Accountant

Orchard Therapeutics

Orchard Therapeutics

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Location: London (Hybrid Working)

Reporting to: Director, Finance

Job summary

We are seeking an experienced Accountant who is ACCA/ACA qualified (or equivalent) and has sound experience across several finance disciplines. This role will require an individual who is hands-on, efficient, and ready and willing to adapt to new challenges and circumstances. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing international company focused on transforming the lives of patients through innovative gene therapies.

Key Elements and Responsibilities

· Preparation of period end GL account reconciliations

· Accounting and reporting of sponsored research agreements

· Preparation and processing of month end journals, accruals, and other adjustments as required

· Monthly payroll accounting including the preparation and posting of journal entries and payroll reconciliation

· Assisting with the completion of local annual audits and statutory reporting for European entities using the support of external consultants where applicable

· Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations

· Cashflow management – monitoring cash flow, cashflow reporting, ensuring that use of cash is optimised. This includes the management of multiple currencies

· Assisting the group in analysing monthly results where required

· Taxation:

o P11d/ PSA – Assisting P11d and PSA reporting compliance and similar equivalent taxes in other European jurisdictions including preparation of data and liaising with external consultants

o Assisting with Short Term Business Visitor reporting

o R&D Tax Credits – assisting in the preparation of R&D tax credit claims working with external consultants and preparing provisions for the monthly accounts

o VAT reporting – assisting with submission of VAT reports for European VAT registrations and related reports such as EC Sales and Intrastat

o Other taxes – assist in ensuring compliance with other taxes

· Financial Control:

o Assisting where required in the design, implementation and maintenance of financial SOP’s

o Assisting with the periodic external audits and reviews and liaising with external auditors

o Assisting with the preparation of data and reports as and when required by the business