Nov 15, 2021

Supply Chain and Finance Associate/Specialist

  • Cajal Neuroscience
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Job Description.

Cajal is seeking a supply chain and finance associate motivated by Cajal's mission to develop new medicines for patients with neurodegenerative disorders. Our team members thrive on getting things done, and eagerly navigate the uncertainty of an ever-changing and fast-paced environment in a pre-clinical biotech company.

As a supply chain and finance associate at Cajal, you will be responsible for on-site activities from sourcing and procurement through accounts payable, as well as adjacent accounting and financial reporting activities based on experience and willingness.

You will report to our Chief Operating Officer but work closely with staff members across all functions.


Conduct and optimize our laboratory procurement operations in support of our research activities
Initiate and monitor orders (with purchase orders as warranted) and ensure on-time delivery of all materials
Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, recommend suppliers with respect to cost, quality, and availability/schedule
Manage inventory for common-use stockroom supplies
Process accounts payable while ensuring appropriate segregation of duties and secondary approvals
Maintain the fixed asset register and support depreciation calculations
Assist with monthly accounting and semiannual budgeting, with precise scope dependent upon experience
Set up processes and tools that will evolve and scale with the company; support rigor without imposing rigidity

This job might be great for you if you:
Have 3-5 years of biotech or related industry procurement and/or accounts payable experience
Have proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills
Are detail-oriented and thrive in a highly collaborative, team-oriented startup environment
Love working in a research environment, are organized, and take pride in your work
Have a BA, BS or equivalent in a biology-related field or in accounting. MBA a plus.


Cajal is a well-funded team of experienced scientists looking to solve one of the most vexing problems in drug discovery: how to model and treat complex diseases of the brain. We are applying high throughput microscopy, functional genetic screening, and multi-omics approaches to identify new drug targets and therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases.

Medical, dental, & vision coverage with competitive compensation based on experience level. Title commensurate with experience. Cajal Neuroscience is an equal opportunity company. We believe we are a team of people first, and we do our best to make sure all of our team members feel supported and connected at work. Come join us in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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