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Research Finance Manager (Compliance)

Coventry University - Research Finance and Compliance Unit

Location: Coventry
Salary: £39,159 to £55,758 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 26th March 2020
Closes: 26th April 2020
Job Ref: REQ007818

Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2022.

Coventry University has shown exceptional performance in all University League tables in recent years and is now ranked amongst the top 15 Universities within the country.

An exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager has arisen within the Research Finance and Compliance Unit (RFCU) at Coventry University. The role will ideally suit an internal auditor or an accountant who has extensive legal/ contractual knowledge and expertise.

RFCU has a wide remit and is responsible for the financial management, contractual compliance and internal assurance of externally funded projects, provision of management accountancy service to Research Centres and financial management of PhD’s with the Coventry University group. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring effective risk management for projects, undertaking internal project compliance assurance reviews, managing external audits and for ensuring financial and contractual compliance of externally funded projects .You will have detailed knowledge of internal and external audits, experience of complex reconciliations and dealing with detailed contractual requirements. You must possess strong communication skills along with highly refined influencing and negotiating skills. You will need to share our passion for delivering an excellent service to help Coventry University meet its ambitious Research Targets. Coventry University is committed to providing our employees with the very best opportunities for both career and personal development. We offer a wide choice of development and training courses to all staff as well as generous holiday allowances, and flexible working.

This post is offered on a 2-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of the post being made permanent, however permanency is not guaranteed.

Application closing date: 26/04/20

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