The post holder will be responsible for post award research, consultancy and large project accounting for parts of the University and some of its subsidiary companies. This will include the production of all invoices and claims, preparing for and dealing with contract audits, reviewing
contract progress and highlighting variances and issues. The post holder will also assist with the financial budgeting and forecasting of research, consultancy and large project income and expenditure.

Essential criteria:

At least seven years’ experience in a large complex organisation or Higher
Education institution

Staff management experience Use of large Finance systems

Significant experience of using Microsoft Excel to analyse and report
on financial data

Monitoring of performance against budget in relation to significant funding or contract monitoring or other similar

Significant experience in budget setting, forecasting and variance analysis

Ability to understand and implement terms and conditions for a variety of contracts, grants and agreements

Strong technical knowledge on finance issues including an in depth
understanding of accounting treatments for deferred & accrued

Advanced level Excel skills

Excellent Microsoft skills in Office range (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)




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