Accounts and Finance Supervisor
Location: EMBL-EBI, Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 3 years
Grading: 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,676.73 after tax)
Closing Date: 4 October 2019
Reference Number: EBI01506
The finance team here at EMBL-EBI provide local financial support to EBI's scientific community and administrative teams. We work closely with the accounting teams based at our headquarters in Heidelberg and provide the bridge between central finance and local teams and budget holders. We also administer financial processes that are specific to running the site at Hinxton.

Your role

We are seeking an Accounts and Finance Supervisor to lead our small Finance team. The Accounts and Finance team provide local support and processing to EMBL-EBI, with the main accounting processes taking place at the EMBL headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany.

The team facilitates the purchasing of equipment, payment of travel and expenses and other financial and reporting requirements.This role will play a key part as subject matter expert and implementer into projects, process improvements and new systems.  The role will report directly to the EBI Senior Finance Manager based in Hinxton.

You have

  • At least 5 years in a comparable role
  • A relevant financial qualification
  • Team management experience

You might also have

  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with expense management systems

Why join us

At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind.

Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good.

As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by over 27 member states and two associate member states.

We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. For more information about pay and benefits click here

We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else.

If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.

What else you need to know

To view a copy of the full job description please click here

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system. Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.

The interview date for this position has been arranged for 17th October 2019.

EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels.

Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on the date listed above.