Finance Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £350 - £425 per day

  • Contact:

    James Ivall

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    James Ivall

Working within a fast-paced and pharmaceutical research and development business, this varied role is responsible for:

  • Financial accounting and reporting, focusing on the balance sheet, cashflow statement and consolidation process
  • Managing the external audit and statutory financial statement process for the consolidated business
  • Enhancing the financial reporting internal control environment
  • Implementing process improvements wherever possible to establish more efficient, accurate and useful reporting
  • Balance sheet planning as part of the annual budget process
  • Ownership of the groups accounting policy framework

Person Specification:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified;
  • 2 years+ post qualified experience ideally within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Audit experience gained within a top 4 or mid-tier accounting firm and/or in a corporate group
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS financial reporting principals
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel experience
  • Self-starter with willingness to assume responsibility and take charge, yet good team player
  • Ability to motivate a team
  • Good time-management skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to deal with non-finance personnel at all levels of the business
  • Ability to challenge and improve processes and procedures.

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