Assistant Financial Controller - GSS

24 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Shape our future as Assistant Financial Controller GSS The purpose of this role is to ensure effective financial and management accounting across the organisation by managing the development of financial controls and systems within the Divisional Finance department. The Assistant Financial Controller is responsible for the preparation, development and analysis of management accounting and other financial reporting information and controls.

Job title: Assistant Financial Controller - GSS

Job Description: We're supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We're now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible. What you'll be doing Report timely and accurate financial information, ensuring all Group requirements for Divisional reporting are met within deadlines

Assist in the creation of monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

Liaise with Group and issue group guidelines for Medium Term Plans

Perform Balance Sheet Review & Commentary

Perform Run rate analysis & create appropriate reporting

Manage working capital and ensure we understand and challenge results, and prepare appropriate commentary

Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported

Collaborate with auditors, group and internal, to ensure proper compliance with all regulations

Support with development of budgets and financial plans for the Division

Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies

Assist in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members

Review and approve profit centre reports and identify any variances

Review divisional cost centre reports and identify any variances

Responsible for the provision of high-quality support and advice services to budget holders, managers, and other staff

Proactively challenge and assess existing processes, and ensure standardization across business units

Collaborate with Group systems and Automation teams to ensure data manipulation tasks are performed as efficiently as possible

Ensure existing automated processes are performance managed and up to date

Support the development & implementation of an appropriate control framework/environment for the Division

Any other ad-hoc tasks as required

What we're looking for Essential Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)

Proven experience in a senior Finance line role with responsibility for delivery of controllership activities.

Demonstrated experience in improving financial processes, financial reporting and control.

Demonstrated ability to synthesise varied viewpoints to identify an optimal solution and develop a coherent plan.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate and drive execution at all levels of the organization.

Proven analytical and influencing skills.

Action-oriented: ability to turn strategic visions into executable tactics effectively and do what is needed to deliver results.

Enthusiastic, self-motivated with high levels of energy and drive - especially in the face of resistance or setbacks. Strong cross-cultural work experience and stakeholder management skills.

Desirable Experience of working for/ with a contracts and projects based organisation

Experience of working in/managing a matrix reporting structure

About Capita/Group Finance Capita Plc are one of UK's largest providers of technology enabled business services. We're supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We're always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you'll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. Our Finance Function provides clear and transparent financial insight to stakeholders across the business, to enable them to make effective decisions. What's in it for you? A competitive basic salary

25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy extra leave

Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more

Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you. What we hope you'll do next: Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita's offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time. We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Location: Leeds

Time Type: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent Full time

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