Research Finance Administrator

Guildford, United Kingdom
£23,334 to £26,243 per annum
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £23,334 to £26,243 per annum
Fixed Term (Contract End Date 31/10/2019)
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Monday 10 December 2018
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of comprehensive administrative support to the team managing the Post Award Research Finance function in the University, including supporting the various financial databases, spreadsheets, web pages and grant/contract review information, loading & amending project budgets and processing  the university’s monthly  overhead / accrual postings.     

The post holder will  need to adopt a flexible and proactive approach  to deal with the varying demands and requirements of the team and their customers. Whilst working within a clearly defined area of work the post holder will be expected to demonstrate initiative in the arrangement of their immediate work priorities, including successfully managing any conflicting demands, possessing an awareness of the options available and being able to make effective and appropriate decisions in order to meet agreed deadlines.    

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.  

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.  

CVs will not be accepted without an application form and applications from recruitment agencies will also not be accepted.

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