Senior Project Finance Officer

University of Leicester - Division of Research and Enterprise

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

Our Research Finance team is pleased to be advertising for a permanent Project Finance Officer. As the post holder, you will carry out the post award financial administration of externally funded project accounts ensuring compliance with University regulations and funding body requirements, and to ensure the maximum funds are received as promptly as possible.

We will rely on you to provide expert advice and support on more complex accounts, liaising with Principle Investigators, departmental administrators and project partners external to the University, for accurate and timely financial information.

As the post holder you will have a strong track record of relevant accounting experience and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles and financial matters. You will have excellent spreadsheet skills, and experience of other Microsoft packages. This position requires an individual who has the ability to organise and prioritise workload, and produce/process documents accurately without supervision. We look forward to receiving your application.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Bindi Rakhra (Senior Project Accounts Manager) at

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