Part Time Finance Manager Biotech Cambridge £45K FTE

Part-Time Finance Manager 3/4 days | Biotech Start-Up | Cambridge | £45,000 FTE

I am recruiting a part-time Finance Manager on behalf of a growing Biotech based in Cambridge. This start-up are undertaking very exciting research and will be developing a commercial line of products in the near future.

They are looking for someone who can join permanently on a part-time basis working between 25-30 hours a week. You will report into the Finance Director and be responsible for day to day Finance including:

  • Supplier Ledger - invoice processing (25 max a week), supplier payments
  • Payroll - Providing payroll data to external payroll provider
  • Management Accounts - Month-end, posting accruals
  • Train members on the correct procedures of purchasing system for buying laboratory and office equipment
  • Statutory reporting
  • Supporting the production of board packs
  • The submission of R&D tax credits
  • Ad-hoc office management tasks i.e. agreeing new terms on lease of premises

This business are a friendly and collaborative group of people and are looking for a positive, approachable individual to join the team. This role would suit someone with experience of managing the finances for a small business and can work under their own devices. My client is really keen to offer this opportunity to candidates with personal commitments that restrict them from working full-time. It would also suit someone looking to maybe re-balance their personal/professional life.

Working arrangements

During Covid, in order to bond with the team you will work in the office once a week. Post-covid you will transition into work in the office at least 2 days a week with flexiblity on which days you choose to work from home.

Requirements - What we'd like to see


  • PQ Accountant/QBE minimum
  • Experience of management accounts, statutory reporting and payroll
  • Small business experience
  • Local proxmity to Cambridge


  • Prior experience working for a Biotech start up
  • R&D Tax Credit experience
  • Immediately available

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