Research Accounts Assistant

University of Reading - Finance

The University of Reading is involved in substantial research activity. Once projects have been awarded, the Research Accounting team support the Project Investigators with the post award accounting for the projects.

The University is looking for an experienced research accounts assistant to join the existing team that support and assist the Research Accountants to manage their portfolios of research projects.

You will have:

  • Educated to at least A-level standard or equivalent, preferably studying towards an accountancy qualification.
  • Experience of working in a financial environment.
  • Proficiency with financial systems and MSOffice, knowing Agresso would be an advantage.
  • Experience of complex reconciliations.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels.
  • Experience of the HE sector would be an advantage.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Senior Research Accountant
Contact name: Mandy Chong
Contact phone: 0118 378 8106
Contact email:

Closing date: 5th November 2017
Interview date: 16th November 2017

No agency enquiries please.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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