Accounts Payable Specialist

Finance · Oxford, Oxfordshire
Department Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Accounts Payable Specialist (Perm)

As part of a fast-paced and dynamic Finance team, the Accounts Payable Specialist should constantly be looking to drive efficiencies, monitor creditor liabilities, and create strong cross-functional relationships


MiroBio is looking for a proactive Accounts Payable Specialist to play an essential role in the MiroBio purchase-to-pay process.


The primary roles and responsibilities of this position include:


AP inbox management

Management of the accounts payable inbox, ensuring that invoices, queries and other communications are dealt with promptly.

Supplier onboarding

Perform due diligence ahead of creating new suppliers in accounting and banking systems.

Query resolution

Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to resolve creditor queries.

Supplier reconciliations

Reconciliation of supplier accounts, ensuring any issues are investigated and dealt with appropriately

Purchase Orders

Support stakeholders with raising purchase orders and performing analysis and review of open POs. 

Invoice processing

Process, match and validate supplier invoices (including project milestone invoices and multiple currencies); 'three-way matching' these with purchase orders within the Amici procurement system.

Payment run preparation

Compile periodic payment runs based on invoices coming due for payment.

Bank reconciliation

Post bank payments to creditor accounts and nominal accounts as appropriate. Perform periodic bank reconciliations within the accounting system.

Process improvement

Make recommendations and changes to existing processes to improve the purchase-to-pay process and controls.

Support monthly closing

Support the monthly closing process by contributing to GRNI, accruals, prepayments and bank reconciliation processes.

Ad-hoc project duties

Other ad-hoc projects when required


Uphold the Miro culture and its shared values, making sure that our purpose is understood and felt by everyone at Miro.

Experience and knowledge

Essential attributes:

  • Over five years of relevant accounts payable experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Be a confident user of Excel

Beneficial attributes:

Previous experience of

  • System implementation
  • Dealing with invoicing in relation to milestone contracts
  • In life sciences or biotech organisation

Our company

MiroBio, a place of fascinating science and clear purpose: the perfect balance.


We are a team united by our passion and curiosity for science and above all else our dedication to changing the lives of people affected by autoimmune diseases.

We were founded by leading immunologists at the University of Oxford focussed on understanding the mechanisms which underlie T-cell signallng. Our technology is based on an IP portfolio of novel therapeutics with the ability to activate inhibitory co-receptors on immune cells.  With deep mechanistic understanding our platform further optimises these molecules to create immunomodulatory therapies which have shown remarkable efficacy in preclinical models of autoimmune disease.  We are building a team and platform with strong biological expertise to address significant unmet medical needs in patients.


It’s at an exciting stage of our growth for us all here at MiroBio.  Come and join us!

We are looking to broaden our team with members who embrace and share our passion, our curiosity for science, and our purpose guided by these values:

Patients first

Our actions are driven with patients at the front of mind

Science at our core

We create a path forward together with intellectual rigour and curiosity

Empowering diversity

Our inclusive environment promotes new ways of thinking

Individual ambition for collective success

We get the best from ourselves for the benefit of all


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take forward this key new role, build their career through clear technical and functional pathways, and to have the opportunity to lay the foundations for lifelong learning. 


What we offer here at MiroBio

Competitive salary, bonus, equity, and a range of other employee benefits including pension and private and health care.


Other requirements

Right to work in the UK preferred.



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  • Location
    Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience