Finance Manager*

University of Southampton
April 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£34,980 to £42,978
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Finance Manager NETSCC

Location: Southampton Science Park, Chilworth Salary: £34,980 to £42,978 Per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Friday 12 April 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2656824VB

Do you have an interest in how research is funded? Do you want to use your skills to contribute to shaping the future of healthcare? Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting to a Finance Manager role to join our National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Co-ordinating Centre team. This is a new role, reflecting our continued investment in our teams and funding work!

Who are we?

The NIHR funds, enables and delivers world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and well-being and promotes economic growth. Our research helps turn discoveries into new or improved treatments, diagnostics, medical technologies and services providing those working in the NHS, public health, global health and social care with the evidence to better support patients, the public and people who need care.

What will you be doing?

You will be supporting the senior finance managers to provide advice on financial and contractual aspects of projects. This will be from the point a project is awarded funding all the way through until the project closes. You will also ensure that all financial records are kept updated and are accurate. You will:

  • Provide advice on financial and contractual aspects of new funding applications and on-going projects
  • Ensure adherence to NIHR funding rules and guidance
  • Analyse and comment on financial aspects of project extension requests, budget virement requests and close-down plans
  • Take responsibility for monitoring and maintaining financial records/reports to meet organisational and department of health and social care requirements
  • Who are we looking for?

    The work that we do at NETSCC is quite a unique finance role and we are able to offer training to ensure you are able to undertake all elements of the role. The key skills we look for in a candidate are:

  • Relevant financial qualification or equivalent work experience- an accountancy qualification can be advantageous but not essential
  • Confident in the use of MS Office Suite particularly Excel
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible approach to work and able to revaluate and reprioritise your work load
  • Collaborative worker
  • Willingness to learn
  • Why Join us?

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package, encompassing generous annual leave, family-friendly policies, a robust pension plan, all our benefits can be found here!

    We also recognise our staff are at the heart of what we do so we make sure we look after you! Staff wellbeing is a key priority for us and this is reflected in our recent award as Top Medium Employer in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing awards, achieving Gold for the fourth year in a row!

    Our hybrid working approach helps your work life balance allowing you the chance to split your time between office and home working. We strive for cohesive and collaborative teams so you will spend around 20% of your time in the office. We also value flexibility and may accommodate part-time arrangements- please contact us to discuss any specific requirement.

    To learn more about working in our teams visit our Join NIHR CC website , check out the video below.

    If you have any questions or would like an informal discussion, please contact Natalija Edwards: [email protected]

    Please note, when in post your job title will be Research Awards Manager

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  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


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