Basildon, Essex

Group Financial Reporting Manager

Basildon, UK (hybrid: 3 days office, 2 days home)

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are an agile, committed, and innovative qualified finance professional with experience of group reporting, then we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 160 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are: 

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands, and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, and South Korea. 

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce. Pharmanovia’s therapeutic

About the role:

As Group Financial Reporting Manager, you will be responsible for helping to support the team in overseeing external and internal reporting for the Group. You will be responsible for providing accurate financial information to internal and external parties as well as understanding and communicating related accounting implications to the wider business.

Reporting into and working closely with the Director of Statutory Reporting you will have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects in a growing business and fast paced environment. The department has an ethos of continuous improvement, refining systems and creating efficiencies. This, along with the rapid growth of the business, leads to a varied and dynamic working environment

Main responsibilities & duties:

  • Assisting with reporting to investors, lenders and external parties
  • Assisting with accurate and timely reporting
  • Accounting for complex transactions and being a key subject matter expert on IFRS and statutory reporting
  • Preparation of the consolidation for the Group
  • Preparation of the UK annual financial statements under FRS101 and Group annual report under full IFRS
  • Reviewing the financial reporting of overseas subsidiaries
  • Identifying areas to enhance and improve the effectiveness of existing processes, controls and reporting automation
  • Providing information to tax advisors in respect of the corporation tax and deferred tax computations for both the UK and overseas subsidiaries
  • Work with both finance and non-finance colleagues, advising on anything in relation to financial reporting
  • Leading the external audit process
  • Ad-hoc projects, analysis and insight as requested by the business
  • Managing a small team responsible for the reporting process
  • Supporting in the digital transformation of the finance function by taking leading on projects to automate and standardise processes

About you:

Candidates with financial reporting experience within a pharmaceutical company, retail or manufacturing business, or similar commercial background are likely to have the skills required to be successful in this role. We are also looking for:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Sage X3
  • Extensive knowledge of all areas of a working finance department
  • Experience of Group reporting
  • Knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and ISA compliance
  • Sound business knowledge and commercial exposure
  • Strong communication skills, and ability to explain financial information clearly
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities, strong attention to detail
  • People management skills and the ability to collaborate and build relationships
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to be flexible with working hours when working to deadlines

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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