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Financial Reporting Manager

Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We pride ourselves on our integrity. We do what’s right for our employees, patients, and partners, and so can you.


We are currently recruiting for a Financial Reporting Manager to join the Finance team.  The purpose of this role is to be responsible for preparation of consolidated financial statements; Group revenue and cost of goods, management of a team and preparation of IFRS 15 technical accounting papers. 


Our Finance team provide financial reporting, control, and accountancy across the business.


Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • Preparation consolidated PLC financial statements for the half year and year end as part of the published glossy Annual Report
  • Management of the UK monthly Revenue and Gross Margin calculations, accounting and reporting processes and procedures and distribution of the Monthly Revenue result across the business 
  • Line management of the revenue and cost of goods accounting teams
  • Lead the team responsible for the preparation of the monthly management accounts including all primary statements, ensuring that the accounts issued are on a timely basis
  • Responsibility for critical areas of accounting, such as revenues, accounts receivables, deferred and accrued revenues, cost of goods sold and gross margin
  • Preparation of technical IFRS 15 accounting papers & related policies.
  • Ensure adherence to commercial contract terms in terms of invoicing, revenue recognition and other commercial finance terms & conditions
  • Full ownership for the review and management of the sales invoice process, ensuring collaborating with project managers to ensure the accurate & timely sales invoices and revenue accruals process
  • Review of the Cost of Goods Sold entries and Project Margin reviews supporting the team to ensure that correct project cost allocations, including timesheets are made
  • Building of good relationships with wider business to ensure Finance has the required understanding of the Gross Margin transactions


We are looking for:

  • ACA or ACCA qualification
  • Proven qualified relevant industry or technical experience
  • Good understanding of and ability to apply IFRS accounting standards.
  • Understanding of financial reporting and processes in a complex business environment
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems (IFS beneficial), processes and transactions to be able to respond to business needs from a finance perspective
  • Understanding of basic project management principles for key projects and delivery initiatives
  • Proficient within Good Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel
  • Proven people management experience and competency
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills to support wider business collaboration.


About Us:

We are an innovative leading viral vector specialist focused on delivering life changing therapies to patients.

Our innovative solutions and proven expertise allow us and our customers, the biotech and biopharma industry, to deliver life-saving therapies to reach even more patients.

The success of cell and gene therapy products transforms outcomes for millions of people suffering from some of the world’s worst diseases and medical conditions.

We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.


What’s in it for you:


  • Highly competitive reward packages
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Development opportunities
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives