Finance Manager

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Job Specification – Finance Manager / Management Accountant

Reporting to: Senior Finance Manager

Location: Tannochside

Type: 6 month contract

Job description:

To work in a small finance team focusing on the production of monthly management accounts and forecast packs for specific cost centres. The role will require month end reporting, MOB preparation, balance sheet control and sales support.


* Supporting Business Unit SFM
* Ownership of overhead cost centres, ledger entries, forecast and BP
* Producing the monthly management accounts
* Production of monthly MOB reports
* Balance Sheet review
* Sales and Bid Review
* To assist with forecasting working capital, managing debt, reviewing WIP and ensuring that all sales invoices are billed promptly.
* Detailed monthly ledger interrogation at month end to ensure that the Business Unit is being cross charged appropriately.
* Working to reconcile profit margins per project on a monthly basis for inclusion in the monthly forecast packs and developing reports to support product profitability and customer profitability.
* Supporting the role out of SAP projects and project profitability.
* To assist the finance team with any queries

* Audit preparation
* Any other Ad hoc finance duties as required

Required skills/experience:

* Qualified ACCA/CIMA candidate, or in final study stages.
* Good communicator, enthusiastic, hard-working and a team player.
* Attention to detail.
* Ability to work to deadlines.
* Ability to use their initiative and be able to apply business focus to the work they are producing.
* Specific experience in forecasting and budgeting.
* Interaction with other departments, such as Sales and Operations.
* Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential.
* Previous experience in using SAP.

Key values and behaviours:


* Constantly endeavour to ensure responsibilities are carried out to the highest standard
* Learn from any mistakes made
* Consistently professional and positive
* Able to take responsibility for own professional development


* Customer’s individual needs are understood and responded to in a timely fashion
* Customers are shown courtesy and respect
* Clear communication is maintained when expectations and progress are of concern
* Responsibility is taken when customer queries or requests are involved within service level agreements
* Customer and line manager feedback is acted upon positively


* Acceptance of change and being open minded to new methods
* Act promptly and decisively when dealing with problems and provide solutions
* Avoid problems in the short term and take opportunities to progress work
* Good practice is applied to meet service and Updata needs


* Colleagues are treated with respect and are valued as individuals
* Relationships between colleagues are positive
* Colleagues are supported and flexible towards each others’ needs
* Open and honest two way communication is maintained
* Listen to each other and actively share information
* Contribute to team meetings in order to develop own and team performance


* Encourage others and acknowledge their efforts
* Skills and knowledge are shared in areas of own expertise to support others
* All necessary information is provided to carry out jobs

* Ability to be able to train within the team


As part of the Capita Group, 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 these values, who get involved in different things, deliver what they promise, take responsibility, embrace diversity, and respect their colleagues. In return this role offers an excellent Salary and Benefits Package.

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership
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