Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience, plus study support and other benefits
Hours: Full-time, office based
Oxford Genetics, a leader in synthetic biology, is a specialised contract research organisation offering services to support the discovery, development and production of biologics, with a particular focus on viral vectors for gene therapy applications. A unifying theme across our product portfolio is expertise in DNA design, expression system optimisation, cell line development and engineering of viral delivery systems. We are located within purpose-fitted laboratories at the Oxford Science Park, just South of Oxford.
We are in a phase of rapid expansion and are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the finance team and help facilitate the next stage of our development as a company. We aim to be both innovative and entrepreneurial in everything we do – join us and contribute to this exciting journey!
Working closely with the Management Accountant, the Assistant Accountant will be a key member of the finance function, processing transactions and maintaining company ledgers, bank accounts and financial systems and offering crucial support to the Management Accountant and the wider organisation. This is a new role created due to the expansion of the business.
Team Working Environment:
We love and are dedicated to what we do, which is meaningful and has a great impact on the whole company
We greatly value team culture, how we show up to deliver our roles and communicate with each other
We are about being kind, honest and direct
We strike a good balance of being committed to our work, having a bit fun and enjoying good humour
This is a busy and varied position
To really fit the bill!
We value attitude as much as skills and ability – you must be keen and motivated with a positive mindset, great initiative, drive for continuous improvement and excited about training and developing your career with Oxford Genetics.
25 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays, Group Personal Pension scheme with matched employer contribution to 7%, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Glasses Vouchers and a friendly working environment in an exciting and expanding young company. We can offer study support to allow continuation of study towards a relevant accountancy qualification.
We have offices in the UK and USA. This role will be located at The Oxford Science Park, just 4 miles south east of Oxford, with parking and good public transport links from Oxford. Our UK office address is: Oxford Genetics Ltd, Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4HG.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom without sponsorship.
Please send a CV of not more than 4 pages. Your CV should include evidence that demonstrates how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks. Your application will be judged on the basis of how you demonstrate that you meet the selection criteria stated in the job description. Internal applicants apply directly to the Recruitment inbox and copy in the HR Manager.
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DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY
We provide all our staff with a welcoming and inclusive workplace that enables and empowers everyone to develop and deliver professional excellence. We recognise diversity is vital for innovation and creativity and value each individual’s contribution. Entry into employment with Oxford Genetics and further progression will be determined by personal merit and the application of criteria related to the duties of the role. The ability to perform the role will be the primary consideration on entry into employment and to successfully pass probation.
The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to standard pre-employment screening, as applicable to the post. This will include right-to-work in the UK, proof of identity, references and health assessment.
Oxford Genetics only accepts CVs from Partnership Recruitment Agencies. Should you wish to be considered for the future, please read the information on our website under ‘Recruitment Agencies’ and, should you be eligible, please complete the online form. Thank you.