Senior Finance Director

For further information please contact Mark Colton.

Our client, a listed biotech business based in Cambridge, has a requirement for a Finance Director.
Reporting to the CFO, the Finance Director will be responsible for the financial management, internal controls and compliance, supporting both the UK and US operations.
Duties include;

  • Providing strategy and day to day oversight of the accounting function
  • Oversee the annual audit and quarterly reviews, ensuring timely filing of all reports required by the SEC
  • Ensuring compliance with US GAAP and SEC guidelines
  • Ensure tax compliance across all locations, engaging with external advisors to develop tax planning strategies
Interested candidates will be ACA qualified from a large audit firm. Candidates must have prior experience of working for a US listed business with solid US GAAP, SOX and SEC reporting experience as you will be the Principal Accounting Officer, signing off the publicly listed accounts. Candidates will ideally have prior pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry sector experience. 

This is an exciting opportunity to establish the role in the UK in a senior, leadership role. In return, a generous salary and benefits package is offered, including, bonus, stock options and pension.