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Management Accountant

Royston, Hertfordshire (GB)
Negotiable depending on skills and experience
Closing date
17 Oct 2022
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Job Details

We have this challenging and interesting opportunity for an experienced management accountant to join our international team. Working in a small team, you will support our senior leaders in Royston with conducting financial reviews, analysing data, budgeting and forecasting. In addition, you will work closely with colleagues based at the company headquarters in Gottingen, Germany.

You will be based at our site in Royston.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Working within the finance team to support the Operations departments |Manufacturing/R&D/Service| with high quality analysis and reporting to monitor output and steer decision making
  • Ensuring timely and accurate month end reporting with detailed understanding of variances, to budget, and prior year
  • Performing monthly cost centre, profitability and other analysis and comparisons
  • Leading monthly, quarterly and yearly analysis of the activities as well as forecasting/ budgeting multi-year processes
  • Partnering with local business leaders and other department heads by supporting decisions and following up on action plans
  • Identifying and driving process changes in order to improve accuracy of reported data
  • Providing detailed and insightful reporting to the local business managers
  • Responsibility for review of production costing and conducting cost roll updates as required.
  • Production of monthly/weekly labour hours and absorption reporting identifying trends

What will convince us

  • A part-qualified or qualified |ACA/ACCA/CIMA| with relevant experience
  • Strong financial and operations analysis experience with a track record of driving process improvements
  • Good Microsoft Office skills |Excel, PowerPoint|
  • SAP/ ERP experience preferred
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical/ problem solving ability
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Continuous improvements mind-set

In order to commence working with us, the successful candidate will need the right to work in the UK.

What we offer

Our ambition is to simplify progress in life science research and the biopharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. So that more people can obtain access to better medicine. Over 15,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales locations worldwide are committed to this vision. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Do you also want to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from working with a Global Player that has kept its familiar atmosphere:

Opportunity for international career development: A global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

Open and highly collaborative culture: Mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites

Intelligent working environment: Working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years

We look forward to receiving your application.


Many diseases, such as cancer, dementia or inflammatory diseases, are still incurable. Hundreds of millions of people lack access to affordable and safe medicines. Our biopharma customers are working hard to develop new drugs to improve people's lives.  More than 14,000 employees at over 60 production and sales locations worldwide support our customers with innovative technologies that make the development and manufacture of innovative therapeutics faster and more efficient. So that more people have access to better medicine. 

In the United Kingdom, Sartorius currently employs around more than 900 people at five sites in Epsom, Glasgow, Havant, Royston and Stonehouse. The site in Royston, formerly TAP Biosystems, became part of Sartorius through acquisition in 2013. Among manufacturing bioprocessing tools like chromatography equipment and fermentation systems, sites in UK are home to a competence center for bioanalytics and biosafety as well as a competence center for designing and manufacturing of plastic components, such as filtration units and laboratory-scale bioreactors. 

As one of the fasted-growing global life science companies, we are looking for people who share our ambition and want to make a contribution in a vibrant environment while growing their careers. Join our global team and grow with us.

Find Us
01763 227375
York Way
United Kingdom
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