|Salary:||£39,508 to £47,355|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||6th April 2023|
UCL boasts a track record of research which is genuinely world leading. And we could not do it without our Research and Innovation Services (RIS) team, busily working to provide dedicated, specialist support to academic staff across the University.
RIS is a newly formed directorate, created to support and advance UCL’s position as a world leading research University. The directorate is responsible for providing high quality research and innovation support that adds value to the academic mission, improving compliance with terms and conditions, policies and regulation, and showcasing the expertise of having a centre of excellence of dedicated research & innovation support professionals.
The URKI Training Grants / Studentships team are part of the Post Award team in Award Services. The team supports UCL’s UKRI Training Grant portfolio, the financial management and administration of the studentships including UKRI Centres of Doctoral Training (CDTs); Industrial Case Studentships and Doctoral Training Programmes (DTPs) awards where UCL acts as coordinator.
About the role
Applications are invited for the key role of Research Finance Officer - Studentships to support the financial management and administration of the University’s Doctoral Training Awards portfolio. Reporting to the Research Finance Manager - DTG, they will be responsible for pro-actively providing a wide-ranging specialist support on all aspects of Doctoral Training Grants.
They maintain a detailed knowledge of funder terms and conditions and keeping up-to-date with future revisions. Provide guidance and advice to academic departments, Centre Directors, Supervisors and partner organisations on processes, procedures and best practice regarding the financial management and administration of the Doctoral Training Accounts. Produce timely reporting of financial statements, ensuring that the auditing and compliance processes are undertaken smoothly and effectively and in accordance with funder, University, and policy requirements.
The successful candidate will have experience in financial and administrative management of externally funded projects, funder terms and conditions, assurance and compliance obligations, excellent data analysis, reconciliation and IT skills.
They will demonstrate good time management skills and must possess the ability to prioritise and manage their own workload. They will have proven ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy with attention to detail.
They will have good communication skills and be able to build and sustain effective working relationships both internally and externally. Be customer focused and have a commitment to provide an efficient, professional and effective support service. Experience of managing Doctoral Training Accounts would be greatly beneficial but is not essential.
Please use the cover letter upload option to tell us how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below:
Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/rewards-and-benefitsto find out more.
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