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Research Finance Administrator

University of Exeter - Research Services

Location: Exeter
Salary: The starting salary will be from £21,236 pro rata on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 22nd September 2019
Job Ref: P68736

This new part time (0.8FTE) post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 31 March 2020. 

Summary of the role

You will participate specifically in a new initiative linked to the Institute of Coding (IoC). The IoC is a new £20m initiative involving more than 60 Universities, businesses and industry experts, intended to transform the way in which digital skills are taught in the UK. The University of Exeter is a major partner in the IoC and is participating in several IoC projects. This post will provide finance support for this project specifically, from within the research finance service team.

The post will involve providing finance support to the project manager of the Institute of Coding at the University of Exeter. This will include providing an overview of the financial position each month to support the reporting process, in addition to dealing with transaction queries, support monthly timesheet processes, and other day-to-day finance activities. 

You will work with the IoC Exeter Project Manager and alongside the research finance service team. 

You can view the Job Description and Person Specification document here.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

With over 22,000 students and 5,500 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. 


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave(up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

For further information please contact Emily Paremain, email or telephone (01392) 723679, or Nick Hawkins, email or telephone (01392) 726368.

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