Management Accountant/Analyst

Permanent employee, Full-time · London

About The Role and Team

We are looking for a proactive and ambitious Management Accountant to support our accounting operations, additionally, we are open to someone who is part-qualified and working towards their professional Accounting qualification. We are looking for someone with strong analytical skills and financial modelling skills who would provide financial reporting and commercial to the executive team. 

This role would suit someone who is enthusiastic about technology and is able to adapt and work in a dynamic start-up environment.

Our Team

We are one of the “Top 100 Startups worth watching” in the EE Times in 2021 and 2022, and our technology breakthroughs have been featured in The Telegraph, BBC and the New Statesman. Our founders are internationally renowned researchers from UCL and Oxford University who have pioneered the development of qubits and quantum computing architectures. Our chairman is the co-founder of Cadence and Synopsys, the two leading companies in the area of Electronic Design Automation. We’re backed by a team of top-tier investors including Bosch Ventures, Porsche SE, Oxford Sciences Innovations, INKEF Capital and Octopus Ventures, and we have so far raised over £62 million in equity and grant funding. 

We bring together the brightest quantum engineers, integrated circuit (IC) engineers and quantum computing theoreticians to create a unique, world-leading team, working together closely to maximise our combined expertise. Our collaborative and interdisciplinary culture is an ideal fit for anyone who thrives in a cutting-edge research and development environment focused on tackling big challenges and contributing to the development of scalable quantum computers based on silicon technology.

Our team of 40+ is based in Oxford and London, with a centre of mass in our new Islington lab.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be an early employee at a start-up shaping the future of quantum computing and there are vast opportunities for professional growth and to make an impact within the company. 

Functions of the Role

By working closely with QM Executive team and line managers, you will:

  • Support all company accounting responsibilities (including payroll & month end management, bank payment authorisation & invoicing)

  • Working closely with external partners in delivering financial and statutory filings

  • Drive monthly, quarterly and annual financial / management / KPI reporting to identify results, trends 

  • Own & control financial systems

  • Support in delivering financial budgets and forecasts with discrepancy, variance analysis and commentary

  • Financial modelling (excel etc)

  • Conduct cash flow management and reporting

  • Manage a team as the business grows 

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported 

  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations

  • Provide annual R&D Tax Credit reporting and financial support in grant reporting etc

  • Projects – Financial reporting and analysis

  • Document key accounting processes and policies to improve internal controls

  • Report to the CFO with timely and accurate financial information 

  • Support in delivering the company’s financial strategy & decision-making process

  • Assist the Executive team in presenting reports to stakeholders, and board members.

Experience - Essentials
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role

  • Professional Accountancy qualification or still studying

  • Proficiency in Xero, MS Office, particularly Excel financial modelling (essential)

  • A dedicated team ethos with a passion to deliver a first-class QM experience

  • Strong business acumen & analytical approach

  • Excel financial and business plan modelling skills

  • Proven planning, organisational and communication capabilities

  • A sense of urgency and commitment to deliver against deadlines and a desire to go the extra mile

  • Ability to forward plan, assess requirements and implement improvements

  • Ability to deal with conflicting priorities and change 

  • A desire to learn, develop and grow within our business

Experience - Desirable
  • Previous experience working in a start-up environment 
  • Be part of a creative, world-leading team

  • Competitive salary and share options scheme

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Choose your own laptop/kit 

  • Life Assurance

  • Cycle-to-work Scheme 

  • Flexible working

  • Central London location

EEO Statement
Quantum Motion is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate based on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, colour, religion, disability status, marital status, pregnancy, gender reassignment or any other protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010.
About us
Quantum Motion is a fast-growing quantum computing start-up based in London founded by internationally renowned researchers from UCL and Oxford University with over 40 years’ experience in developing qubits and quantum computing architectures. Bringing together state-of-the-art cryogenic facilities and an outstanding interdisciplinary team, we are developing quantum processors based on industrial-grade silicon chips, with the potential to radically transform computing power in areas such as materials modelling, medicine, artificial intelligence and more.
We ​look forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest in Quantum Motion.
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