Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant


Working hours: 30 hours per week (spread over 5 days preferably)

About us

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion. People matter, results count.

Who you’ll be working with

You will be reporting to the Treasury Manager for the UK and providing support to both the Treasury team and the broader finance team as necessary. The role sits within the ‘Core Services’ unit of Capgemini UK which is home to business specialists delivering vital services and support to allow the effective and profitable operation of the UK business.

The focus of your role

As a Finance Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative financial support to the Treasury Manager and broader finance team. This will incorporate ownership of the daily cash payments process. You will be keen to build relationships within the team and improve existing processes.

What you’ll do

  • Manage the daily bank payments process, including the preparation, review and loading of bank payments, and the preparation and issuance of cheques as required by the business 
  • Be responsible for the daily cash allocations for UK subsidiary entity 
  • Own and improve the process for preparing and processing all direct debits and standing orders, maintaining records and addressing cancellation requests on a timely basis
  • Maintain required documentation in respect of the UK bank accounts
  • Prepare and post journals into the financial accounting system in respect of the payments made and maintain associated balance sheet reconciliations
  • Be a critical point of contact for business escalations in respect of the UK expenses policy
  • Provide administrative support on an ad-hoc basis to the Treasury and Finance team
  • Maintain required documentation in respect of the UK bank accounts

What you’ll bring

  • Exemplary bookkeeping skills
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to work with and contribute to a fast-paced team
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience
  • Experience of using Oracle is helpful, but not essential

What we’ll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs



Posted on:

April 15, 2019

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Education level:

A-level, NVQ, International Baccalaureate (IB) or

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