Current Opportunities

Location:

Cambridge

Xaar Values:

Xaar has defined 3 values which are vital to our business; each represents an area of essential importance to us. Their existence is intended to guide difficult decisions and shape behaviour. They are applicable to all of us in what we do.

Trust – We trust each other to deliver on our commitment and do our best for Xaar.

Collaboration – We all work together, and with our partners, to achieve success

Drive – We are excited about our potential and put energy into everything we do

Purpose of Role:

We are looking for a highly proficient Financial Accountant to join the Corporate Accounts function. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in the corporate compliance processes to ensure all financial reporting and tax deadlines are adhered to and all figures are provided in an accurate and timely manner. The role will be responsible for and supporting areas of corporate compliance and reporting, audit, tax, overseas entities and branches, equity and investor relations.

Reporting Relationships:

This role reports to the Corporate Reporting Manager.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist the Corporate Reporting Manager in the completion of the group IFRS financial statements, interim report, and subsidiary FRS 101 annual financial statements, and audit process, including responsibility for accurate notes and disclosures, sections of the report, which will include liaising with the auditors, tax advisors and publishers
  • Responsibility within Corporate Accounts for group consolidation accounting and management of accounting standard changes, technical accounting papers, policies review, documentation and compliance
  • Month end responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with the preparation of consolidated monthly accounts, including accounting adjustments, inputs for finance accruals and prepayments, reconciliations, lease accounting, and cash flow analysis
  • Corporation tax compliance responsibilities for group companies and branches globally globally (including US, Denmark, Hong Kong), including preparing supporting data inputs and reviewing tax computations
  • Statutory company filing requirements for group companies globally and branches globally
  • Equity and investor accountabilities; IFRS 2 accounting, share option registers, work with the brokers, registrars, trusts and HR for share option transactions, HMRC filings, dividend processing etc
  • Complete other finance tasks as required by the Corporate Accounts team as they arise and where required, to support the effective performance of the finance function
  • Work with the wider finance team on various areas across the finance function to achieve common goals and drive continuous improvement, including the audit process, budgeting process, intercompany accounting, compliance with accounting standards etc

Key challenges:

  • Managing, prioritising and delivering a high number of concurrent tasks
  • Managing workload to support the achievement of key reporting deadlines

Person Specification:

  • Effective communication, both written and verbal with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and self-review of work
  • Logical, thorough, proactive and methodical in approach
  • Drive and determination to meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Team player with a collaborative approach

Qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified Chartered accountant (ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Experience working in a similar financial/corporate accounting role for a preferably international and listed company
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Tax experience would be beneficial but is not essential
  • Experience working in an R&D and/or manufacturing environment would be advantageous
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills

Title:

Validation Manager

Location:

Xaar ApS – Copenhagen, with some time spent at partner locations globally.

   

Xaar Values:

Xaar has defined 3 values which are vital to our business; each represents an area of essential importance to us.  Their existence is intended to guide difficult decisions and shape behaviour.  They are applicable to all of us in what we do.

Trust

Collaboration

Drive

Purpose of Role:

The validation team is a central part of the Xaar3D Operations organisation with a vison to secure, maintain and support the highest quality within all aspects of development, test and manufacturing. The validation team currently consists of two skilled specialists/Engineering and technicians, and is responsible for defining and supporting the execution of overall project test strategies and test plans with a focus on customer driven specifications, legal requirements and reliability and robustness requirements.

 

Together with your team you are responsible for R&D projects getting the needed support and passing the different gates in the development process. This is done working in close cooperation with dedicated colleagues from many departments including Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Production and Customer & Sales Support.

 

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to Director of Operations

Key Accountabilities:

·         As our Team Manager of Validation your responsibility will be to ensure new product quality and that specifications are met. You ensure the definition of product specifications and support that they are validated with various test systems. The focus is on verifying product reliability and validating environmental and legal demands

 

·         As Team Manager of Validation you will be instrumental in executing the reliability strategy and ensure a lean specification based environmental and legal test setup. You will ensure that the team provides an on time and smooth service to the new development projects.

 

·         You will do this by maintaining a prioritized overview of the projects’ progress and the internal and external deliveries from Validation to the other Operations and print process teams. You will be a part of the Operations management team.

 


Key Internal Relationships:

·         Xaar 3D Colleagues in Copenhagen and Nottingham

Key Challenges:

·         Heading the validation team gives you the possibility to set the standards and the direction to ensure the Xaar3D delivers solutions that provide value to our customers.

 

How to apply

If you think you're a good fit for one of our vacancies, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@xaar.com

Please note, we are only able to accept applications from people who are already eligible to work in the UK.

By submitting your CV, you are consenting to Xaar Plc processing your personal details in relation to potential job vacancies and, if your application is successful, to administer your personnel record.