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Associate Director , Accounting

Q² Solutions
Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview

This role will suit a highly motivated finance professional driven to deliver results and a passion for developing people to extract their potential.


Oversee day to day financial operations, coordinate month-end activities with the local accounting and finance teams and take ownership for the monthly reporting.
Provide high quality reporting and analysis to be used both internally and externally.
Ensure robust Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed.
Develop systems, process, and controls to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Represent Accounting & Finance at internal and external audit meetings.
Lead Statutory audits, grant discussions with local authorities and other external representatives as required.
SOX sign off for business units.
Partners with regional management, advising and developing processes to support reporting needs of the organization.
Coach and mentor staff to improve performance.
Complete ad-hoc analysis as requested by senior management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Technically strong in IFRS. Strong knowledge of accounting policy and procedures
Excellent oral and written communications and strong leadership skills
Ability to build long term relationships with non-financial stakeholders.
Knowledge of financial systems, Peoplesoft and Hyperion an advantage
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
High level of integrity and self-confidence
Continuous Process Improvement mindset


A fully qualified Accountant CA / ACCA / CIMA or Qualified by Experience
3 / 5 Years Progressive PQE
Previous experience of working in or with Life Science or Manufacturing Organisations advantageous

Q² Solutions, IQVIA’s laboratory business, creates connected intelligence by combining our expertise, technology and analytics - this fuels unparalleled research & development solutions. We uphold a deep commitment to patients, sites, customers, and each other.

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