Assistant Research Finance Manager- £21.53ph plus Hol Pay - Central London

Recruiter
Gray & Associates Recruitment Services
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
1185704911
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Start ASAP for two month initially

We are recruiting for an experienced Assistant Research Finance Manager to join one of London's leading Universities. If you have previous experience gained within a Higher Education institute, we'd love to hear from you!

THE ROLE

Responsibilities
  • Support the Research Finance Manager
  • Contribute to the development of School policy, priorities and agendas
  • Responsible for the day-to-day administration
  • Post-award responsibilities
  • Activating awarded grants
  • Authorising budget expenditure in accordance with School procedures
  • Day-to-day management and prioritisation of a portfolio of grants
  • Producing research grant claims and financial statements for funders
  • Reconciliation and closure of completed projects
  • Ensure processes are carried out on a timely basis
  • Responsible for the accurate and complete entry of project data
  • Proactively identify problems at an early stage and resolve appropriately
  • Conducting regular one to ones with Research Finance Officers
  • Develop and deliver training to academic and support staff members
  • Support the Research Finance Manager
  • Contribute to the general work of the research operations team
  • Delegated responsibility for signing off of interim financial reports
  • Keep abreast of developments in the external research environment
  • Implement changes in School policies, procedures and administrative systems

PERSON SPECIFICATION
  • Work effectively and flexibly as a member of a team
  • Work independently and proactively
  • Work with high levels of accuracy and with attention to detail
  • Provide informal and formal guidance and training
  • Develop written guidelines and training materials
  • Write and develop material for the web
  • Financial accountancy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Complex grant administration or research management

Due to time constraints and the number of applications we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Hopefully you will be one of those. If not please do feel free to send your CV again for any other positions that are of interest.

Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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