Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefuts
Reference: JN -122020-1729990_1607608757
Contact Name: Hermione Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2020 13:59

Job Description

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Financial Accountant based in Cambridge and our client is offering the chance to make an impact within a newly-created role within a rapidly growing business.

Client Details

One of Cambridge's biggest success stories in the biotech world. This is a really exciting opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to be part of a very successful business.


  • Consolidation of monthly and annual accounts for the group
  • Supporting the production of the Statutory Accounts, including extensive liaison with external audit
  • Assisting the with preparation of year end accounts
  • Prepare necessary IFRS papers and information
  • Prepare information for tax returns
  • Business partnering with external advisors
  • Collate information for R&D tax credit submission
  • Process/Systems Improvements: ongoing proactive analysis of current systems and processes, implementing changes where needed to support continued growth and expansion
  • Prepare and submit quarterly Vat returns
  • Driving the Financial Reporting process across various standards to ensure all reporting requirements are met in a timely, accurate manner
  • Supervise the finance elements of the payroll process
  • The continued improvement of accounting process and control
    Keeping abreast of changes to financial reporting standards and report key issues to the management team
  • Supporting the finance management team with ad-hoc projects


  • Newly/ Recently Qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Experienced in financial reporting
  • Group and consolidation accounting
  • Advanced Excel, Accounting Systems
  • Ambitious, self-motivated character with a desire to progress and take on additional responsibility
  • Team-working skills
  • Team player
  • Autonomous & independent decision maker
  • Energy and enthusiasm, with a desire to get the job done

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary (£45,000 - £55,000) and generous benefits package.