Finance Manager

16 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Becoming a Finance Manager with Capita in partnership with Transport for London (TfL):

As the Finance Manager you will play a key role in ensuring effective systems and processes are in place to accurately capture business activities as part of the SFF delivery programme. The Finance Manager is based in Birmingham on an initial 4 months contract.

What you will do:

  • Full responsibility and accountability for the SFF programme within the CTfL account as the project / workstream lead.

  • Ensure system data integrity and lead on data migration activities.

  • Attend SFF meetings and workshops as the CTfL finance lead, providing challenge where required at all stages of the programme.

  • Experience of programme and operations financial accounting and reporting including timesheet and expense analysis, MI reporting, income statement, balance sheet and cash flow reporting and analysis

  • Previous experience and proficiency in creation and development of robust financial models, analysis, systems and reporting.

  • Providing directors and senior management with accurate and timely information and analysis including regular programme plan updates, risks, issues etc.

Your experience will include:

  • Strong accounting background (qualified, part qualified or QBE), including experience working in project or contract accounting
  • Experience of SAP and Finance transformation and implementation projects, ideally involving SAP S/4 Hana
  • Excellent IT skills including strong proficiency in MS Excel (Pivot tables, V-lookups, SUM IFS etc).
  • Able to understand data in different formats, analyse and present financial information coherently.
  • Requires little direction, highly motivated, demonstrates initiative and is proactive in their approach to the business
  • Previous experience of working in a complex business environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, work to tight deadlines with no detriment to the high-quality standards expected.

About Capita TfL

Capita have worked with Transport for London (TfL) since 2014, we manage London's Congestion Charging Zone, Low Emission Zone and Traffic Enforcement Notice Processing activities for our client. From April 2019, we will also oversee the new Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and will be responsible for the design, implementation and operation of the systems, as well as all front and back office processes on TfL's behalf. Together, we're helping reduce traffic congestion and improve the service TfL provides its customers by allowing them to reinvest all proceeds back into their services. By joining us, you'll be helping our mission to support TfL in their journey to realise the Mayor of London's ambitious plans to protect Londoners from the damaging health impacts of air pollution.

What's in it for you?

This contract is offering a competitive day rate. At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do. We also understand what it is like to work as a Contractor and so do everything we can to make it a simple process for you - this includes a dedicated On-Boarding and Extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal allowing you to submit your timesheets wherever you are. You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country and, of course, there are plenty of opportunities available throughout Capita that we're always open to discussing with you.

What we hope you will do next

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