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Project Accountant

Functional Area: Finance
Salary Range: £40,000 – £50,000
Term: 12 months fixed term contract
Location: Granta Park, Cambridge (mainly office based)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday 

Company Overview

Sphere Fluidics is an established Life Science company which provides instruments and specialist consumables for the global pharmaceutical and academic research community. The company has recently raised £26MM in investment. We are growing quickly and have impressive plans requiring new and exciting skill-sets and global capabilities to support this period of growth.

The Role

We are looking for a Project Accountant to join our small Finance Team in our new offices in Granta Park, Cambridge. Fantastic opportunity to gain good finance experience in a fast-paced environment that will give you exposure to a wide range of finance processes. The role reports into the Finance Director and is responsible for transactional processing, projects and month end duties.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process the expenses and credit card transactions into Xero
  • Documentation of systems and controls
  • Process improvement initiatives
  • Assisting with the month end close
  • Preparation of the monthly balance sheet reconciliation
  • Various ad-hoc duties & projects

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Accounting or Finance graduate
  • 2:1 degree, 5 GCSE’s C or above including Maths and English.
  • PQE or studying towards a professional qualification
  • Experience using Xero would be advantageous

Personal Attributes

  • Strong numerical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Thrive working to deadlines
  • Team player
  • Problem analysis
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity

The Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee Share Options (EMI Scheme)
  • Company pension scheme with Aviva (employer contributes 8%)
  • 4x Life Insurance & Critical Illness Cover
  • Private Medical Insurance with Vitality
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Group Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Learning & Development opportunities for career growth
  • Long Service bonus – up to 5 extra days holiday
  • Recruitment referral scheme (£1,000)
  • Flexible working hours to support work-life balance

Sphere Fluidics strives to be an equal opportunities employer. Our policy is to recruit a diverse workforce and follow the guidelines of the Equality Act.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please e-mail your CV with a one-page covering letter to: