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Temporary Finance Associate - £300pd (Inside)

Temporary Finance Associate - £300pd (Inside)

  • Location

    South East England, England

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £300 per day

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    Claire Shipman

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Interim Finance Associate - £300pd pd (Inside)

An exciting opportunity with a world-leader in Pharma, to lead on all UK-related Financial activity, working closely with senior-level stakeholders, within an agile and fast-paced environment

This role is a 12-month contract, paying up to £300 per day (in scope of IR35) based in South-East England, with flexibility around working from home. There is also potential option for a permanent position at the end of the contract.

You will:

  • Act as a key finance point of contact to the Lead Accountant, providing informed finance advice in response to queries
  • Act as main finance contact for audits, managing audit activity and interactions with partners and key stakeholders. Review statutory accounts and collaborate on resolution of technical accounting issues.
  • Key finance contact and support on Tax, VAT and Tax COE. Provide support in technical payroll areas and employee benefits.
  • Lead entity planning and quarterly reports to Financial Directors/ Controllers and US Corporate
  • Responsible for mid-year transfer pricing adjustments
  • Finance owner for Global Charge-outs, ensuring accurate reporting
  • Ensure accurate month-end position for headcount and accruals
  • Provide support on finance queries across functions
  • Review of balance sheet planning and updates, and monthly balance sheet reviews
  • Chair quarterly finance audit committees and leading projects to drive efficiency, reporting and compliance
  • Ensure compliance with global policies.


  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years' post-qualification experience. University qualified or equivalent.
  • Previous finance experience working in a Big Four consultancy
  • Ideally, some Pharma industry experience, particularly pharmaceutical audit experience
  • Ability to develop strong stakeholder and end-user relationships across functions and at all levels, to drive improvement.
  • Strong skills of influence and engagement
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously within a dynamic, global environment
  • Previous experience with SAP and strong skills with Microsoft Office
  • Desirable - Previous experience of HMRC reporting

This is an incredibly urgent requirement, as the Hiring Manager wishes to interview this week.

If interested, please apply ASAP. Any questions, please email or call 01483213310