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Finance Assistant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC.

Dechra are a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business

The Opportunity 

To provide timely and accurate support to the finance team, by assisting with the approval of supplier invoices and processing of approved invoices onto the Oracle system for Skipton, Bladel and Divisional entities.

Role Responsibility

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied remit and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Maintain the Finance Inbox
  • Assist with the approval of supplier invoices
  • Process payables invoices on the Oracle system
  • Manage invoice and supplier queries to ensure adequate and timely resolution
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements      
  • Ensure strong internal controls are maintained
  • Support Finance System improvements, proactively offering solutions to improve ways of working
  • Assist with month-end and internal controls
  • Assist with year-end requirements and audit queries
  • Develop strong working relationships across the sites
  • Adhoc finance duties as required, including holiday cover

The Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly keen to hear from those who have/are:

  • Strong organisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to review processes and controls to identify weaknesses
  • Sound working knowledge of Excel and Oracle
  • Experience in credit control processing, bank reconciliations, query resolution

Package Description

Competitive salary and benefits including:

36 Hour Working Week + Every other Friday Off!

Working hours 08:00 -16:30

22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays

Option to buy an extra week's holiday each year

8% Employer Pension Contribution

Free access to Headspace App

Option to join Sharesave scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

On-site parking

About the Company

All applications received are reviewed by our internal talent acquisition team and we will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. Should you not hear back from us within 28 days please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies which may be suitable and we encourage you to keep an eye on our careers site. For any questions or queries, please contact us at

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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