Accounts Assistant

Advanced analytics. Intelligent insights.

IXICO plc (AIM: IXI), is a leading neuroimaging Contract Research Organization (CRO), delivering advanced Ai analytical insights in neuroscience to the global clinical trials market. Established in 2004, listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global life sciences industry, supporting the development of new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.


With our focus on neuroscience, our purpose is to advance human health by turning data into clinically valuable insights; helping our clients reduce clinical development risk and improve return on investment from their clinical development programmes. We achieve this by combining Ai machine learning imaging biomarker analysis, together with centralised neuroimaging CRO services to provide an integrated service covering every stage of clinical development through to post-marketing surveillance. We are committed to invest in continuously enhancing our validated and peer reviewed disease optimised machine learning Ai analytics services and our infrastructure and technology to support our ambitious growth strategy. Our people are empowered to enable us to achieve our company goals and their own personal development through the “4A” values at the heart of our culture: Aspiration, Ability, Agility and Accountability.


To help us deliver our medical image analysis solutions to large clinical trials we are hiring an experienced Accounts Assistant in a full-time capacity.


Purpose of the Role:

  • Maintenance of the purchase and sales ledgers, ensuring appropriate control procedures are followed.
  • Maintenance of cash ledger, including payment processing and treasury reporting.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Monthly duties

  • Play a key role in the month end process from detailed ledger transactions to preparation of supporting schedules;
  • Issuing sales invoices, managing overdue receivables and regular customer statements.
  • Managing purchase invoice approval workflows, set-up banks payments and issuing remittances.
  • Review staff expenses and ensure timely settlement.
  • Maintaining fixed asset register and tagging newly acquired assets.
  • Support of monthly grant recognition.

Ongoing duties

  • Supporting the annual and interim report preparation of financial statements for a UK plc, 1 UK and 1 US subsidiary;
  • Management of the accounts mailbox, including the use of efficient filing systems;
  • Maintenance of an orderly and accurate filing systems on financial systems;
  • Supporting with grant audit processes, including dealing with queries and requests for supporting information;
  • Ensure progress made in respect of audit findings including ongoing financial systems improvements;
  • Ensure all financial processes are followed in accordance with company Standard Operating Procedures & GCP regulation (‘Good Clinical Practice’); 
  • Provide ad hoc reporting to support management decision-making; and
  • Support of wider company initiatives which could include office administration. 

System improvements and partnering

  • Key team player in the implementation of improvements to Sage Accounting to aid in increasing quality and efficient month end processes; and
  • Provide support to members of Finance with business partnering activities. 


Qualifications and skills required for the role:


  • Working knowledge of double entry
  • Willingness to learn, "can do" attitude
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent eye for detail and ability to work accurately
  • Confident with working with people at all levels
  • Competent user of Microsoft Word and Excel



  • Experience gained within an accounting/finance team 
  • Practical experience with Sage accounting package


How to Apply

IXICO is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and super-friendly team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better services.

IXICO doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.

This is a great opportunity to thrive an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an everyday basis. You will be given support to enable you to grow with your challenges, and we pride ourselves to be a sociable and diverse bunch of people, who are all working together on one big mission: Improving brain health. Will you join us?

If you think IXICO should meet you, please send us your CV and covering letter by email to We are looking forward to your application!

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