Finance Intern

Job description

Are you currently studying and looking for a 5 to 6 month internship as of September 2020? Come and make an impact in the world of medical research!

Who is Castor?

Castor is a young, dynamic and fast growing healthtech startup. What’s our mission? To bring medical research practices into the digital age. Using real time, standardised , inclusive and broader datasets we hope to fundamentally change the broken evidence based medicine process through use of data. BOOM! You’ve found yourself a company with a true purpose. Learn more at and our Life at Castor instagram channel.

What will you be doing?

As a Finance Intern you are primarily responsible for supporting the team in all AP and AR (accounts payable and receivable) administrative tasks. You will also be working on several smaller projects for improving and supporting our international finance operations.

What exciting project will you work on?

You’ll work on creating relevant insights to truly visualize Castor’s growth, supporting some challenging finance automation projects. You’ll also identify gaps, providing solutions to improve and facilitate business flow.

What else will you be getting involved with?

On top of these fun and engaging projects, you will also support several other financial and accounting activities, these include:

  • Handling incoming mail concerning billing and invoicing
  • Creating sales invoices and perform checks to ensure accurate and complete invoices
  • Reconciling bank and credit card statements
  • Managing and recovering outstanding debt from existing clients
  • Assisting in the monthly financial closing process

What skills will you bring?

You’ll be a detail oriented and well-organized creative, eager to contribute to team success. You will:

  • Bring strong analytical and data processing skills
  • A solutions focussed approach in your work
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills
  • Proven skills with handling and re-working information in MS Excel

How do we say thank you?

At Castor we truly live our core values, believing we can achieve anything with a healthy and happy team. With this in mind, we offer the following benefits:

  • A monthly allowance of €320 for 3 days per week
  • A travel allowance to cover your journey to and from our Castor Burrow (aka - the office)
  • Free lunch, snacks, and Friday afternoon drinks
  • Brand new offices by Amsterdam Amstelstation (with a yoga and meditation space!)
  • An environment where you can learn and develop yourself alongside our ops team
  • The start-up experience with a fast-growing company (even SeedTable says we’re one to watch!)