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Research Accountant

Finance Department

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £30,395 to £34,189 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 06 January 2019
Reference:  FI5010-18-642

An opportunity has arisen to join the research accounting team at the University of Brighton. The main responsibilities of this role are as follows; 

  • The management and coordination of the financial aspects of research grants and contracts 
  • The management of research project claims, including investigating and resolve queries and approve submissions to the funder 
  • The provision of specialist financial advice and support to research colleagues on the post-award financial and project management of all research activity
  • The provision of advice and support to academics and administrative staff in the costing of grant applications and other externally funded projects

You will be a part qualified accountant, or have a demonstrable level of commensurate practical experience equivalent to that of a part qualified accountant. Experience in grant or project administration management would be an essential requirement of this role, while an understanding of EU and Research Council funder requirements, and knowledge of Full Economic Costing (fEC) would be desirable.

Job sharers welcome.

If you wish to discuss the role please contact Andrew Simpson (Head of Financial Reporting) on 01273 642743

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the "working here" section of our vacancies page.


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