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Financial Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, London
GBP60000.0 - GBP70000.0 per annum + £competitive
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

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Healthcare and pharmaceutical
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
A global, research-based biopharmaceutical organisation focusing on improving the lives of patients with life-threatening illnesses globally, this is a unique opportunity to join their UK-based finance team in their central London office.
Your new role
This is a fast-paced and interesting role for an individual who is looking for variety in their day-day role. Your main duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

- Assisting with month-end processes including review of journals, P&L review and Balance Sheet reporting
- Taking a lead to support the recently implemented ERP system including training and adaption of processes
- Ensuring compliance with global procedures and policies
- Building strong working relationships across all areas of finance, including Tax, Treasury and the Shared Service Centre
- Drive process improvement and standardisation of reporting and analysis
- Preparing statutory accounts and VAT returns
- Proactively taking part in local and global ad hoc projects

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an ACA Qualified (or equivalent) Accountant, ideally with a background in Audit. This role will suit an individual who is a confident user of ERP systems with the ability to work in a change environment and any experience of SAP would be beneficial. Technical accounting and experience of UK GAAP is essential for this role. As you will be working in a complex matrix set-up, strong communication and influencing skills will be required.
What you'll get in return
This is a brilliant opportunity to join a high-performing and dynamic finance team. You will be supported by a friendly and close-knit team and have good opportunities for future growth and progression within the organisation. A hybrid working policy is in place.
What you need to do now

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