EMBL's Finance unit, led by Stefan Debast, controls and administers all aspects of the laboratory's finances. The unit prepares EMBL's Annual Financial Statements, produces regular management financial reports and manages day-to-day financial transactions.

The SAP Team manages the software system used by EMBL for financial management, human resources, purchasing and materials management (Stores).

The Grants Services Team assists scientists in procuring funding for research projects from a variety of external sources.

The Finance unit also supports scientists with financial management and reporting of these projects.