Finance and Research Support Administrator

University of York
February 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:£28,762 - £33,314
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Finance and Research Support Administrator


Centre for Reviews and Dissemination


£28,762 - £33,314 per year (reduced pro-rata for part-time working)


Grade 5

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  • Job Description 11784.pdf (PDF, 301.74kb)
  • Role Description Department

    The Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) at the University of York is recruiting a Finance and Research Support Administrator to support the day-to- day finances of the research department working within a small administrative team.

    CRD is a research department (https: // www. that specialises in evidence synthesis and conducts projects across a wide range of health areas to provide best evidence to inform policy and practice decisions. Our research spans health technology assessment, public health and policy and service delivery and organisation, all underpinned by a programme of methodological development and commitment to knowledge exchange and mobilisation.

    CRD is a friendly and supportive department that embraces hybrid and flexible working patterns, enabling staff to work partly remotely (within the UK) according to project needs and their preferences. We are committed to diversity and equality and fostering an inclusive culture where we can all be ourselves. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates and particularly encourage applications from people who identify as being from the Black African and Caribbean Heritage community, Asian or other ethnic background that is underrepresented at the University.


    Working closely with the Departmental Research Operations Manager and a Finance and Research Support Administrator, you will be the first point of contact for research staff. You will be delivering a high-quality administrative service, supporting research applications and the monitoring of budgets. This will include providing specialist financial support and advice on application procedures and eligibility criteria for research grants, coordination with collaborators and working with specific costing tools. You will provide pre and post award support, liaising with other academic departments and professional services at the University and with external funders and collaborators. You will provide post-award support to the Principal Investigators, setting up budgets, proactively monitoring grant expenditure, staff charges and accurate forecasting. You will support the transactional finances of the department, including journal entries, processing, and reviewing expenses, purchase orders, sales invoices, conference and event payments.

    Skills, Experience & Qualification Needed
  • AAT Technician level accountancy qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Good mathematics GCSE or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge and extensive experience of financial systems and processes
  • Proven skills and ability for managing budgets, forecasting and production of finance and management reports
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Gather, analyse, interpret, and report data/information
  • Use digital technologies including google applications and/or Microsoft Office
  • Interview date : TBC

    For informal enquiries , please contact Vanda Castle ([email protected])

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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