Research Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £200 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Jasmine Spencer

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Consultant:

    Jasmine Spencer

An exciting opportunity for a Research Accountant has arisen with a University in Central London.

Whilst working closely with the Research team this role will play a crucial role in the Financial Management of the research grants.

Main areas of responsibility will include:

  • Preparation of monthly-management accounts, budgets and forecasts
  • Management of two Research Finance Officers including appraisals, target setting and recruitment
  • Stakeholder managements, building relationships with senior finance and non-finance members of staff, developing their understanding of complex financial issues and information
  • Preparing and presenting on costings for new research grants and contracts
  • Managing both pre and post-award financial activities

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • A full accounting qualification (ACCA/ CIMA) or be actively studying and near completion
  • Experience with pre and/or post-award finances in the education sector
  • Previous line-management experience

If this opportunity is of interest or you would like to hear about other higher education vacancies, please submit your CV or contact Jasmine Spencer on


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