Research Accountant, Research Development Office

Maynooth, Ireland
01 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role 

The Research Development Office wishes to appoint a Research Accountant 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 be 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.