Management Accountant

Worldwide Clinical Trials
Nottingham, GB
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Finance / Administration, Finance
Full Time
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SUMMARY: A finance professional with commercial acumen, analytical thinking and the ability to challenge the business to drive costs savings, efficiency gains and promote accelerated growth. The role partners with the business to support allocated teams in all matters financial including education, achieving targets, forecasting, special projects, efficiency savings. The key is bringing finance to life to help supported teams deliver in-line with business objectives and will include challenge & influencing as much as supporting.


Tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • Partner with allocated departments, working on a regular cycle to educate, challenge, support and advise on all financial matters.
  • Timely preparation of financial and management reports, including trend analysis, investigation of queries, and budget versus forecast, to identify and steer departmental activity towards business/financial objectives.
  • Review monthly financial reports prior to distribution accompanied by financial analysis of revenue and costs showing current financial year progress versus budget.
  • Oversee balance sheet and month-end queries, produced by Assistant Management Accountant.
  • Assist with the monthly forecasting process, and input into department business cases.
  • Develop reporting processes to drive cost savings on assigned Income Statement lines.
  • Challenge the commercial thinking of allocated departments to maximise value for money.
  • Build strong relationships with Financial Accounting, and work together to ensure accurate and efficient reporting and resolution of queries.
  • Work alongside other members of the FP&A team to drive improvements in systems, processes, reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Work on projects as assigned to enhance delivery of FP&A initiatives within the organisation.
  • Assist in the annual budgeting process through data collection and trend analysis, adhering to corporate goals and objectives.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  • Ability to influence non-finance teams in a clear and transparent manner.
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, able to work towards the goals of FP&A, Finance and the wider business.
  • Clear understanding of, and competency in, Finance best business practices, financial accounting and accounting systems.
  • Process improvement experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to clearly and concisely present information.
  • Ability to operate and influence at all levels within the organisation up to CFO level.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent.
  • Qualified Accountant or strong finalist (ACCA/CIMA/ACA).
  • At least 5 years of relevant public accounting or Finance/Accounting experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial software applications, proficiency in MS Office applications, advanced Excel.


Are You Seeking A Career With Purpose?

The time is right to join our growing team, consisting of 1,600 talented and dedicated employees from across the globe. We’re doing innovative and exceptional work each and every day. Our team is filled with purpose, as we support our sponsors in the discovery of cures and treatments for diseases affecting millions of people around the world.

If you’re looking to join an energetic and collaborative team that is valued and supported by company leadership, committed to operational excellence and open to creativity and innovation, Worldwide Clinical Trials could be the ideal place for you. We have exciting opportunities in clinical drug development, project management, corporate functions, sales, and more. Explore current openings and learn more about Worldwide’s culture below.

What We Believe

At Worldwide we operate under a shared mission, vision and set of cultural values. But these aren’t just words on a page. They are a daily inspiration and a shared commitment. Because we know that when we work towards a common goal and when we bring our best selves to the job every day we can climb mountains for our customers!

Contact Us
  • 2nd Floor
  • 172 Tottenham Court Road
  • W1T 7NS
  • GB
  • 0207 121 61 61
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