Finance Manager (Immediate Start) | Pharmaceutical Start-Up


Finance Manager (Immediate Start) | Pharmaceutical Start-Up

  • Type:
  • Where:
    South London, London
  • Starts:
  • Salary
    £50000.00 — £55000.00
    Per annum + 15% Bonus
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    Finance Manager (Immediate Start) | Fast-Growth Pharmaceutical Start-Up | £50,000-£55,000 + 15% Bonus | South London

    Harmonic are pleased to be working on a retained basis with a fast-growth Pharmaceutical Start-Up based in South London.

    The company were established just 4 years ago and have since seen revenue increase over 100% year on year. They have secured key contracts with leading health firms to which they offer a diverse range of life-changing treatments and plan to introduce many more products to the UK market over the next 2 years. They aspire to become one of the key pharmaceutical distributors in the UK and have the backing of a large household pharmaceutical brand to make this happen.

    Alongside their excellent pedigree, the company have a brilliant working culture based on teamwork and respect. Within this Start-Up company, everyone is approachable, and their CEO leads by example as a very personable, humorous, and inclusive person.

    The Role

    The business is looking to hire a pro-active and highly personable Finance Manager who will own commercial and day-to-day Finance.

    You will act as the right-hand-person to the CEO. Aside from managing daily Finance, you will look to shine with your contribution to commercial activities. You will support the CEO with everything from pricing strategy to revenue forecasting and modelling through to business case development. You will look to be pro-active in your approach to all areas of Finance and commercial activities working under your own initiative. The business is looking for someone who can form a great relationship with senior leaders and be their trusted advisor. This would be an excellent step for someone who has previous FP&A experience and has owned operational Finance within a Start-Up or SME environment.


    Finance Operations

    * The management of day-to-day Finance including oversight of invoicing, purchase orders, payments and payroll
    * Oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting into the parent company
    * The production of monthly management accounts and stakeholder reporting
    * Work with the external accountants to submit statutory returns
    * The submission of VAT returns


    * Business partner with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to inform on business insights to help the company make effective strategic decisions
    * Prepare the annual budget
    * Support the CEO with business development analysis
    * Lead the financial planning for potential product launches
    * Use Excel to extract and build reports around revenue, sales metrics and expenditure
    * Evaluate the financial impact of new customer contract agreements

    To be considered for the role (Essential):

    * ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified Accountant
    * Experience owning day-to-day Finance within a Start-Up/SME
    * Prior FP&A and commercial finance experience
    * You must be available to start by 1st October 2021.
    * Strong excel skills
    * Excellent communication and organisational skills
    * Smart, independent individual that is ambitious and keen to learn quickly

    What we'd like to see (Bonus):

    * Have worked in the Pharmaceutical sector

    Salary: £50,000-£55,000 + 15% Bonus

    Working arrangements: Remote working available, 2/3 days in South London office

    Start date: ASAP

    Please get in touch with Dan Rahemtulla on 0203 773 3530 for further information.

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