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Financial Business Partner

Royston, Hertfordshire (GB)
Negotiable depending on skills and experience
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

Job Details

Sartorius is an exceptionally robust and profitable global company, undergoing broad-scale expansion driven by consistent commercial success. As a leading provider of bioprocessing equipment, we are working with many pharma companies in their development of medicines and vaccines.

As part of this growth, we are pleased to announce a new Finance Business Partner position within our Finance Team at our office in Royston.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Work closely with department heads to develop the budgets, and re-forecasts.

  • Provide accurate and timely financial and management reporting, including analysis of variances against budget to cost centre owners, department heads, and other stakeholders, for the review and monitoring of financial performance.

  • Build analytics and work with the Sales Managers to understand gross margin performance.

  • Work with the Financial Accounting team to complete the month end close and subsequent commentaries.

  • Provide financial assistance and administrative support for cost centre owners and Sales Managers for the assigned Sartorius entities.

  • Work closely with Group Controlling teams to learn best practise and ensure results and requirements are fully understood.

  • Support the Financial Accounting team on statutory reporting requirements around the Annual Financial Audit and other statutory reporting. 

What will convince us

  • Qualified / Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA|ACCA|ACA)

  • Strong and relevant experience

  • Familiarity with SAP or similar is a plus.

  • Good excel skills including Lookups, Pivot Tables, SUMIF.

  • Team work plus good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work to deadlines.

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

What we offer

Sartorius’ ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Over 15,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:  

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

Strong values: Sustainability, openness, enjoyment

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.

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01763 227375
York Way

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