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Capita Software Horizontal Products and Services (HPS) is a £100m turnover business within Capita's Software division. HPS has a vacancy for a Finance Business Partner in its Data Analytics Business. Data is just like jigsaw pieces, they are different and fragmented whether held in your finance systems, ERP or CRM. If it takes too long to pull the pieces together? All too often, you're just guessing at what the true picture looks like. You can never know for sure what's going to happen - if you're about to run out of stock, about to miss an opportunity or about to lose a customer.
We piece together the puzzle of customers data, giving them exactly what you need to know, so they can act before it's too late.
The role will be responsible for the day to day financial management of the business reporting directly into the HPS Financial Controller.
This role will be varied and involves generating financial information for the month end ensuring the completion of month end, forecasting and budgeting adhering to agreed deadlines. This role will also form a key role on the businesses senior management team ensuring that the SMT are supported with required information to aid decision making and adding greater insight into the business as well as ensuring financial control is maintained.
Reporting, budgeting and forecasting for the business
Monthly Divisional Board presentations to senior stakeholders on performance and cost saving initiatives
Managing the delivery and reporting of capex projects.
Developing and empowering the team to deliver objectives aligned with HPS strategy
The role will be involved in the monthly reporting cycle as well as annual business planning and ad-hoc analysis, projects and process improvements. The person needs to be a qualified accountant with excellent analysis skills, experience of leading a team and an ability to understand the underlying issues. Similarly this person needs to be confident dealing with all stakeholders including senior management, non-finance colleagues, and a great communicator and be able to prioritise effectively and use their initiative.
Flexible and agile to change, adapting to a changing business structure
Excellent business partnering skills, supporting leaders with financial analysis and driving through cost initiatives
Role requires a driven individual who can pick up processes quickly, manage a team through change while ensuring BAU deadlines are maintained.
ACCA, ACA, CIMA qualified
Minimum five years post qualified experience
Advanced Excel skills
Experience of managing a team in a challenging environment
Experience of working in a fast paced environment and ability to prioritise a changing workload and use initiative
Good communication skills with the ability to present complex financial information
Ability to manage change
SAP/Axiom experience beneficial but not essential
Responsibility of month end, forecasting and budgeting process, reporting outputs and impacts to the stakeholders, Business and HPS level boards
Challenge forecasts and understand variances/movements in 3 year plan
Complete cash flow and working capital forecast and reporting requirements
Manage business relationships with key stakeholders inc Directors, Finance Directors, Cost centre owners, and other HPS Finance Teams
Key contact for customers with regard to billing / credit control issues.
Task reviews - Offshore
Support offshoring of tasks to Poland by empowering the team to create efficiencies through transitioning tasks to free up time for value added activities.
Own the completion of the Month End reporting, working with Group on new requirements, and ensuring a consolidated position is presented to the FC for review.
Exposure to Director level and multiple key business stakeholders
Support business in creating business cases for Capital expenditure through to approval. Managing and reporting £1m+ Capex
Ad-hoc Projects and Cost Saving Initiatives
Assist in a wide range of projects and process improvement initiatives. Mange project budgets and be the finance lead on an array of operational projects.
Balance Sheet Analysis & Review
Review balance sheet on a monthly basis and implement robust controls and reviews of activities
Audit & Tax Queries
Support internal and external Audit & Tax queries
Responsible for approving expenditure through PO's, invoice processing, additional payments through the company's desktop system and also approving revenue collections via DD. Challenging expenditure and implementing controls and reviews to ensure validity of charges and postings to the ledgers
Capita's values are at the heart of our business. We believe that our colleagues should be Open, Ingenious, Collaborative and Effective; honest, straight-talking people who are highly intelligent and creative, who work brilliantly as part of a team or leading a team, and who never accept mediocrity. We're looking for people that personify Capita's values, who get involved in different things, deliver what they promise, take responsibility, embrace diversity, and respect their colleagues. In return we can offer you a comptetive salary and benefits package to match combined with excellent caree progression
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