Shared Services Connected Ltd

Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager

Location:  Manchester (with some travel when required)

Salary: £30,000 plus 5% flexible benefits package

Role overview

SSCL requires an Assistant Finance Manager to provide support to a Senior Finance Manager, responsible SSCL’s Government F&A and HR business areas from a financial perspective.

The Assistant Finance Manager will be responsible for providing decision support, reporting, and financial analysis, while monitoring compliance with accounting standards, corporate policies, measurement rules, and internal controls for either business area.

Key responsibilities
•    Full financial support for the HR & Finance & Accounting services on SSCL.
•    Accurate Month End management accounts production.
•    Forecast and performance reviews with various transformation and service leads within SSCL areas.
•    Ensuring accurate billing, booking and revenue recognition.
•    Ensuring the production quality Project Accounting.
•    Supporting the Single Operating Platform programme cost evaluation and financial performance.
•    Supporting the commercial function as required.

Essential skills

•    Part qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA, etc).
•    Producing statutory accounts including monthly and year end accounts.
•    Forecasting and performance reviews experience.
•    Strong stakeholders and client relationship management skills.

Security clearance
The successful candidates will be required to go through a BPSS security clearance.

About us
SSCL is a joint venture between the Cabinet Office and Sopra Steria who delivers a range of high quality shared services for our Government and Police clients, enabling them to operate more efficiently and more effectively. SSCL provide Finance & Accounting, HR & Payroll and Procurement as well as specialist client-specific services. SSCL has five UK Centres of Excellence and, by streamlining and modernising systems and processes in the back office, we are transforming the way these services are delivered - providing better value for our clients and better value for the UK taxpayer.

To Apply please send your CV to or call 01189 846 066 for more information.

Posted: 13/11/2017

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Our Services

Finance & Accounting, HR & Payroll and Procurement plus specialist Government and Police-specific services.
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120 Holborn

SSCL is a registered brand of
Shared Services Connected Ltd
Registered in England.

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