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Project Accountant

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Job Function:

    Finance

  • Sector:

    Bio-tech

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Marshall

  • Contact email:

    matthew.marshall@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2119_1713969261

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 July 2024

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Marshall

This a great opportunity to join a real Cambridge success story with exciting plans moving forward. This heavily backed Bio-tech firm is looking to recruit a project / management accountant to join their talented Finance team. This is a newly created role will see you working closely with the business leaders and requires excellent interpersonal skills.

Hugely successful organisation with exciting plans. They are based in Cambridge operating hybrid and flexible working.

This role will require a highly skilled Management Accountant with experience of project accounting. You will be liaising with senior project leaders to ensure accurate reporting.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Execution of accounting processes related to clinical trial accounting, R&D program accrual accounting, clinical manufacturing accounting, and other areas of accounting related to the R&D processes.
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders within the finance, R&D and clinical operations organisation to manage the R&D progress against budget and ensure the recording of accruals on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Preparation of balance sheets reconciliations for monthly management accounts.
  • Conduct variance analysis to identify key drivers of financial performance and provide insights to the business.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support decision-making processes by providing financial analysis and business insights to the business.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations, including VAT, PAYE, and corporation tax, specifically preparation of VAT and R&D tax credit calculations.
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end financial statements including audit information and liaise with external auditors as required.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes, working closely with FP&A team to ensure the right assumptions are used.

The successful candidate will be ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified with experience of project accounting ideally in an R&D environment. You will be capable of managing large volumes of data and have strong interpersonal skills.

£60,000 to £70,000 plus benefits and bonus

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.