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Interim Finance Manager

Location: GREAT ABINGTON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 45,000.00-60,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Finance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: X3-240671

Interim Finance Manager (14 months) - South Cambridge - £45,000-£55,000 per annum


A leading biotech company, based on the Granta Park currently require an experienced Accountant to join them in the role of Finance Manager for a period of 14 months.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, this is a hands on, operational role and will include the following:

Timely and accurate completion of the Month End close, including calculating and posting journal entries for:

  • Complex and standard accruals
  • Prepayments
  • Provisions (including dilapidations)
  • Lease accounting in accordance with IFRS 16
  • Equity Accounting 
  • Pension Accounting
  • Share based payments in accordance with IFRS 2
  • Intercompany analysis/revaluations/interest

Analytical Review of Trial Balance and justification of movements against prior month and budget

Supervision of one Finance Assistant

Managing the Headcount Full Time Equivalent (FTE) tracker (used to allocate costs and for recharges)

Intangible assets

Balance sheet reconciliations

Preparation and submission of VAT returns

Support producing Statutory Accounts and Tax Computations

Liaison with internal and external audit

Compliance with J-SOX requirements


This client will consider those who are fully ACCA / ACA / CIMA qualified, and those qualified by experience.

It is essential that candidates have substantial, recent experience of hands on accounting and are capable of carrying out the above duties with confidence.  Any experience in start up companies and / or biotech business would be advantageous.

Candidates must have experience of dealing with all aspects of the month end close, as well as excellent IT skills and strong technical accounting and analytical skills.


Please apply now for more information.






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