Senior Financial Accountant

Michael Page
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
£50000 - £55000 per annum
30 Nov 2022
07 Dec 2022
JN -112022-5851276
Nick Harris
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This role is a key position with progression prospects in this international Pharmaceutical business, reporting into the SSC in Ireland.

Client Details

My client is a large and well known brand in the Pharmaceutical space, this section is based in Abingdon and reports into a shared service centre in Ireland.


The new Senior Financial Accountant will be:

  • Ownership of the preparation of Monthly Financial Reports, Annual Financial Statements and any other internal or external reports required
  • Preparation, analysis and posting of journals / balance sheet reconciliations at month end
  • Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other business locations worldwide
  • Provide cost information to management and other departments as required Leading the year-end process with external audit staff and review procedures and local statutory audits as required
  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures
  • Drive process improvement reviews across current finance structure


The successful Senior Financial Accountant will have:

  • Accounting qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Third Level Degree or equivalent Relevant experience - preferably with Shared Service Centre and multinational corporation background
  • Oracle or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable essential
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines in an always changing environment
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data
  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office (Advanced Excel)
  • Be an effective team player

Job Offer

On offer for the Senior Financial Accountant is a salary of £50,000 - £55,000 along with:

  • Hybrid working
  • 5% match pension
  • Healthcare and wellbeing support
  • 25 days holiday - can buy and sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical

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