Group Financial Accountant

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Full time, Permanent

About MRN
Medical Research Network is an innovative market-leader of patient and site-centric solutions and clinical trial delivery. Through our integrated in-home, at-site and digital trial solutions, we allow the medical research community to create more flexible, efficient, and accessible clinical trials.  We specialise in customising the design of our solutions to optimise trial protocols and accelerate timelines.  By engaging and empowering research sites and patients we increase trial recruitment and enrolment rates and improve site and patient engagement and retention around the globe.

About the role…
We are now looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join our team in the UK. The Group Financial Accountant will be responsible for.  

  • Lead on month-end close processes including balance sheet reconciliations and analysis.
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller with the year-end audit process and preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Assist Group Financial Controller on the management of global tax and transfer pricing.
  • Work collaboratively with overseas advisers to ensure filing deadlines and required payments on account are met.
  • Support the Finance division to create a high performing and collaborative team.
  • To be seen as a technical expert across the business, and to provide expert opinion with regards to financial matters.
  • Assist on ad-hoc financial projects, including support with expansion into new countries.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications…

  • Fully qualified ACA or ACCA accountant.
  • Excellent level of demonstrable technical accounting skills which includes balance sheet reconciliations and month end preparation.
  • Track-record of delivering insight on complex financial information to senior stakeholders and influencing change.
  • Previous experience of working within a high-growth, commercial SME environment.
  • Experience of working in a global organisation with entities in overseas jurisdictions including the UK, US, EU and APAC.
  • Proven capability in delivering process change and driving continuous improvement projects.

Why Join us?
At MRN, we value work-life balance and offer a range of benefits to make your time here enjoyable and rewarding. We encourage & nurture ambition and provide excellent training, mentoring, and career development opportunities.
Our core benefits include:

  • Generous paid leave, including an additional day off for your birthday
  • Medical and life insurance coverage.
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Program including 24/7 access to healthcare professionals and well-being support.

So, what’s next… If this sounds like you and you’d like to learn more, we would love to hear from you! Please click apply to the role or email for more information.

MRN is proud to be an equal opportunities employer
We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. Our aim is to work simultaneously to promote a more inclusive and safer environment for everyone, which attracts all candidates and portrays our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. Our aim is to ensure your application, interview process and transition to MRN is simple and personal. If you require any adjustments for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please get in touch.

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