Finance Analyst

22000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
01 Mar 2018
26 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Analyst (12 month FTC)

GBP22-24K + study support

About the role
The role is part of a Finance Team, which supports the needs of the business within Capita Life & Pensions. The role of the Finance team is to provide strong financial support, management and robust challenge within the business, enabling the Cost Centre Managers to deliver their monthly Cost Centre information and reporting in a timely manner, help drive growth and improved profitability as well as aiding effective and efficient management of, and decision making across the business. The team will also ensure a strong financial control environment exists, and proactively support/police the adherence to Capita policies and procedures whilst encouraging continuous improvement

About Capita | Insurance & Benefits Services

Capita is the UK's leading provider of outsourcing and professional support services in both the public and private sectors. The Insurance and Benefits Services division - providing business process outsourcing for the industry - accounts for 19% of Capita's business. Our market leading position is maintained through a dedication to service and a belief in constant evolution. We pride ourselves on being progressive and at the leading edge of service transformation

What you will do:


To support the Management Accountant and Financial Controller as well as the wider team in the financial control, planning and analysis of the contract.

Monthly cost centre reviews ensuring integrity of forecasts within the forecasting system (Axiom).

Reconciliations of reporting and forecasting systems.

Detailed FTE reporting, including monthly meetings with Customer Service Managers.

Provide financial support and guidance to Cost Centre Managers.

Detailed transaction and recharge reviews / challenge.

Preparation and maintenance of cost trackers.

Payroll reconciliations and processing of overtime, salary amendments and additional payments.

Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.

Preparation and posting of journals, administration of purchase orders.

Ad hoc analysis and query resolution.

Your experience will include:


The ability to work accurately and adhere to critical deadlines
* Ideally recent graduate, maths / accounting / statistics related and keen to commence professional studies (ACCA / CIMA), or already an early stage studier.
* Any practical work experience within accounting would be very beneficial.

Confident and able to establish solid working relationship with members of the finance team and other stakeholders in the business.

An enquiring mind to question and challenge, as appropriate, on own initiative

A fast learner with the ability to drive efficiencies in processes where appropriate

Strong written and verbal communications skills

IT literate with strong Microsoft Excel skills

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, study support, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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