A bit about the role:

As a member of the finance team this role supports the senior finance business partners in: 

  • Working closely with operating and enabling functions of LifeArc to ensure a collaborative approach to business partnering, to deliver transparent information 
  • Ensuring that high quality, transparent data is generated and analysed for use in the production and interpretation of management information 
  • Management and development of the systems used in the production of management information 
  • Providing analysis and interpretation of project and cost centre spend and forecasts, particularly around translational science functions 
  • Support project leaders by enabling them to understand and own their project finances 
  • Supporting the budgeting and reforecasting processes 
  • Maintain and develop the reporting environment through management of development of systems 
  • Ensure finance, project and forecasting systems are aligned and reconciled 


About you:

Education & experience: 

  • Qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / equivalent by experience) 
  • Experience of working with financial planning software and data visualisation systems (e.g. Adaptive / Power BI) 

Skills & abilities: 

  • Highly analytical with excellent attention to detail 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

About us:

At LifeArc, our ambition is to make life science life changing. We do this by advancing scientific discoveries beyond the lab, faster, so that they can shape the next generation of diagnostics, treatments, and cures. 

Working at the cutting edge of translational science and as the early-stage translation specialists, we progress scientific discoveries on their journey to becoming a medicine, diagnostic or intervention that can improve patients’ lives. Our work begins by seeking out innovative science, then helping to develop this to a point where there is a clinical and commercial pathway for others to invest the time and money to take it further forward. 

What we can offer you:

Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience along with other exceptional benefits. Because we understand everyone has different requirements, our flexible benefits allow you to choose those which are important to you. Our pension scheme offers employer contributions of up to 12%, private health insurance, and annual leave of 31 days PLUS bank holidays. 

Join us, and you’ll have the scope to be creative and take measured risks. You’ll be rewarded for your curiosity, for working as one team, and for learning fast. And you’ll have everything you need to be your best every day. 

We all have potential. At LifeArc, you’ll discover what you can really do with it.

Apply now - and start translating your potential!

Please note we are actively recruiting, and the closing date may be brought forward if we find the right person for this role.

LifeArc is committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunities and to encouraging the establishment of a diverse workforce. It is our policy to employ individuals on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed and their potential for development, regardless of age, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, or belief. This includes creating a culture that fully reflects our commitment to equal opportunities for all.