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Finance Manager

Posted 10 April by Capita Ended

The Capita Secure Solutions & Services (CSSS) division provides technology solutions to the emergency service sector. One of the most innovative and technologically advanced parts of Capita, the Division continues to heavily invest in cutting edge technology on command and control, case & custody and mobile solutions. It is a market leader in technology solutions with ambitious plans for both UK & overseas organic and acquisition led growth.

Overview of the Role

The CSSS finance team act primarily as business partners to the operational teams, forging and maintaining strong relationships with the management teams and ensuring the financial control of the business through robust processes and controls. More specifically:

  • Act as a key member of the CSSS finance team through pro-actively challenging and contributing to decisions regarding business and financial performance

  • Deliver on time and accurate financial reporting including monthly results generation, forecasting and monthly financial/operational reporting for a subset of the CSSS business.

  • Take a lead role in the annual business planning process for the business unit

  • Maintain a complete picture of existing and future contracted revenue, monitoring contractual deliverables and opportunities for revenue growth

  • Fully understand the cost base and how they relate to business operations as well as the drivers of cost, enabling the identification and exploitation of areas of potential efficiency improvements

  • Management of working capital and cash forecasting processes. Take an active part in ensuring working capital consumption is reducing and cash targets are achieved

  • Ownership of balance sheet management and control

  • Assist with the preparation of investment cases, bids and pricing of contract change, provide commercial finance support as required

  • Tracking and measuring of project performance, employee utilisation and productivity to enable on time and informed decision making

  • Identify and support the business to deliver opportunities to improve efficiency or add value

Work with the CSSS Financial Controller to support and implement any cross divisional improvement programmes

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)

  • Strong customer service and quality focus

  • Team player with genuine enthusiasm to make a contribution to the company and staff

  • Able to use initiative (and advice of others) to identify new solutions.

  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively

  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Confident and able to quickly establish solid working relationship with wide variety of stakeholders

  • Down to earth, hands on pragmatic individual

  • Strong Excel skills

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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.

Reference: 34864283

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