Finance

Finance Assistant

Description

The Opportunity:

As our Finance Assistant you will join a skilled finance team in proactively supporting the company with its continuous growth plans. You will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of payment runs and smooth administration of the purchase ledger for all group entities.


Fluidic Analytics is an exciting, dynamic company, with headquarters in Cambridge, UK. With close affiliation to Cambridge University, our products and services are based on a fundamentally new technology platform that quantifies protein interactions in-solution and in complex backgrounds. This platform gives our customers access to unique insights into protein behaviour that are not accessible using other approaches. We believe that quantitative analysis of protein interactions is the next frontier in biological understanding, and that our technology is uniquely positioned to deliver lasting change in human health.


We are looking for driven, results oriented and customer focused individuals who will deliver excellence, support the growth of our customer base, and contribute to the further success of our business.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Input supplier invoices accurately and efficiently to ensure correct payments, including reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Manage the accounts inbox; addressing or resolving any queries regarding supplier invoicing both internally within the organisation and externally with suppliers as required, including handling supplier calls
  • Open the post and scan, sending to appropriate individuals as required.
  • Take ownership of the multicurrency AP ledger and generating the weekly payment run for all group entities
  • Expenses system administrator and go to person. Assist staff with expenses including credit cards. Process, review and critique employee expenses, escalating any queries as required.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of corporate credit cards and virtual cards
  • Perform bank account reconciliations daily ensuring timely and accurate clearing of queries
  • Working with, training and educating the wider company to ensure employees adhere and comply with purchasing policies, including ensuring purchase orders are raised and approved appropriately
  • Maintain accurate financial records, ensuring both paper-based and digital records are filed and archived appropriately for audit purposes
  • Review purchase order records and ensure they are kept up to date (particularly large and/or old POs and standing POs)
  • Month end reconciliations and supporting the Management Accountant including, but not limited to, reconciliation of GRNI, review of purchase ledger postings against budget, prepayments, fixed assets, VAT transaction review
  • Year End assistance including preparation of some audit and tax schedules and full Year End supplier statement reconciliation
  • Sales ledger assistance and holiday cover of Management Accountant as required
  • SOPs – process documentation, updating and improvements
  • Assist the wider Group finance team with ad-hoc requests as required

Requirements

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  • Minimum AAT level 4 or accounting degree
  • Confident in Microsoft Office and wider systems
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills and able to work well within a team
  • Logical approach to problem solving with an ability to progress and conclude enquiries
  • Highly motivated to learn and capable of suggesting solutions to problems as they arise
  • Previous accounting experience is desirable
  • Strong work ethic and prepared to work across all areas of the accounting function
  • Exemplifies our company values and guiding principles

Benefits

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Share Options Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Company Pension
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Well-being initiatives
  • Cycle to work/ Tech scheme’s
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free fruit and as much tea and coffee as you can drink
  • Inclusive team environment where your contribution will truly make a difference

Additional Information:

  • This role will report to the Group Financial Controller
  • Hybrid working offered in this role; a combination of working from home and at our office in Cambridge
  • For the right candidate, a training contract will be considered such as ACCA or CIMA
  • Preference will be given to those applicants who already hold Right to Work in the UK status


At Fluidic Analytics we value people for who they are and the contribution they make. An Equal Employment Opportunity employer, we are committed to being a diverse and inclusive working environment where all qualified applications are welcomed regardless of gender, race, religion, age, socio-economic background, disability, sexual or gender orientation.