7th January 2021

Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Why Cello Health Communications?

At Cello Health Communications, we care passionately about the science and making evidence matter across the entire healthcare spectrum.  We are expert communicators blending science, strategy and creative to optimise the evidence, articulate the story and navigate appropriate channels to impact outcomes and change behavior. Our work covers a wide range of disease areas and activities in the field of scientifically focused communications in all channels, including digital.

Our skills are proudly on display through the energy of our people, who strive for excellence in all they do.  And our collaborative approach coupled with the exceptional talents of our growing organization offer a unique experience and career within healthcare.

About you

We are looking for a Finance Director with a ‘can-do’ spirit, who has excellent communicators skills. You have a passion for financial accounting and reporting functions. Specifically, we are looking for people who are:

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrates good judgement and innovative strategies
  • Results-driven
  • Demonstrates leadership ability within team setting, motivating others, and contributing to their growth
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere through behavior and communications that foster cooperation and teamwork
  • Adept at the identification, implementation, and utilization of technology as important aspect of process improvement within key aspects of finance and accounting functions

The role

The Finance Manager will be accountable for the core financial accounting and reporting functions, as well as planning and analysis involving forecasting and budgeting for Cello Health BioConsulting Inc. This position will primarily be responsible for managing all aspects of the month-end close process along with preparing financial reporting. This reporting includes standard financial reports such as balance sheet, cash flow statement, and income statement, as well as management reports including gross profit analysis, utilization reporting, backlog & pipeline tracking, and other business-specific reports & tools.

An important component of this role will be to continual improvement of procedures or processes to improve the timeliness and accuracy of financial information to assist with management decision.  Specifically, there will be a focus on the key aspects of FP&A related to forecasting & modeling, as well as management of an efficient month close process, refinement of the intercompany invoicing, and the reconciliation and settlement of payments.

This role will be expected to assist with other regional initiatives as appropriate [i.e., annual tax compliance, due diligence related to acquisitions}.

This position will interact with local leadership thus they must have strong interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written.  This position will report directly into the CEO of the BioConsulting business, with dotted line reporting to the US Regional Chief Financial Officer.

Essential Functions

This position must have a strong finance and accounting background with the ability to design and create financial models within Microsoft Excel that incorporate historical financial data used to help project future results.  This role is also accountable for driving process improvement across the month end close process, forecasting and budgeting process and internal controls.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Oversee part-time accountant responsible for daily transaction processing, payables and receivables
  • Coordination of bi-monthly payroll cycles in collaboration with HR team
  • Accountable for completing the monthly financial reporting package submitted into Group Finance
  • Responsible for preparing local management financial reporting package
  • Manage invoicing, reconciliation, and settlement of intercompany balances monthly
  • Identify and quantify potential financial opportunities and risk associated with the business to help manage financial expectations and deliverables.
  • Support and partner with other finance and accounting colleagues to synchronize processes, workflows and key special project deliverables within business subsidiaries, US Parent, and overall UK Parent.


  • BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA license or MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of Accounting/ Finance experience
  • Preferred experience in small-to-medium size professional service firm

    System Skills

    • Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required
    • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and/or QuickBooks is preferred
    • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, Max. file size: 64 MB.
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