Senior Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: C230929F13
  • Date Posted: 29 August 2023
  • Recruiter: Pharmaxo
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  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Management Accountant


About us

The Pharmaxo group operates within the pharmaceutical aseptic compounding, clinical homecare and laboratory services sectors. Through our scientific research and technology capabilities, the team continues to develop innovative methods to improve our products and services.  We are located in a new, multimillion pound manufacturing and office facility in Corsham Science Park in Wiltshire, just 5 miles from Chippenham and 8 miles from Bath. The Pharmaxo Group comprises of:

Bath ASU produces around 2,000 aseptically compounded injectable pharmaceutical products each day for hospitals and patients across the UK who are fighting cancer, living with chronic disease or in need of pain relief.

Pharmaxo Healthcare is a growing clinical homecare provider in an expanding market offering greater convenience to patients whilst delivering efficiencies to the NHS.

Pharmaxo Scientific holds and develops intellectual property, which is currently licensed to the group’s other operating subsidiaries.


We are looking for an individual with good knowledge and experience of Management Accounting, who is able to improve the efficiency and robustness of existing accounting processes.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Preparation and review of the monthly Management Accounts packs
  • Prepare and post accruals, prepayments and adjusting journals
  • Update the Fixed Asset register and post depreciation
  • Invoice shared services to Pharmaxo
  • Report expenditure by Cost centre and review with Operations Managers
  • Assist with process improvements across the company
  • Cash management and review of weekly metrics
  • Assist with provision of supporting analysis for the statutory accounts
  • Assist with stock takes, reconciliations and investigations
  • Reconcile the Balance Sheet on a monthly basis
  • Supervise and mentor Management Accountant
  • Assist with Budgets and reforecasts
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required by the Financial Controller or Group CFO

In addition, the job holder commits to become a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) of a recognised accountancy body and maintain appropriate continuing professional development.


  • Communicates to a commercial level
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excel skills to intermediate level (vLookups and Pivot Tables)
  • Ability to develop new reports/reporting procedures
  • Can bring energy and drive into the role
  • Self-confidence and good interpersonal skills
  • Interest in self-development

Knowledge and experience

  • CIMA part-qualified or newly qualified
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in Management Accounting
  • Experience in a healthcare/ pharmaceutical company (desirable)


Specifically, holders will be accountable for:

  • Timely preparation of metrics and graphs for the Management Accounts pack
  • Weekly sales reporting
  • Accurate gross margin analysis
  • Accurate rebate claims
  • Timely balance sheet reconciliations

Contribution to company Values

Our Values are the fundamental guiding principles of the organisation.  They help employees make informed decisions and unify the company culture.  In order to help realise our corporate ambition, the holder is expected to contribute to our corporate Values:

  • Where patients come first
  • Is there more to learn?
  • Can it be better?
  • Our commitment to you

In return we can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 29 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 34 days with service
  • Company bonus scheme upon successful completion of probation
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Additional non-contractual benefits including free breakfast, fruit and outdoor gym
  • Free parking


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