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  • Location: Cambridge, RH12 1DR
  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Contact: Aaron Stone
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403216216
  • Job Ref: Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant required for a growing clinical stage Biopharmaceutical company based in Cambridge who are developing a novel class of medicines for diseases where existing therapeutics are failing.

This Finance Assistant will be joining an existing Finance team who are crucial for the business as it continues to grow. This detail-oriented individual will efficiently execute their global accounts payable processes to help support global operations. The Finance Assistant will need to be a self-motivated, organized and diligent individual. Personality is just as crucial for the company as the experience this individual can provide to the role.

On offer for the suitable candidate is a competitive salary and benefits package which includes flexible working, an annual bonus, 28 days annual leave and various discounts with access to an on-site gym, nursery and canteen.

Responsibilities of the Finance Assistant will include:

                  Efficiently process accounts payable transactions in various phases of our procurement cycle

                 Post invoices to our Netsuite accounting system and ensure proper coding, 2/3 way matching, and proper approvals

                 Match invoices to received orders on our Amici lab supply procurement portal

                 Maintain, verify and update supplier and customer details on Netsuite as required

                 Check and reconcile supplier statements

                 Deal with payment enquiries from supplier

                 Process Purchase Orders where required

                 Process and account for employee expense reports

                 Finance email inbox management

Banking and Cash

                 Create and process all supplier payments

                 Perform reconciliations for relevant bank accounts, accounts payable and Amici purchasing ledgers



                 Ensuring the Company’s SOX control procedures are followed in respect to the procurement and payment processes.

                 Ad-Hoc projects to support the finance and operations teams as required


Essential background:  

                 0-2 years of experience in a financial role or educational background

                 Strong written and verbal communication skills

                 Strong organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize and handle multiple tasks

                 Ability to work and communicate across the organization including senior executives

                 Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

                 Excellent organisational skills and close attention to detail