Location : Oxford
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : J9203

Altus Partners are currently partnered with a Private Equity backed Bioscience organisation seeking a Finance Director. The company has a broad palette of products, with ground-breaking developments planned for 2022. In line with a recent development capital injection, they are now seeking a Finance Director to oversee all operational finance requirements and strategically partner with the CEO. 

  • Oversight of the day-to-day running of finance, ensuring best in class processes and frameworks are in place

  • Managing and developing a small finance team

  • Support the CEO in commercial decision making, providing insightful market and trend analysis

  • Liaise with investors, providing accurate and timely reporting

  • Ownership of FP&A facility with the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and variance analysis

  • Deliver process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the financial reporting process

  • Leading the annual audit process

  • Ensure all regulatory compliance, including tax planning and compliance, and statutory reporting commitments under UK GAAP

  • Full responsibility for month-end and year-end close process

  • Leading and managing the risk register

  • Ad-hoc commercial project work as required


  • Fully Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA with 5+ years PQE

  • Experience at a biotechnology organisation or wider life sciences/Pharmaceuticals exposure; understanding of the associated regulations and required reporting

  • Prior investor reporting, fundraising/IPO experience is beneficial

  • Proven track record of leading and developing a finance team

  • Ability to oversee top-to-bottom finance