Finance Assistant

Application Deadline
25.5k/year - 25.5k/year

We are a pharmaceutical business, a world leading CDMO. We are always advancing, always accelerating and we are the bridge between life-changing therapies and patients. We harness decades of global drug product development and commercialization. Our customers and their patients can rely on our integrated speed solutions to simplify supply chain, spanning the cycle from study to launch.

ESG (Environmental and Social Governance) is at the heart of our business and we embrace our responsibility with passion and humility. Values like accountability, flexibility, and excellence inspire us as we help our customers manufacture critical medications for clinical trials and the public at large. Let’s talk YOUR future.

Finance Assistant Role


12 month FTC with the possibility of a permanent role. 39% of our roles are filled internally as promotions.


Educated to degree level

  • Finance
  • Business management
  • ACCA highly desirable (not essential)

Position Summary

Reporting to the Revenue and Billing Accountant, the primary focus of this role is to provide support in day to day processing of accounts receivables and accounts payable functions for both the Berlin and Bridgend facilities. 

Key Responsibilities:

Sales Ledger:

·      Review manual 3rd party billing sheets for accuracy for the billing specialist to enter the costs (depot costs, courier fees etc.) and other manual charges into ERP system for onward billing to clients.

·      Process sales invoices and credit notes and ensure distribution to clients via email or invoice portals.

·      Monthly reconciliation of revenue recognized in line with UK and US GAAP.

·      Prepare and review customer and protocol specific revenue and margin reports.

·      Manage customer invoice queries whilst maintaining positive customer relationships.

·      Assist with management and collection of overdue debt.

·      Create & maintain customer information in the ERP system.

Purchase Ledger:

·      Ensure timely transacting of supplier invoices into ERP system.

·      Frequent review of supplier statements.

·      Receive and respond to supplier queries.

·      Ensure all invoices are available for payment when due.

·      Involvement in review of payment run.

·      Working with other internal stakeholders to ensure timely receipt of goods.

·      Review and processing of employee cash expenses & employee credit cards in line with PCI T&E policy.

·      Monthly review of aged creditors and goods received not invoiced (GRNI) reports.



·      Assisting with year-end audit requests

·      Completion of other month-end procedures, reconciliations and investigation of variances.

·      Support with business process improvements and lean ways of working.

·      Undertake any duties which may reasonably be required of you.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Ability to analyse, interpret and report large volumes of data.

·      Computer literate with demonstrable experience of Microsoft Office Excel.

·      High level of numeracy and literacy skills.

·      High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

·      Able to work effectively and contribute as part of a team.

·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to convey information and ideas clearly.

·      Able to organise and prioritise workload.

·      Works well under pressure and when meeting tight deadlines.

·      Able to maintain confidentiality at all times to ensure compliance with GDPR (Global Data Protection Regulation).

·      Knowledge of JDE 9.2 desirable.


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