• Location
    • London
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 6, 2022
  • Function
  • Finance
  • Sector
  • Healthcare

Causaly accelerates how humans acquire knowledge and develop insights in Biomedicine. We enable researchers and decision-makers to discover evidence from millions of academic publications, clinical trials, regulatory documents, patents and other data sources… in minutes.

Using our AI technology, we are developing the world’s biggest knowledge platform in Biomedicine powered by a high-precision Knowledge Graph.

  • We work with some of the world's largest biopharma companies and institutions on use cases spanning Drug Discovery, Safety and Competitive Intelligence. For example read how Causaly is used in Target Identification here: AI-supported-target-identification-for-systemic-lupus-erythematosus
  • We are backed by top VCs including Index Ventures, Pentech and Marathon.

The role:

We are scaling up fast and we now have a fantastic opportunity for a world class Financial Controller to join us, build our accounting engine and help grow our team in the UK, Greece and US.

The role reports directly to our VP Finance, will have lots of autonomy and huge scope for personal growth and professional progression.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the selection process for a new external auditor and then being the key contact point for the 2022+ audit
  • Initially drive the month end close process through our outsourced accountants ensuring the deadlines are met without delay
  • Building and managing a team to inhouse and deliver all aspects of financial accounting including the transactional side of the business
  • Lead a suitability review of our accounting software
  • Develop ongoing internal control processes and support reconciliations
  • Support the VP Finance, on fundraising, budgeting, financial data analysis and reporting of key topic areas
  • Manage our international entities and ensure all relevant compliance requirements are met including payroll and tax (Strong US focus)
  • Manage banking relationships and intercompany and cross border transactions, including exchange rate implications
  • Maintaining a seamless relationship with the FP&A team to include regular collaboration, constant feedback and strong alignment on goals and deadlines
  • Maintain a view of best in class software providers that would further optimise the teams efficiency


You will be a good fit if:

  • Fully qualified (ideally ACA)
  • Strong understanding of international finance and accounting processes
  • Strong understanding of international finance and accounting regulations and controls
  • Proven ability to drive process change/improvements
  • Resilient approach to start up dynamics and complex problem-solving
  • Passion for detail and ensuring accuracy of data inputs / outputs
  • Ability to prioritise workload and deliver to tight deadlines / communicate and manage expectations effectively
  • Strong Excel skills


What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Individual training budget
  • Hybrid working (home + office)
  • Regular team socials and annual retreat to a secret destination
  • Potential to have real impact and accelerated career growth as an early member of a team that’s building a transformative knowledge product
  • Be yourself at Causaly... Difference is valued. Everyone belongs.

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. They are more than words at Causaly. It’s how we work together. It’s how we build teams. It’s how we grow leaders. It’s what we nurture and celebrate. It’s what helps us innovate. It’s what helps us connect with the customers and communities we serve.

We are on a mission to accelerate scientific breakthroughs for ALL humankind and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and fairly consider qualified candidates without regard to race, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, genetics, age, religion or belief, marital / civil partnership status, domestic / family status, veteran status or any other difference.