Financial Controller

South West England
60000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP80000/annum Car/Bonus
07 Jun 2017
30 Jun 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

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Talented Financial Controller. Flexible on location but you must be able to travel to other Capita Hubs.


This is a key position across this hugely successful division that drives the "heartbeat" of the group. The role will act as the link between the eight businesses Finance leads, the division central team, Group finance, Division FD and MD, providing the necessary financial rigour, challenge, control, leadership and analysis. This role is a direct report to the FD and a part of the finance SMT

Key responsibilities:

* Monthly FP&A Cycle

* Setting the reporting cycle to align with group requirements, communicating and owning
* Working with business FD to understand the results and numbers - turning data into information
* Consolidation, review and submission of monthly flash, Outturn, WC, Cash and MOB packs
* Writing exec commentary on variance analysis, WC, Balance sheet, debtors etc
* Analysis of Overheads, discretionary spend
* Production of MI packs, trend analysis
* Central driver of BP process
* Manage finance customer relationships - group finance, tax, audit..

* Financial control and governance

* Ensuring accounting governance through balance sheet and debtor reviews, CC structures, BPT's
* Work with finance, operational and transformation teams to streamlining existing processes, designing new reports and processes where necessary
* Provide instruction and guidance on accounting policy and lead change initiatives (eg IFRS15)

* FD/MD support

* Multiple ad-hoc requests to support the FD and MD of the division
* Coordinating reporting and analysis

The key to success in this role are excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple relationships in order to get things done.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

* Qualified accountant with minimum of 5 years PQE
* Able to communicate clearly - both written and orally.
* Confident to deal with Senior Managers and peers
* Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions
* Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively.
* Operational exposure
* Ability to influence decision making process through clear presentation of financials
* Ability to work to and meet deadlines
* Solid Excel skills
* Axiom/Sap experience
* Able to demonstrate progression throughout your career

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 and car allowance 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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