Project Management Accountant
Your new company
UK Research & Innovation is a new organisation which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. UKRI aims to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than GBP7 billion, UKRI brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.
Your new role
You will work in a team of Project Management Accountants where you will be responsible for checking and approving the viability and eligibility of successful research grant applicants. You will need to liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all financial information is legitimate and eligible to receive funding. You will need to deliver the financial reports in a timely manner so that successful applicants can receive their funding and start on their innovative and forward–thinking research projects. You will need to provide a comprehensive financial review and detailed analysis of participant management accounts.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need a professional accountancy qualification (AAT as a minimum, studying CIMA/ACCA is highly desirable) and proven accountancy experience. You will have a strong understanding of management accounting and be able to read, review and analyse a set of accounts. You will need to be inquisitive and able to investigate information thoroughly.
What you'll get in return
You'll earn between GBP30,357 – GBP37,789 per annum and be entitled to several competitive benefits including 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, flexible working and access to exclusive employee discounts. This role is being offered on an ongoing contract basis.
What you need to do now
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