Prospect Personnel
35000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Are you a hands–on and ambitious Accountant who would like a newly–created role with a rapidly epxanding organisation in Oxford? We're recruiting for a forward–thinking biotech business, who are looking for an energetic, switched–on and self–motivated Accountant. Having grown to a substantial size and with expansion set to continue this role will involve coming in to work with the CFO to transition bring all the accounting processes internal. This is a brand new role and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make it their own from the outset.

It is an exciting time to be joining too, with the business having recently upsized and relocated to state–of–the–art facilities in Oxford.

You will be responsible for accurately delivering monthly management accounts, as well as overseeing a number of key accounts functions.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Drafting monthly management accounts
  • Audit schedules – liaising withe external auditors
  • Supplier payments – liaising with clients resolving any discrepancies
  • Ledger postings – journal entries & nominal account reconciliations
  • Accruals & pre–payments
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • HMRC reporting – VAT returns & EC sales lists
  • Currency translations & revaluations
  • Credit Control / Cash Flow forecasting
  • Staff expenses
  • Financial analysis
  • ONS statistical returns

Skills & Experience

  • Approximately 5 years experience within a Assistant or Management Accounts position, ideally within a corporate SME setting
  • Ideally AAT or CIMA qualified / part–qualified
  • Strong working knowledge of Sage software
  • Multi–currency accounting experience highly desirable
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Analytical, with a passion for problem–solving
  • Naturally assertive communicator
  • Deadline–driven
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Other information & Benefits

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme (7% contribution)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Long service benefits

If you do not receive an initial reply within 3 working days, you can unfortunately consider your application unsuccessful


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