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Accounts Payable Administrator


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Contract/temp


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, each bringing our own unique perspectives to make a 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

The Accounts Payable Administrator is responsible for the day to day processing of purchase invoices and queries. Delivering a 1st class service. Taking responsibility for their allocated tasks, queries, challenges and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.


To be abcam's Accounts Payable Administrator, you will have worked in an accounts payable role. Communication in this role is key, so you must be comfortable with all avenues of communication, face to face, phone and e-mail being the key methods. Any previous experience with Oracle system is highly desirable.

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.

If you’re interested in this particular role then we’d love to read your application.