Brook Street

Finance Administrator (Cambridge)

Brook Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Up to £23000 per annum
07 Aug 2018
04 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Administrator

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

Contract length: up to June 2019 initially but then extend 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.