Senior Research Finance Officer

Manchester, United Kingdom
£27,025 - £31,302 per annum
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 19/12/2018
Salary : £27,025 - £31,302 per annum
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Support Services
Division : Financial Analysis and Reporting
Hours Per week : 35

As Senior Research Finance Officer, you will assist in the delivery of an integrated and effective Research Support Service to users that maximises our ability to attract researchers and research income, undertake high-quality research, and exploit research outcomes.

Managing a small team, you will work with as part of a group of colleagues within an RSS Delivery Team to assist the delivery of services that maximise our ability to financially plan, manage and monitor research grants and contracts and deliver a high-quality research support service to academic and other service users. The post-holder will report to the Management Accountant (Research and Consolidation).

You will have an understanding of institutional and researcher priorities and motivations for undertaking research. You will also have a high standard of communication, prioritisation and problem-solving skills and a flexible, co-operative and creative approach to work.

You may be required to support faculty activities or provide assistance to the other hubs in the faculty dependent on workflow and current issues/priorities as determined by the Management Accountant.

Experience of research support and financial regulations and procedures in a higher education environment is desirable.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Jamie Flood


Tel: 0161 306 4239

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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