Solentim are Recruiting | Senior Management Accountant, Wimborne, UK, Full-time

We are a global company with staff based in Europe, Asia and the USA. Our products are used by pharmaceutical and biotech companies all over the world. We are a fast growing, innovative organisation with a strong team of highly-skilled, talented individuals working together in a friendly, creative and fast-paced, environment – all striving to make a difference to the lives of patients.

The Role:

Playing a key role in the production and analysis of financial information and reporting for the business; working closely with the Financial Controller to provide meaningful, commercially-driven information to aide decision making and the profitable running of the business.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Producing financial statements, including consolidated profit and loss accounts and balance sheets , variance analysis and supporting commentary
  • Taking overall responsibility for the month end process, ensuring the smooth and timely completion across all subsidiaries; working closely with and providing support to the Assistant Management Accountant where needed.
  • Driving and owning the month end process for our China and Ireland subsidiaries; proactively building own knowledge and understanding of the requirements and regulations applicable to these territories, and working with the team to develop their skills in these areas.
  • Managing the consolidation of inter-company transactions, month end eliminations and recognising the right revenues and associated costs.
  • Calculating, presenting and payment of VAT – for the UK and EU as well as Sales Tax for the US. Also maintaining a good understanding of China VAT.
  • Preparation of monthly, departmental financial reports, working with department managers to understand variances to budget.
  • Managing capital expenditure control.
  • Ongoing review of multi-currency cashflows and preparing forecasts.
  • Assisting with the production of annual budgets and periodic forecasting.
  • Preparing submissions for Grants and the data required for annual R&D/Patentbox tax returns; controlling and managing ongoing reporting requirements.
  • Preparing adhoc reports for senior management team
  • Playing a key role in financial and corporate governance; helping to regularly review and update policies, procedures and risk management controls; monitoring and ensuring compliance across the business.

Experience & Background:

  • Comprehensive, recent experience working as a Management Accountant within a multi-entity, multiple country business
  • Fully-qualified CIMA accountant
  • Strong understanding and practical experience of managing month-end close and producing management packs
  • Ability to perform group consolidation
  • Experience producing the accounts for foreign subsidiaries; understanding and dealing with different tax and regulatory requirements and consolidating the accounts
  • Previous experience of preparing and submission of UK, EU and US sales tax and VAT
  • Post-Brexit experience of handling EU VAT would be advantageous
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing or similar stock holding environment desirable; with an understanding of stock tracking, managing and bill of materials
  • Solid basic and up-to-date knowledge of financial, tax and VAT regulations and their practical application
  • Experienced in using NetSuite or similar ERP management information system
  • Experience working in a commercial organisation, working closely with business functions and department managers
  • Working knowledge of R&D tax credits and reporting requirements advantageous

Closing date: 31st August 2021

To apply: Please send your CV, together with a covering letter outlining why you’re interested in the role and why you’d be perfect for it, to: [email protected]

For further information or an informal discussion: please contact the recruiting manager, Catherine Petty, Financial Controller, email:  [email protected] .