Senior Accountant - Contract (Remote)

Company Description

About M3 Inc:

Founded in 2000, with start-up investment capital from Sony, M3’s mission is to make use of the internet to increase, as much as possible, the number of people who can live longer and healthier lives, and to reduce, as much as possible, the amount of unnecessary medical costs. Key achievements of M3 Inc. include:

  • Named in Fortune’s 2020 ‘Future 50’ list, ahead of Facebook and Amazon
  • Ranked in Forbes’ 2020 Global 2000 list of the world’s largest public companies
  • M3 is the only company incorporated after the year 2000 to be included in the Nikkei 225 Index
  • Listed in Forbes’ ‘Asia’s 200 Best Over a Billion’ in 2019
  • In 2020 M3 founded the ‘M3: Stop COVID-19 Fund’ and pledged one billion yen to support COVID-19 related initiatives

M3’s legacy lies in the power of trusted physician platforms. Around the world, M3 organisations leverage these highly engaged digital communities to deliver medical education, job placement, and market research, to improve global patient outcomes.

Due to our continued growth, we are hiring for a Senior Accountant for our Shared Service team.

This role is entirely remote for a duration of 6-12 months with possibility of extension.  The main office location being at Milton Park, Abingdon (South of Oxford). There is the potential need for occasional travel to the office.

Job Description

This new role of Senior Accountant forms a key part of the Shared Service function supporting a portion of the M3 Business Units in UK and their growing business needs. The role will form key relationships with the M3 businesses at each company and act as a business partner to provide MI that is timely and meaningful to support the running of each business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monthly responsibility – preparation of the monthly management accounts (fully prepared, all control accounts reconciled & full analytical review)
  • Provide monthly support with departmental cost reviews
  • Assist in the coordination of processes, procedures and controls between the M3 businesses
  • Monitor the intercompany processes between the companies
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory audit schedules for the 31 December year-end audit, corporation tax and quarterly VAT returns as required
  • Work alongside the back office function for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll etc providing any hands on support as required including transactional processing.
  • Control the monthly recognition of revenues and cost of sales, reconciling at project level


  • 5+ years’ experience as an Accountant / Financial Controller beneficial to demonstrate a full understanding and experience of a finance function
  • Keen eye for detail and high level of accuracy essential
  • Strong system skills including Advanced Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups and SumIfs) and Finance systems (Current package is NetSuite, experience is beneficial but not essential)
  • Time management skills and comfortable at juggling many projects
  • Excellent people skills, building strong relationships will be key to the role
  • Dynamic and adaptable – this is a fast-moving environment, which will present opportunities for growth in the role, and also evolving responsibilities
  • Experience of managing new acquisitions and integrating them into a group useful but not essential
  • Experience of working under FRS102 / IFRS

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