Accounting Manager

Job description:
A leading Pharmaceutical company that transform health care are looking for an Accounting Manager to support the monthly financial close, inventory and accrual areas. Prepare standard costing for multiple products, coordinate the budgeting process as well as analyse information for use in statutory reporting.

Ensure manufacturer is observing shipping/receiving cut-off procedures
Investigate raw material consumption variances
Prepare spend and analysis of budget versus actual
Prepare month-end account reconciliations for inventory and accrual accounts
Review contracts and accurate coding of purchase requisitions
Serve as local point of contact for the US Finance team, assisting with pre-paid expenses, cash, duty, taxes, VAT and other general accounting areas.
Perform year-end inventory count at third party manufacturing sites
Assist with streamlining systems to better capture inventory data
Prepare income statement analytics for cost of goods sold
Participate in annual audit an ensure accounting policies, practices and procedures are consistent with statutory, GAAP and SEC requirements

Although you will be part of a small team here in the UK, this is a stand-alone finance role that is reporting into the US. Someone that is comfortable working in this start-up environment would be ideal.

5+ years relevant Management Accounting experience
Qualified Accountant ACA, CIMA OR ACCA
Manufacturing/Pharmaceuticals is a plus
Knowledge of internal accounting controls, preparing and implementing accounting procedures
Current knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP, general accounting, cost accounting

If you are open to a discussion then I would love to hear from you. Please send a CV to or call me on 0207 464 1968.

About Longbridge
Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.