Financial Analyst / Associate

Financial Analyst / Associate

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Consultant:


Financial / Insights Analyst - Tech / Pharma


Based in south Oxford, you will be a qualified accountant ready to join a business at the forefront technology advancement in the field of medical / pharma. This is a broad based role that offers commercial insights / FP&A and wider reporting exposure. Reporting to the Head of Fiannce


Provide support and insights to Head of Finance and CFO in running day-to-day financial operations of the Company and setting the financial strategy for the Company and support Company's other commercial operations, including business development and data analytics

Corporate Finance

  • Support in maintaining Company's corporate and valuation models
  • Assist in Company's fundraising activities and Investor Relations function
  • Gather and maintain data on Company's industry, competitive dynamics and peers
  • Be the first source of information and intelligence for Company's senior management regarding market developments and changes

Management & Financial Accounting

  • Take ownership of the month-end timetable, managing deliverables from internal and external stakeholders to ensure high quality monthly financials are completed on time
  • Carry out analytical review of general ledger to ensure the financials are accurately represented in line with Group accounting policy
  • Prepare the monthly consolidated financial pack and work with the Head of Finance to prepare value-add commentary for the Senior Management & the Board of Directors.
  • Manage the month-end reconciliation process, reviewing reconciliations prepared by the Accounting Outsourcing Service ('AoS') team and presenting to Head of Finance for sign-off
  • Oversee Accounts Payable processes, including the accuracy of inputs by the AoS team and ensuring expenditure has appropriate authorisation before payment
  • Manage vendor on-boarding process & ensure vendor master file is up to date
  • Raise sales invoices for project milestones. Support Head of Finance with revenue recognition in line with Group accounting policy
  • Prepare Company's annual budget


  • Review VAT return prepared by AoS team and sign-off with Head of Finance
  • Support with the preparation of the R&D Tax Credit claim & other Corporate Tax compliance
  • Financial Processes & Controls
  • Proactively contribute to the continuous improvement of Finance processes and controls

What you will need

  • Minimum 4 yrs experience in a Finance environment; preferably a top tier accountancy firm, or technology or biotechnology organisation
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS

Beneficial Skill

  • Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skill
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, ability to communicate clearly with confidence
  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite accounting software
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task within an unstructured environment

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