Research Finance Manager

University of Hertfordshire
April 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:£44,263pa
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Post Title: Research Finance Manager

SBU/Department: Finance

FTE: 1.0FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £44,263pa to £46,974pa with potential to progress to £56,021 by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

The Research Finance Manager is a key role providing vital professional advice and support on issues relating to all aspects of research to senior management and various SBU's and Departments within the University .

Main duties and responsibilities

You will play a key role within the SBU(s) providing support on research related financial issues, supporting the PVC of Research, Research Department Heads and other senior managers with a comprehensive, research intensive, professional financial management service. You will provide management of research projects from award through interim reporting, external audit and receipt of final payment within strict deadlines and ensuring compliance with external funding body rules. You will line manage a team of two staff, a research management accountant, and an assistant management accountant.

Skills and experience required

You will have experience of working in a financial management role, with previous experience in the use of accounting packages in large organisations and proven staff management experience. You will have excellent IT skills (including advanced Excel) with excellent analytical skills with the ability to produce easily understood management information and strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to apply technical knowledge in a practical business environment. It is essential that you have proven and demonstrable technical skills, including project accounting, budgetary control and financial planning and proven time management and organisation skills with the ability to manage competing priorities successfully ensuring reporting deadlines are met, whilst also responding in a timely manner to ad-hoc queries.

Qualifications required

It is essential that you hold a professional accounting qualification (CCAB).

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

We regret that we are unable to offer UKVI sponsorship for this post; applicants will either hold UK Right to Work, or demonstrate access to UK Right to Work, before an offer is made.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:

Alison Middleton, Senior Finance Manager, [email protected]

Closing Date : 25 April 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference Number: 058395

Date advert placed: 10 April 2024

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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