Research Accountant

Surrey, United Kingdom
£34,308 to £38,592 per annum
13 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


Location: Guildford
Salary: £34,308 to £38,592 per annum
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 24 March 2023
Reference: 015023

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Research Finance team in the position of Research Accountant.

This role will be responsible for the financial administration of a portfolio of research grants and contracts and will provide financial advice and information to Principal Investigators (PIs) in the management of their awards and contracts.

You will also be responsible for contributing information towards the production of all management information, data and analysis required to support the University’s budgeting, planning and forecasting processes in respect of the grants and awards in your portfolio.

You will be responsible for the Line Management of Assistant Research Accountants & Research Administrators.

You will represent the University in dealings with external sponsors including production of claims and periodic reporting and will co-ordinate any audit requirements arising from grants under their administration. The role requires engagement with PIs, Business Finance Managers, University management and other finance/administrative staff in the provision of advice and guidance around the management of individual grants and the financial impact of the performance of awards in the portfolio.

For more information please contact Simon Peacock (Post Award Research Manager) at or Sarah Gillies (Research Accountant) at

Further details: Job Description

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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