UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Finance Business Partner (Research Assurance) 

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Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Salary
£42418 - £47222 per annum 
Posted
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Finance Business Partner (Research Assurance) 

Job number  SUPP103487 
Division/School  Finance Services 
Contract type  Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary  £42418 - £47222 per annum 
Closing date for applications  23-Oct-2017 

The Finance Business partner - Research & Financial Assurance will undertake the financial policy development, costing, funding terms compliance, management information reporting and systems and process development (in conjunction with the Research and Enterprise Development team) in relation to the University’s research activity. 
 
The post holder will play a critical role in ensuring that the University properly costs its research activity.  The University undertakes c£150m of research activity per annum.  Failure to accurately cost and manage research application bids could result in significant financial loss to the institution.
 
Ensuring compliance in relation to research funding is critical.  Many grants are subject to audit and financial clawback.  With £150m of research funding a year and the possibility of claw backs for up to 6 years following the completion of a research grant contract the financial risk from non-compliance with grant awarding body terms is significant.  The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that appropriate procedures and systems are in place to ensure compliance with grant funding terms.  They will also be responsible for managing the programme of grant audits.
 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.