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Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Posted 16 March by Capita Ended

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 fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager for an initial 3 month contract to join the Army Recruitment business unit of UK's leading Business Process Organisation based in Upavon. The RPP contract is a 10-year BPO partnership with the British Army providing an end-to-end recruitment service to deliver the quality and quantity of recruits needed for both Regular and Reserve

The role:

Possibly 3 direct reports

Business partner for operational cost centre owners for financial insight and understanding. Working with the business area to improve financial understanding and compliance with finance processes and, where necessary, challenge and pursue revenue and cost improvement actions

Work with project sponsors to ensure a simple and consistent approach to business case preparation including financial benefit reviews for all projects. Monitoring and reporting on progress for the duration of the project

Attend Smarter Fast Finance workshops to provide business representation during the design and implementation of the new accounting and procurement system

Production of monthly management accounts, relevant variance analysis and presentation to FD in line with reporting deadlines.

Produce meaningful and robust monthly reporting and variance analysis

Monthly forecasting - produce and understand the monthly forecast working closely with the relevant Ops managers; ensuring all movements are challenged and fully explainable

Provide ad-hoc financial analysis as required by cost centre managers, SMT and SLT

We are looking for an individual who is:-

Fully qualified ACCA/CIMA with at least 2 years post qualification experience

Good communication and written skills

Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and has a can do, problem solving attitude

Ability to work to tight deadlines

Advanced Microsoft Excel user

SAP experience an advantage

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check.

Required skills

  • ACCA
  • CIMA
  • Excel
  • analysis
  • forecasting

Reference: 34706592

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