 trainee/part qual accountants to ensure the most efficient and effective delivery of service while developing team members along their financial careers in Capita

* Support the financial controller to report on time, accurately and with sufficient business insight to Divisional and Group finance teams each month and for internal and external auditors


* Full end to end month end delivery including financial reporting and business issues within the tight month end schedule

* Lead and develop key KPI tracking measures and challenge consultant/workstream performance

* Project lead on process changes/project implementations

* Lead monthly forecasting and financial review meetings and analyse performance of the business

* Streamline and improve back office and finance processes on a continual basis

* Key contact for group finance on any issues (sales/purchase ledger, management accounts)

* Attend monthly business reviews with business unit Managing Directors & present in month performance as well as the forecast outlook

* Manage working capital for the business so that maximum levels of positive cash flow are achieved

* Ensure that cost base is aligned with the needs of the business, in terms of resourcing, commission structures and overhead costs

* Assist in external & internal audits and ensure all aspects of compliance and control are met

* Proactively work to support other members of the finance team and lead on any specific adhoc projects


3.1. Internal

* Local MD's and their management teams

* Group and divisional finance and management teams

* Internal audit and risk management team


* Clients and their relevant teams

* Candidates

* External Auditors


2 Assistant management accountants


* Experience in recruitment helpful

* Experience in plc environment helpful

* Big 4 experience desirable

* Good written / oral communication skills

* Ability to present and challenge at Director / Business Manager level with insightful information

* Leadership in commercial discussions / negotiations

* Business planning, forecasting and bid modeling

* ACA Qualified accountant and with demonstrable technical accounting ability/experience

* Self-starter with hands on approach able to work with high degree of independence

* Microsoft packages (Word / Excel) to Visual Basic (macro) programming level

* SAP / SRC - at a standard to train others within the business

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. Plus excellent career development!

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