Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months Closing Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2522923RR
Be a part of the University of Southampton, a founding member of the Russell Group and an institution which has an international reputation for research and is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. It is among the top 20 in the UK and with over £500 million in research activity spread across a wide range of disciplines.
An exciting time for the University of Southampton, with a clear vision and goal to increase our research income and grow our global research reputation. Wanting to take this to the next step we are seeking to appoint a n Accountancy Assistant to work as part of a professional service team responsible for the research funding portfolio for the University.
The post will involve research finance and administration; following complex financial guidelines, costing applications, providing financial advice, setting up processes, reporting on activity, audit requirements, contracts, awards administration, communication with both internal and external stakeholders and working with applicants to maximise cost recovery.
You will be well organised, analytical with an eye for detail and capable of effectively managing a wide range of simultaneous projects/activities. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and can prioritise their work to meet deadlines in a highly deadline driven environment. Good communication, IT and customer service skills are essential to the role. This role will include hybrid working between Home and Highfield main campus.
We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people. We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud, and successful organisation. A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational, and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.
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