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Management Accountant

Company: Oxitec

Purpose of the job

Oxitec is a pioneer in controlling insects that spread disease and damage crops. Through world class science it is tackling the major global challenges of keeping people healthy and increasing food production and it is doing so in a way that is sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost effective.

This role is designed to provide support the Finance Manager in delivery both monthly and annual reporting requirements plus any other adhoc tasks.

This is a great opportunity to work for a pioneering biotech company.



  • Responsible for posting month end journals and preparing most balance sheet reconciliations
  • Responsible for payroll inputs and reconciliation
  • Posting all bank transactions and preparing reconciliations
  • Preparing monthly group consolidation and FP&A pack
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparing weekly supplier payment runs
  • Preparing employee expenses payment runs
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with annual audit
  • Supporting grant reporting
  • Assisting with weekly cashflow
  • Review and posting of two company credit cards
  • Maintaining user accounts in Concur
  • Maintaining user access & chart of accounts in QAD
  • Any adhoc tasks


Key Qualifications and Skills

  • Finalist/Recently Qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel
  • Must be diligent and organised
  • Have a creative approach to problem solving and the development of solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a cross functional team
  • Ability to build trust quickly
  • Driven and proactive approach
  • Thrives and is resilient in an environment of change and ambiguity
  • Ability to balance competing priorities from multiple stakeholders


Key Experience

  • Previous management accounts experience
  • A track record of working in a small team
  • Experience of working in a global business



  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Results orientation
  • Confidentiality
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Initiative
  • Analytical skills and problem solving
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Engagement


Application Process

If you have any queries about the vacancy or require any further information please contact recruitment@oxitec.com , or by phoning 01235 832393.

To apply for the vacancy, please send your CV to recruitment@oxitec.com and provide details of your salary expectations and your current notice period. Applicants must be able to demonstrate having the right to work in the UK at the time of application Start date: ASAP. As part of any recruitment process, Oxitec Ltd collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The organisation is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. Further details can be found in Oxitec Limited’s Privacy Notice which will be sent to you should you submit an application for the position. 

By submitting your application, you are providing explicit consent for Oxitec Limited to process your personal data for the purpose of recruitment as defined in the above Privacy Notice.

Please note we do not use agencies in our current recruitment process.

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