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University of Salford - Finance

The Finance Department is responsible for the overall financial management of the institution including subsidiaries. The department provides a full range of financial services to the university, including management and financial accounting services. The University has devolved systems of planning and budgeting and the Finance Department works closely with Academic Units and Professional Services to maximise the opportunities for the University within an appropriate control environment. The Department maintains and develops the central finance systems, Agresso, and provides on-line access together with training. 

As part of the University’s Finance Department the role is based within the Research Contracts and Monitoring Team. The main purpose of the role is to administer a portfolio of research projects sponsored by external grants and contracts across a variety of sponsors for example Research Councils, Charities, Government Departments and the European Commission. Other areas of work include administering the University’s Budget Approval and Full Economic Cost process and arranging payment of postgraduate student bursary grants. The role holder will also have responsibility for the Research Contracts and Monitoring Team data management, and the production of performance reports and statistical data. 
The Research Contracts and Monitoring Team manage all Research Grants and Contracts at the University of Salford, with an annual income of circa £7 million. 

Please note that this vacancy will close at 23:59 pm on the date provided.

The University of Salford is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all our employees and potential employees. Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals of all backgrounds as we strive to reflect a rich diversity throughout our organisation. 

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Interview date: TBC

At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.

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