Graduate Accounts Payable Administrator


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, Abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

We are recruiting for Finance Graduate to join Abcam in our Accounts Payable team. This is a great opportunity for anyone seeking thier first role in finance and keen learn and grow with us. Full training is provided.

You will be responsible for delivering a 1st class service, day-to-day processing of purchase invoices and queries, taking responsibility for allocated tasks, queries, challenges and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely and accurate processing of purchase invoices.
  • Statement reconciliation.
  • To demonstrate effective communication skills, flexibility and an ability to work to strict deadlines in a challenging and changing environment.
  • Timely scanning of documentation, saved under appropriate and easy to identify titles in correct locations.
  • Support process improvement initiatives as directed and provide feedback to Manager with respect to implementation progress.
  • Query resolution, to be striving for one touch resolution, actively seek positive conclusions to supplier and internal queries with drive to have a reputation as a 1st class Payables department. Achieve this by proactively working both with counterparts in the business and suppliers accordingly
  • Maintain employee and supplier confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with SOP's, SOX and accounting policies manual at all times.


A Finance graduate with a desire to learn and develop in a growing, thriving department. You will be proficient in Microsoft Office and a great communicator. Accounts Payable experience is ideal as well as Oracle systems however neither are essential.

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter, which is why in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing.

This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Abcam.


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