Finance Manager - Mantell Associates - London

Posted 01 November 2021
LocationGreater London
Job type Full Time
Contact NameSofia de Freitas

Job description

Who are Mantell Associates?

Mantell Associates is an industry backed and multidiscipline global Life Science and Pharmaceutical headhunting organisation focused on providing staffing solutions, to the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, CDMO/CMO, CRO, Medical Device, HEOR, Market Access & Commercial Strategy sectors with its headquarters based in the City of London, United Kingdom.

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Who are we looking for?

Must have:

  • Chartered Accountant Qualification (ACCA / ACA / CIMA)

  • At least 3-4 years' experience of working in a busy, fast-paced accounts department in a transactional role.

  • Growth mindset – dedicated to growing your skills as a professional and ready to step in and own the entire Finance function

  • Excellent Excel and general IT skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Up to 1 hour and a half’s commute to London

  • Demonstrable experience of reporting financial performance, budgeting and forecasting, and long range plans aligned to strategic objectives.

  • Fluent in English

  • Bachelor's degree of 1.1. or 2.1

Ideal but not essential:

  • Experience within a sales environment

  • Knowledge of an additional language

Start Date: ASAP

Position Details:

Mantell Associates is currently going through some exciting changes; with a focused modern and collaborative ‘one team’ approach. As our Head of Finance, you will be supporting the CEO on daily, monthly, and yearly audits. You will be overseeing all internal and external financial reporting for the syndicate within the business whilst looking to continuously improving and implementing new processes.

The package for this role includes a competitive salary (dependant on experience), great company benefits and flexible remote working.


  • Daily invoice scanning, entry and processing (accounting processes including cash receipts, online payments, petty cash and purchases made with credit cards.)

  • The ability to be hands-on with detail, while also being able to communicate concisely to the CEO, external partners, suppliers, and non-financial people internally. A strong confidant to cross-functional colleagues.

  • Report to the CEO, and lead all finance functions, including the external and internal reporting, as well as preparation of monthly shareholder updates and board meetings.

  • Manage all financial integration of future international sites.

  • Preparing weekly payment runs

  • Assistance in Audits (internal/external)

  • Preparing manual UK/International payments

  • Cash flow forecasting and assist in annual budget processes

  • Administering accounting processes including cash receipts, online payments, petty cash and purchases made with credit cards. (Processing staff expenses in line with company policy)

  • Managing a team of 5 direct reports

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Search organisation. For more information on this role, contact Sofia De Freitas on +44 (0)20 8066 1520 or