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Group Accountant (3-6 month contract)
Company Information Posted : 11-01-2019
Company :  Quotient Clinical
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Job Type : Contract
Duration : 0 months
Category : Scientific
Recruiter Reference : 678
URL for applications : Click to apply
Salary : Competitive
Job Status
Start Publishing : 11-01-2019
Stop Publishing : 08-02-2019
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Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises of over 700 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.  With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, we deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving our clients both time and money.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing and clinical testing. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

The Role

Due to business growth we have an immediate opening for an interim / contract Group Accountant for a period of 3-6 months.  The Group Accountant will play a fundamental role supporting the VP, Group Finance and wider team with financial activities across the Group.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Group financial reporting to Board, investors and bank – managing and coordinating monthly group reporting timetable across all sites

  • Managing and tracking all inter-company transactions and balances on monthly basis

  • Group FX and treasury

  • Group tax planning and structuring, in liaison with KPMG

  • Liaising with US sites on all matters that pertain to the Group finances

  • Oversee monthly consolidation and group accounts

  • Investigate cost efficiencies across the Group

  • Help drive financial performance improvement initiatives across the Group

  • Investigate opportunities to centralise Group finance functions in Nottingham (more likely post new system)

  • Drive improvements in working capital across the Group

  • Implement consistent authorisation policies and controls across the Group

  • Ensuring consistent accounting policies applied across the Group e.g. rev rec, FRS102 etc.

  • Assist with all group corporate filings and any restructuring

  • Assist the VP Group Finance with Corporate/banking/equity structuring changes

  • Support the group budget process, business plan and long-term financial planning

  • Manage year-end process across the Group, including preparation of Stat accounts and liaison with auditors

The Candidate

We require an immediately available person who is available for a period of 3 – 6 months.  You must be able to hit the ground running and quickly make an impact in a fast paced and dynamic business.

Other experience required:

  • Experience of operating at group level in multi-site and multi-currency business

  • Experience of group reporting, including consolidation experience, to third parties, such as investors, Board and banks

  • Used to high-paced demanding environment

  • Private equity experience is preferred but not essential

Company benefits:

In return you will receive a competitive salary, as well as an exciting experience within a fast paced and dynamic business. 

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