Financial Accountant

Posted 02 December 2022
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameNathan Freestone

Job description

Financial Accountant - Oxford - £55,000

The Company

The role of Financial Accountant sits within this well-known and fast growth Company based in Oxfordshire.

The Role

The role of Financial Reporting Accountant has been newly created and will support the Director of Finance. The position will focus initially on the more technical side of accounting but will in time incorporate more commercial elements as the Company grows further. The role also has a very clear progression path into a Financial Controller position of the next couple of years.

  • Annual statutory accounts in multiple jurisdictions with global consolidation
  • Monthly management information packs, inclusive of financial statements aligned with IFRS, budget variance reports, FPIs and cashflow analysis, for multiple jurisdictions and consolidated
  • Ensure the integrity of the internal and financial accounting data, looking to continual improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the financial accounting processes
  • Assist the DFA in the production of quarterly VAT returns and annual tax returns.
  • Investor management information requests
  • Liaison with external advisers, principally our banks, auditors, and financial advisers

What will you need to be successful?

  • Qualified accountant, this role would ideally suit a newly qualified chartered accountant looking to use their practice training and experience to make a difference in a high potential biotechnology company
  • Experience of auditing the disclosures in public company accounts, ensuring compliance with all disclosure requirements and some experience of implementation of new technical accounting requirements
  • Strong technical accounting skills including UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • Involvement in multijurisdictional companies quoted on a stock exchange
  • Able to produce financial management reports to tight deadlines and skilled in interpreting accounting data to provide operational insight and business intelligence
  • A customer focused approach, organised and a self-starter willing to work with minimum supervision and a determination to deliver on objectives
  • Comfortable working in a small company environment where collaboration is key
  • The person will be able to work on their own initiative and have the energy, ambition, and enthusiasm to grow and add value to the organisation

What will I get in return?

Clear progression route into Financial Control

Exposure to a fast growth environment

Ability to have visibility of the whole Company Finance function

How to proceed?

If this role is of interest then please do apply using the link or email

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.