Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be the eyes and ears on the ground working with the business to create real and active partnerships with both operations and management. You will foster strong relationships and provide analysis to assist thinking and the shaping of strategy with those you business partner. What you'll be doing: Working and supporting the Finance Director and Financial Controller, and being responsible for understanding and providing challenge to the finances of your business area Own the monthly accounting process, together with on-going forecasting and the business planning processes Month end reporting to the Vertical, including adding insightful commentary on key monthly variances for the results To work with other Finance Business Partners to issue timely detailed monthly reporting out to the business to ensure they have clear sight of actuals against budget and forecast Ensure appropriate controls are in place and adhered to, to enable accuracy of the financial results and a supportable balance sheet What we're looking for: Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with relevant finance experience, working on large contracts Experience in a similar role with proven ability to support and partner with non-finance staff Excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate complicated financial concepts to a senior non accounting audience Previous experience using SAP/ Axiom is desirable Ability to build strong relationships About / Capita Fire and Rescue "Capita Fire and Rescue is a 12 year contract with a TCV of c.£600m that was won by Capita in 2019. The contract provides a fully modernised Fire and Rescue Service to number of RAF locations both in the UK and abroad. Together with the provision of Fire Safety and Prevention services across the whole of the MoD estate. Over the last two years Capita transformation has included the introduction of 128 new Fire Appliances which both improve the safety and efficiency of the service. We have also fully transformed the training course structure, moved the delivery of the training to Capita's world renown Fire Service College and introduced a distributed training model that enables Fire Fighters to undertaking most training at their home station." What's in it for you? Salary of £40,000-£50,000 (dependent on experience) 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeksand plenty more Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform LI-Remote You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 55,000 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. To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site. Equal Opportunities 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.