Brook Street

Finance Administrator

Brook Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
£20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits, Pension, Bonus
26 Jun 2018
24 Jul 2018
Reading Professional
IT, IT Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Administrator


Salary: up to £23,000 per annum plus end of contract bonus

Contract length: up to 18 months Max

Description of role

The Research team in Cambridge, UK, is looking for a finance administrator to provide support to a team of world-leading researchers and engineers.

Working alongside our Finance Analyst, the role has the following responsibilities:

  • Collates and processes invoices according to policies.
  • Processes expenses, ensuring that they adhere to policies.
  • Raises purchase orders as required.
  • Handles the procurement process for software and hardware purchases.
  • Tracks and charges personal post.
  • Raises and distributes cheques, as required.
  • Provides support for month/quarter/year end close.
  • Journal entry support.
  • General administration support.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

Person Specification

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills (ability to multi-task and prioritise).
  • High sense of urgency and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential matters and act with discretion.
  • Able to work well under pressure and within short time constraints.
  • Excellent written English skills and attention to detail (must be a fluent English speaker).
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Outlook essential.
  • A team player, able to work on own initiative when required.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an administration role. Preferably in a financial/accounts team.
  • Experience working within a global organisation across multiple time zones would be desirable, but not essential.