About The Role
Cambridge Design Partnership is a world-class product development consultancy driven by technology and inspired by meeting end user needs to create commercial success. To achieve this, we have a wide range of capabilities from science, through engineering to industrial design. Our expertise is delivered by teams who specialise in the requirements of three major sectors: Healthcare, Consumer and Energy. 

We have an exciting new vacancy for a Financial Controller to join and further develop our busy accounts team. You will work with the board to set the strategy and direction of the business that drives forward our next phase of growth. Leading and managing a very capable finance team, you will be expected to provide accurate financial information to enable informed senior management decision making. You’ll seek to enhance the financial reporting environment, driving change and improvements to provide efficiencies. 

Your other duties will include:
  • Provision of accurate financial analysis to senior management and commercial/operational teams, to support strategic and operational decisions
  • Responsible for the delivery and quality of financial information including management accounts and budgets
  • Managing cost efficiencies in a creative design environment
  • Manage, monitor and model the companies accounting functions including overseas subsidiaries eg USA, and in the future EU and Asia.
  • Work with US Accountants in preparation and filing of multiple US state returns.
  • Treasury management including cash flow modelling and management of inter-company transfer pricing
  • Contributing to company financial strategy and decision-making process
  • Developing budgeting and forecasting models for P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
  • Comparative profitability assessment (business and dept level)
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures both in UK and US
About You
You will be a qualified Management Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA). You will have a high level of focus, attention detail and great presentation skills in order to communicate your ideas and conclusions to the board. The role is 50:50 between day to day finance and strategic activities.  There is potential for this role to develop into a Financial Director position, so you will need to show the passion and aptitude to help progress this role forward.

You should have experience in:
  • UK GAAP and ideally US GAAP
  • Multicurrency environments 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions from an accountant’s viewpoint
  • Working with a rapidly growing company so you understand the challenges involved
About Us
We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. 

In return for your hard work and insightful ideas, you receive a competitive salary, discretionary bonus, 12% non-contributory pension, private healthcare and 25 days holiday.