ASTON UNIVERSITY

European Funding Accountant (Research Finance)

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£32,548 to £38,833 per annum (pro-rata)
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2018
Ref
R180203
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced project accountant to be responsible for the financial management of externally funded ESIF grants. The post will support the achievement of high quality claims for external funding and production of management information for project planning and decision making purposes.

To succeed in this role you will have substantial experience in financial management of externally funded European Union grants. A high level of computer literacy and experience of producing complex claims for external claims and managing project audit requirements is essential. Establishing rapport and credibility with project managers and external stakeholders is vital, as is the need for strong organisation skills and a high level of accuracy.

The post is part financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme 2014 – 2020.

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/jobs for further information and to apply online. If you do not have access to the internet telephone 0121-204-4500 and leave your name and address quoting reference number R180203.

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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.