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Financial Accountant

Quotient Sciences

Quotient Sciences

Accounting & Finance
Nottingham, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Financial Accountant

Nottingham, UK Req #154
20 May 2024
Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we help biotech and pharma customers save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA. Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community that’s focused on innovation and are driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures,
fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

The Financial Accountant will work as part of a small and highly efficient team to support production of accurate and timely financial statements to management and other stakeholders.

Main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and review of departmental P&L reports for monthly distribution.
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Providing financial support for the US group companies, maintaining the US system of accounts and producing accurate financial records.
  • Payroll journals, analysis and month end reconciliation.
  • Manage and update the Fixed Assets register, supporting with monitoring and controlling spend on capital projects to ensure US sites don’t overrun their budgets.
  • Preparation of cash flow forecast including CAPEX spend tracking and forecasting.
  • Preparation and co-ordination of year-end schedules.
  • Assisting with the preparation of budget and audit information as required.
  • Ensuring accounting treatment is compliant with statutory requirements and IFRS.
  • Support 401k audit and 1099 filings.
  • Provide support to the US Financial Controller as required.
  • Support system implementation along with streamlining processes and developing controls.
  • Ad hoc analyses and reports.
  • Any other ad-hoc duties that fall within the scope of the role.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within an accounts department within a company with revenue of at least £25m per annum.

Other skills and experience required

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified
  • Strong all-round communicator
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work independently
  • Hands on and driven with a genuine interest to understanding how the business works
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • Must be self-motivated and able to organise & manage their own workload within an extremely busy accounts department.
  • Advanced user of Excel would be advantageous. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential.
  • Knowledge of accounting software packages such as Access Dimensions and Financial Force would be advantageous but not required.
  • Experience in a system implementation environment would be advantageous

Application Requirements

When applying for a position with Quotient Sciences to be able to work in our organisation you must be aged 18 years or over and not have been debarred by the FDA. If you indicate you are under the age of 18 or have been debarred then your application will be automatically declined.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient workforce and develop a workplace culture that provides a sense of acceptance for every person within our organisation. As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today.

Specifically we will not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

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