Programme Financial Controller

Location:
Reading
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
BBBH227554_1714392958
Posted:
28 days ago


Our client a Global Services Organisation with more than 130000 employees are seeking to recruit a Programme IT Financial Controller and you will bring the below skill set:

Your experience working in a consulting services or programme management organisation will be critical to your success in this role. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrable experience in Project, Portfolio Accounting and leading the financial aspects of a largescale IT programmes including Driving automation and standardisation of process.
  • Advanced Excel and automation of reporting & MI skills
  • Knowledge of revenue recognition practices and policies in a consulting services environment
  • Experience managing the finances for sub-contractors
  • Relevant Financial qualification such as ACCA or CIMA and 8+ years PQE
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in business, Operations, Finance or related field or equivalent work experience


As a Programme Financial Controller, you will be responsible for:

  • Financial Planning and Analysis:
  • Develop and manage the budget for the entire programmes and provide FP&A support to largescale Programmes.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure accurate financial forecasts, revenue recognition and cost decision support.


  • Cost Management:
  • Monitor and control expenditures to ensure they align with the approved budget.
  • Collaborate with the progamme governance team to implement cost-saving measures without compromising the quality of delivery.


  • Financial Reporting:
  • Prepare regular financial reports, analysis and commentary for senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Provide insights into financial performance, risks, and opportunities.
  • Business Partnering:
  • Trusted business partner and advisor to the Client Delivery Partner and their Management team.


  • Standardisation, Automation and Change Management
  • Ability to support and drive standardisation of process, automation and to solve complex problems. Drive change in a rapidly evolving , complex environment.


  • Compliance and Risk Management:
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and internal policies.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks associated with the programme.


  • Vendor Management:
  • Collaborate with procurement and vendor management teams to ensure cost-effective execution by the subcontractors.
  • Monitor vendor invoices and payments.


  • Financial Analysis:
  • Conduct financial analysis to support decision-making processes.
  • Evaluate the financial impact of different delivery strategies and scenarios.


  • Resource Allocation:
  • Work closely with the programme governance team to allocate financial resources efficiently.
  • Optimize resource allocation to meet programme goals.


  • Audit and Control:
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to facilitate audits.
  • Implement and maintain internal controls related to financial processes.
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