Financial Accountant

Michael Page
England, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum
17 Jun 2022
15 Jul 2022
JN -062022-5640846
Jack Murray
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Full Time

We are recruiting for a financial accountant who will be heavily involved in running the day-to-day operations of the company's global entity accounts. The role will involve ensuring their compliance with local GAAP & IFRS requirements.

Client Details

This Milton Keynes based company are operating in over 42 countries with growth plans to continue their rapid expansion over the next 3-5 years. As one of the UK's fastest growing healthcare groups, they are looking for a Financial Accountant to come in and have a real impact on that growth.


  • Prepare month-end reporting activities including balance sheet reconciliation and analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of year-end account, activities and statutory accounts including global tax and AFS/IFRS preparation
  • Assist the Financial Controller with the year-end audit process and relationship with external auditors.
  • Design, implement and maintain financial global controls and risk environment by ensuring policies and procedures are being compliant across the company.
  • Management of the accounting system, Chart of Accounts and cost centre structure
  • Assist on ad-hoc financial projects plus involvement of group projects to manage financial impact of group-wide projects. IFRS conversion and ERP system replacement are planned for 2022 along with an expansion into new countries.
  • Manage the headcount and bonus calculations for financial reporting
  • Assist Financial Controller on the management of global tax and transfer pricing


The successful Financial Accountant will be:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge & skills (i.e. IFRS, GAAP, VAT/TAX)
  • Experienced in ensuring financial control & helping the company drive its performance targets
  • Able to demonstrate success in delivering accurate and timely outputs
  • Experienced in working in multi-country and currency environment
  • Proven track record of working with group and stand-alone companies as well as control environments
  • Strong excel skills enabling the manipulation of data
  • Experienced in IFRS conversion, system change projects, M&A activity is an advance.
  • Previous industry experience (Pharmaceuticals, clinical trials, life science, etc.) is preferred but not a prerequisite
  • Clear initiative & adaptability
  • Committed to being part of a high performing team and helping to transform the finance function to a robust and controlled environment
  • Strong attention to detail and organised approach to managing multiple deliverables and requirements

Job Offer

On offer for the successful Financial Accountant:

  • Brilliant base salary - £50-55k dpeendent on experience (reviewed yearly)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working pattern (2 days in Milton Keynes office, 3 days at home)
  • 25 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays & Birthday)
  • Pension scheme
  • Discount platform
  • 24/7 access to healthcare professionals

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