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Research Finance Manager

Research Finance Manager

A leading London based University are looking to recruit a Research Finance Manager on an interim basis for three months.

As the Research Finance Manager you will take a leading role in the implementation and management of an effective and efficient post-award support service within the Research Operations Office. You will be responsible for the review and approval of invoices, payments, project reconciliations and financial reports on behalf of the School. This is a customer focused role providing excellent support and advice to academics and department staff in regards to project management and funder terms and conditions.

You will lead a team of Finance Administrators within the Research Office, taking responsibility for assessing and distributing workload across the team, and providing support and development to staff members to enable them to deliver an excellent service to the school. Developing and maintaining strong relationships with staff across the school in order to maintain awareness of requirements, and establish strong links with external bodies, including research funders to ensure good knowledge of the contractual and regulatory landscape for research in higher education is a key aspect to this role.

To be considered for the role you will have the following qualifications and experience:
* Postgraduate management degree, or equivalent.
* Substantial experience of research Post award administration within the Higher Education sector
* Experience of research funder's online systems, such as JE-S, ERA Commons, Grants.Gov, ECA
* Leadership experience including delegation, performance management and motivation and coaching a team