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Management Accountant

Campbell Scientific
Shepshed, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Full Time
Welcome to Campbell Scientific, Inc.!

We work to make a difference and help those working to advance science and technology for the benefit of humankind. Through our advanced measurement systems, our goal is to provide key insights to people using science and technology to solve massive global challenges including severe weather, climate change, limited natural resources, sustainable food production, energy production & distribution, and infrastructure safety.

As a global manufacturer of data loggers, data acquisition systems & scientific measurement instruments, our products are used by scientists and researchers across the world to make more informed, data-driven decisions that affect the future of our environment. When we talk about our commitment to environmental sustainability, we are referring to our mindfulness of the effect that we have on our environment and natural resources. As a company and as individuals, we make a conscious effort to produce the smallest environmental impact possible so that we may preserve our quality of life for present and future generations.

We have a current vacancy based in the UK, but to support our French office as a Management Accountant

Job Summary

The Management Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of monthly financial accounts for Campbell Scientific France and for the tracking of spend on projects in the French and UK offices highlighting overspends and identifying possible areas for savings.

The Management Accountant will also have responsibility for payment and payroll processing for Campbell Scientific France.


• Prepare monthly financial statements for management review.

• Implement cost control measures to optimize profitability.

• Conduct cost-benefit analysis for investment and resource allocation decisions.

• Ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with accounting standards and company policies.

• Support external audits related to financial statements and project finances.

• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.

• Implement internal controls to safeguard financial assets and data integrity.

• Maintain accurate project accounting records, including revenue recognition and cost allocation.

• Collaborate with project managers to develop project budgets and forecasts.

• Provide insights into budget variances and recommend corrective actions as needed.

• Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation in financial management.

• Streamline workflows and procedures to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

• Implement best practices in project accounting and financial reporting.

• Preparation of monthly payroll files.

• Preparation of monthly and ad hoc supplier payments.

Required Skills

• Previous experience of project and management accounting is essential.

• Evidence of working with remote teams and establishing strong working relationships across cross-functional teams.

• Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data.

• Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and precision in financial reporting.

• Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work effectively under pressure.

What’s in it For You?
  • A great work culture where we work hard, and place importance on building great relationships with our peers.
  • Challenging and engaging scientific work that makes a difference on a global scale.
  • Industry competitive salaries - listed in the job advert, enhanced pension, holiday and health insurance.
  • Excellent benefits begin on your first day with us.
  • A culture that enables a balance between work and life.

We believe in working together to achieve common goals and in balancing our work lives with other interests in a healthy and manageable way. We believe in removing obstacles that interfere with productivity, celebrating milestones, and finding ways to make work more fun. We select, promote, recognize, and reward our employees based on these core “ARCTIC” values:
  • Accountable - personal responsibility to honor commitments with integrity and transparency.
  • Respectful - treat clients and fellow employees with trust, humility, and respect, and expect the same in return.
  • Client-Centric - individual dedication to know our clients and serve our clients.
  • Teamwork - work collaboratively with others to achieve our goals.
  • Innovative - radically improve the client experience by applying appropriate technologies and processes.
  • Continually Improving - embrace change and evolve quickly to improve what we do and how we do it.

Work Environment

Office and travel environments. Regular travel between our regional offices, particularly Paris. Travel on-site with clients.

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The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job function. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned.


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