Research Accountant

Maynooth, Ireland
€48,331 - €68,915 per annum (9 points)
19 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Finance Office wishes to appoint a Research Accountant / Administrator in the area of Financial and Research Administration. The person will join the existing team in the financial administration of externally funded research grants. Pre-award support and production of timely accurate and efficient financial information in relation to the University's funded research projects is the core function of the Office. The role will based in the Research Development Office which reports to the Director of Research Development under the remit of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.

The successful applicant will support the day-to-day functioning of the Office and will be involved in providing a range of financial services and general supports to the research community within the University. The job will involve the preparation, financial control and management of budgets and financial reports for external funding agencies, assisting Principal Investigators (PIs) to manage the financial aspects of their research, liaising with Senior Officers of the University. The role also involves audit preparation and planning.

Administrative Officer I Salary Scale: €48,331 - €68,915 per annum (9 points)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the above scale.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 8 September 2019

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer.

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University