Senior Project Finance Officer

University of Leicester - Division of Research and Enterprise

The University of Leicester is embarking on a period of unprecedented change with an ambitious and renewed strategic vision. In order to build on our strengths we are developing a strategy that will enable us to achieve our expectations and ambitions. We are passionate about developing and growing a sustainable world class research base and alongside that ensuring that we have an exciting market focused teaching offer.

In this role, you will provide expert advice and support in the financial administration of externally funded research accounts, liaising with Principle Investigators and departmental administrators and reporting to external funders to ensure maximum benefit from funds available, and timely collection of funds to the University. In addition to preparing financial statements and budget reports, you will be required to interpret contract and grant terms and conditions to ensure compliance with funder and University financial regulations.

As the ideal applicant, you will have a strong track record of relevant accounting experience, as well as a strong communication and organisational skills to fulfil this varied role. Experience of working within a higher education environment is preferred but not essential.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Bindhi Rhakra on or Judith Mogra on

Applications must be received by midnight on the closing date above.

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