Management Accountant - SME

Management Accountant - SME

Job Title: Management Accountant - SME
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: Up to £35,000 d.o.e plus excellent benefits
Start Date: 2018-03-14
Reference: 15803 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2018 14:42

Job Description

The position of Management Account represents an excellent opportunity to join a fast developing and growing SME.  That has great potential to impact the life sciences sectors as they continue to develop their technology and bring this to the market.  As a company they offer excellent career development opportunities along with an excellent culture of collaboration and rewards for the contribution you make to the company.

Company Overview:
The company are a Biotech who have developed a revolutionary technology that supports the discovery, development and manufacture of regenerative medicines.  Their expertise is in demand from the academic, biotech and pharma sectors in the UK, Europe and US which has led to their rapid growth that is set to continue.  In addition to this they have received funding to further develop other technologies they have in R&D to bring these to the market so that they can reach their full potential.

They are based on the Oxford Science Park and have an innovative and entrepreneurial culture where they continue to seek the best way of working in a collaborative way to achieve common aims.  They are a multinational company with a progressive culture where employees have the chance to continue to develop their careers with examples where promotion has been achieved soon after joining.  They organise regular staff events within the local area including away days and more spontaneous events to reward the hard work and achievements made.

The Role of Management Accountant:
The role of Management Accountant is to accurately process financial information to deliver monthly management accounts for the company and their US subsidiary.  You will provide a broad range of additional finance functions such as credit control, VAT returns, supplier payments and data analysis.  As well as take control of other functions such as ledgers, cash control / flow, bank reconciliations, fixed asset ledger maintenance, and ad hoc financial analysis as an example of a few of the responsibilities of the Management Accountant.

You will be working closely with the CFO when carrying out these duties as well as contributing to their ongoing strategy to develop the most efficient and effective processes to then implement these.  This will be with the purpose of keeping the financial systems developing to keep pace their changing business needs as they grow.

Desired Skills and Experience:
For this opportunity you will need to have several years’ experience in similar role as a Management Accountant, Assistant Accountant or Bookkeeper in a SME environment.  You will be experienced at using Sage with strong Excel skills.  Ideally you will be AAT and / or CIMA qualified or part qualified with multi – currency accounting experience.