Our client is a world-leader in deploying innovative text mining for high-value knowledge discovery and decision support. They aim to produce software and solutions to help the healthcare industry speed up the drug-discovery cycle and improve patient outcomes.
They are looking for financial controller to help manage all aspects of finance and contracts in a busy office. Role Description
The role can be full or part time – hours to be agreed. This is a hands-on position, supported by an accountant and accounts payable assistant, and you must be able to work in a fast-moving small company environment, which requires flexibility and the ability to work at all levels within the organisation.This is a varied and interesting role with opportunities for growth within the company. Reporting to the COO, the successful candidate will be a proactive, confident and enthusiastic performer who is able to multi-task and perform to deadlines.Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts for UK and US companiesStatutory year-end accounts and audit (with external auditors)Reconcile and agree inter-company balancesFull Balance Sheet reconciliationsReview of payroll and benefits, currently in 4 countriesInteracting with HMRC for payroll, VAT, share valuations, etc.Working closely with HR on pay and employee benefitsRaising of invoices and subsequent tracking/credit controlHelp with preparation and tracking of customer and supplier contractsProject administration, including time and cost tracking and reportingAssistance with financial budgeting and forecastingManage cashflow and treasuryContinuously improve systems and internal controlsOverall management responsibility for finance teamOther administrative tasks, as requiredExperience Required
The ideal candidate will be a quick learner and will have the following attributes:A solid understanding of bookkeeping, VAT, payroll, audit, etc. and a good grounding in accounting practice is essentialFamiliarity with NetSuite and/or other accounting packagesA good understanding of project accounting and reportingGood oral and written communication skillsAttention to detail with a proactive problem-solving attitudeExcellent Excel skills, ability to build and manage complex financial spreadsheetsRelevant tax experience such as R&D tax credits useful but not essentialExperience of working in multiple jurisdictionsKnowledge of commercial contracts, company secretarial issues and/or compliance would be advantageousPeople management experienceCIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent qualification
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