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Finance Manager

  • Job reference: 925607
  • Location: Newbury, Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 22/05/2019

Orion Group is recruiting a Finance Manager on behalf of our Pharmaceutical Client based in Newbury. It is initially 12-month contract.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the UK management team in all areas relating to the financial performance of the site.
Preparation & coordination, analysis and reporting of Annual Budget and Quarterly Forecasts (both P&L and Balance Sheet) in line with Corporate Deadlines working across multiple functions
Preparation, analysis and reporting of month end results (both P&L and Balance Sheet) in line with Corporate guidelines and policies, ensuring compliance with Corporate Reporting Deadlines.
Responsible for data integrity in systems regarding Croydon site.
n Lead balance sheet review for Croydon site.
n Internal Audit liaison, including coordination of field work and responses as required by CoE.
n Investigate monthly performance variances and provide explanations to be included in Cluster Monthly Operating Review; highlighting UK risks & opportunities.
Collaborative working with Cluster Finance colleagues & CoE to support completion of Monthly Operating Review, Forecast and Budget presentations.
Ensure compliance with Corporate Reporting & Accounting Guidelines as well as Global policies and procedures
Implement Corporate Internal Control Processes in the newly acquired site
Provide responses to queries from the European Planning & Reporting/Cluster team for Lantern site-specific requests.
Support Functional leaders with Cost Centre management to maintain effective control over costs.
Responsible for tracking Manufacturing Variance & Spend (promotional & non-promotional), supporting Manufacturing & Marketing colleagues and challenging where appropriate.
Track site headcount and CAPEX, highlighting variances to Budget to site manager/cluster finance team.
Review and approve purchase orders, ensuring in line with Global policy and costs are budgeted.
Some site visits to Croydon expected to build relationships and support performance reviews.


Working with Compounding Business Unit Director and HR to design, implement and administer Incentive Schemes for site employees as required.
Ad-hoc and project work supporting the UK Business, for example; system implementations, process improvements …


JOB REQUIREMENTS


Experience

Breadth & Depth of experience Minimum 5 years PQE including Planning & Reporting & Accounting experience
Proven analytical and quantitative skills
Knowledge in both US and UK GAAP
Excellent communication skills at all levels of an organisation
Experience of working in a Global Corporate would be of benefit
Qualifications: Accounting ACA / ACCA / CIMA


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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