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Research Grants Officer

Posted on Jan 25, 2019 by Hays

London, London United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£21 - £23 Hourly

Research grants with reconciliations Agresso

Proven experience of post-award finance administration and management within a research office in a university or other research organisation, or experience of working for a body which funds research and enterprise Experience of reconciliation of accounts and maintaining accurate financial records, manipulation of financial/ numerical data and large financial databases Experience of working with external auditors and of monitoring compliance with policies and procedures Experience of using your own initiative to implement solutions through organisational changes to systems, policies, processes and/or workflows Working experience of Agresso (Unit 4) - or similar accounting systems High level of numeracy and accuracy, and good knowledge of project accounting, preferably in a Higher Education Institution context Experience and knowledge of European Commission Funding Skills and abilities Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently,

managing and prioritising your own workload, or effectively as a supportive member of a team Strong communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with external agencies and internal staff at all levels The ability to understand, manipulate, present and communicate complex financial data IT literate with highly proficient use of Excel and Word, financial databases and other web-based packages

This is an exciting opportunity play a key role in the operational development of the Research and Enterprise Office Post Award team.. You will work as part of a team and reporting directly to the REO Finance Manager, who will ensure clarity in the projects you will be required to complete, including timeframes and key information. You will be well-versed in best practice approaches to post-award research grant financial management, be able to deliver under pressure, have working experience of Agresso and reconciling difficult/multi-currency accounts as well as have an excellent customer service skills.

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