Financial Accountant

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Salary: £Highly Competitive + Benefits
Location: Bathgate

Catalent Pharma Solutions has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, diligent and hardworking Financial Accountant to complement their existing Finance team at our state of the art site in Bathgate, Scotland.

The key focus will be to improve the end to end financial processes, controls, systems and management reporting capability which the role holder will be expected to drive efficiency improvements within the finance function and the wider business.

Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective working capital management and to further improve the UK’s cash flow management and forecasting processes
  • Oversee and manage the shared service accounts payable process
  • Ensure that all taxation matters are executed correctly and timeously in accordance with statutory requirements
  • To ensure intercompany trade and other loan transactions with UK entities are correctly reconciled monthly
  • Deliver fully reconciled trial balances on monthly basis
  • To support the year end audit and the subsequent preparation and production of statutory accounts for the Edinburgh CTS entity and the two holding entities
  • To support  the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures
  • Developing financial partnering relationships across the global Finance team and operational teams
  • Support the business to develop robust capital investment projections, profiling and subsequent recording
  • Providing financial management information and support to meet client requests

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Graduate and professionally qualified, or part qualified at final stage, accountant
  • Costing experience ideally relevant to Pharma/FMCG or manufacturing
  • Technical knowledge of current accounting standards and US GAAP
  • Sound knowledge of UK Tax legalisation including VAT, corporate Tax, capital allowances
  • Management and Financial Accounting experience
  • Strong IT skills in Excel and preferably JDE
  • Team player with strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive self-motivated approach
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work in order to meet timetables and deadlines

What we offer our employees;

We want you to make the most out of your career with Catalent. In this full time, permanent role we offer 

  • Annual Salary
  • 31.5 days holiday (inc 8 public holidays)
  • Pension
  • Life cover
  • Bupa Healthcare.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free drinks vending

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About Catalent Pharma Solutions

Catalent Pharma Solutions is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products. With over 80 years serving the industry, Catalent has proven expertise in bringing more customer products to market faster, enhancing product performance and ensuring reliable clinical and commercial product supply. Catalent employs approximately 8,500 people, including over 1,000 scientists, at nearly 30 facilities across 5 continents and in Fiscal 2013 generated more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue. Catalent is headquartered in Somerset, N.J. For more information, visit

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