Financial Accountant - Life Sciences | Altum Consulting

Financial Accountant - Life Sciences

location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

practice area: accountancy-and-finance

salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum Bonus

сonsultant: Dylan Wijesekera

date posted: 21/03/2024

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Altum Consulting are pleased to be partnering with a leading life sciences firm who are looking to recruit a Financial Accountant within their growing team. This is a growth based position that has come on the back of a range of fundraising activities. This role provides an excellent opportunity to join an interesting and community focused organisation whose work has been and will continue to positively impact upon the lives of many individuals globally. As this role sits within a small finance team, it also provides plenty of opportunity to get involved across the finance team in a multi-disciplinary capacity which will promote and provide the opportunity to develop a well rounded skillset.


Role responsibilities will include:

  • Act as primary contact with administrators for financial accounting and reporting.
  • Support Group Accountant in financial reporting, including statutory accounts, and audit coordination.
  • Liaise and get involved across other areas of Finance - FP&A, Treasury, etc.
  • Prepare cashflow forecasts, investment recommendations and board reporting materials
  • Handle valuation-related materials and liaise with external advisers.
  • Ensure compliance within a regulated environment and submit reports.
  • Collaborate with investor relations team for accurate quarterly reporting.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Have previous experience, an academic background or a genuine interest in life sciences
  • Gained experience within either a professional services firm or within a commercial environment
  • Be proficient across the MS Office suite, in particular Excel
  • Have excellent written and communication skills, with an ability to speak with stakeholders of varying seniority
  • Be excited to work with an growing businesses and be able to take the initiative

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