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Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller


We are seeking a Group Financial Controller to oversee all our UK+US financial operations and drive our expanding finance team as we prepare for our first product launch – a Desktop Bioprinter capable of printing proteins overnight. With offices in Cambridge UK and Massachusetts USA, Nuclera currently employs around 75 people and is fast growing. Reporting to CFO, you will oversee the global financial accounting and corporate reporting requirements and will provide leadership for all finance operations.
Duties include:

  • Liaise with the regional finance teams (UK+US+Taiwan) for all reporting requirements.
  • Provide technical support and expertise to ensure suitable accounting policies and controls are embedded into routine processes.
  • Ensure adequate systems and controls are in place to satisfy financial reporting requirements.
  • Manage inter-company transactions and maintain a cashflow forecast on the Company’s bank accounts ensuring balances remain within agreed limits.
  • Oversight of capital management and FX risk management.
  • Ensure all relevant monthly and annual reporting is completed accurately and timely – this includes monthly consolidated management accounts, board reports, year-end reports etc
  • Ensure the compilation of IFRS consolidation is done efficiently and meets required standards and deadlines.
  • Oversight of the EMI Share Option Scheme, Statutory Accounts, R&D claims and Corporate Tax process, ensuring compliance.
  • Manage auditors and other external relationships such as banks, outsourced tax accountants, insurers etc.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of budgets and perform variance analysis.
  • Prepare financial forecasts and build financial models.
  • Support the CFO to identify opportunities to improve the operational performance and the ongoing monitoring of the global business.
  • Manage the development and expansion of the group’s finance teams to ensure skills and knowledge are aligned with the needs of the group.


  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent with strong accounting and financial reporting experience.
  • Several years’ experience in a similar role, with well-developed leadership skills.
  • Thorough applied knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards.
  • Experience working with a multinational UK+USA team essential.
  • Applied understanding of R&D tax credits, both UK and US.
  • Good understanding of business and financial issues, especially in the biotech market.
  • Strong interpersonal and influential skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.
  • High level of integrity and dependability, with results driven approach to challenges.
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks.

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a range of benefits for all of our colleagues, including:

  • Life Assurance 4x Annual Salary
  • Private Medical insurance and Cash Plan
  • 25 days’ Annual Leave
  • EMI-approved Option Scheme
  • Enhanced employer’s Pension Contributions
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Investment in professional development and learning
  • Access to amenities from the Cambridge Science Park
  • Fresh fruit, tea, coffee and snacks in the office
  • Monthly celebratory cake treats
  • Organised annual events for staff and their families.
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