Research Accounting Advisor

University of Plymouth
May 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759 - £32,982
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£28,759 - £32,982 pro rata per annum - Grade 5

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Permanent, Part-time

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Professional/Support Services
Research Accounting Advisor


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a progressive University where you can really make a difference. You will be a member of the Research Accounting Team - a young in experience team who are undergoing a period of change. The team are responsible for the financial management of all externally funded research projects within the University.

This pivotal part-time role involves providing expert financial guidance and support to academics across various disciplines, ensuring compliance with funding regulations and promoting best practices in research finance management.

You will already be working in a finance environment, monitoring and reporting on financial information and liaising with customers face to face, by telephone and in writing, delivering excellent customer service. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team is integral, with responsibility of your own deadlines and task prioritisation.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact James Harris by email [email protected].

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 27th May 2024 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a part-time position working 14.8 hours per week (0.4 FTE) on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities. A summary of our comprehensive benefits can be viewed here.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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