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Management Accountant

Full time Sana Life Science in Accountancy , in Financial Services
  • Heathgate Pl, Camden, London, NW3 2PB, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : November 17, 2021
  • Apply Before : December 31, 2021
  • Salary: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Other

Job Description

We are offering a Management Accountant the opportunity to join an extremely high-performing, fast-growing European cannabis company, with exceptional career progression opportunities. If you want to work in a fast-paced yet highly enjoyable environment, and have the technical skills to succeed, then please continue reading!
Company OverviewSana Life Science is one of the fastest growing European cannabis companies currently run by Ben Hamburger and Arjun Rajyagor

  • Ben Hamburger is a Chartered Accountant, former Boston Consulting Group Project Leader and KPMG LLP Associate Director
  • Arjun Rajyagor is a former Goldman Sachs technologist, a former Boston Consulting Group Technology Strategy consultant, and winner of BBC’s Junior Apprentice in 2010

Sana has completed raised a total of £5.9m in Series A and B funding and is about to commence a Series C funding for £10m. Sana has three subsidiaries

  • Sana Healthcare – a Home Office and MHRA regulated importer and distributor of medical cannabis. Sana Healthcare leverages an owned technology platform to remove key pain points in the sector
  • Sana Lifestyle – Portfolio of CBD brands that we list into major high street retailers and distribute via DTC
  • Sana Manufacturing – One of the largest specialist CBD oils & edibles manufacturers in the UK / EU

We are building a team packed with entrepreneurial high performers but fundamentally believe that work needs to be fun to be sustainable

  • Both founders fully committed to ongoing coaching and development. We have high quality expectations but provide the support to help team members achieve meet and exceed these standards.
  • We encourage all team members to think and act as entrepreneurs. We all perform at our best when we all think and challenge each other.
  • We have an outstanding in-house development team and are continually developing our highly automated ERP system. We do not believe in grunt-work!!
  • Fitting into our culture means being sociable and easy going. Our office is a fast paced yet calm environment where we enjoy each other’s company.


Salary between £40k – £50k + bonus + options

Job Overview

We’re currently looking for a Management Accountant to report into the COO. The role will involve managing the ongoing budget, undertaking financial analysis, including forecasting of cash flows, and taking action to offset any potential financial risks

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the overall budget
  • Analyse sales forecasts and spend projections
  • Manage cash flow actively to prevent future risks and manage slippages
  • Engage with vendors and customers
  • Recommend methods and strategies for cutting costs
  • Manage orders & invoices, including payment processing and financial account management for key customers
  • Maintain records and support auditing efforts
  • Advise company and/or department management on financial decisions
  • Make upper-level strategy recommendations based on financials


  • The role will initially report into the COO as the business does not have a Financial Director (not currently required given the backgrounds of the founders)
  • Within 24 months the business will likely start preparing for an Initial Public Offering, at which point a Financial Director will be required
  • We will endeavor to develop whomever we hire into this role into taking the Financial Director position. We are therefore offering an extremely high performing individual the chance for extremely fast career progression

Skills & Qualifications

  • Either CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Strong financial modelling capabilities
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (NAV) preferred but absolutely not required
  • Fast start preferred – we are scaling quickly and currently assessing two acquisition opportunities

Required skills

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