Research Finance Administrator

University of Exeter
Banking & Finance
Penryn, Cornwall
Salary Details
£20,411 per annum, negotiable
Job Type
Closing Date
This part-time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis until 18 February 2021.

Job Description

The Research Services Directorate is a key enabler to the delivery of the University's Research and Impact Strategy, a successful next REF submission and meeting research income targets.

The part-time (0.5 FTE) role is within the Research Finance pillar of the Cornwall  Research Services cluster, situated at our Penryn Campus Office. The role provides overarching support, training and quality assurance for all research finance activity, including research applications and budget monitoring; financial authorisation for applications; financial stewardship for live grants; provision of live grant information to support grant holders and colleges; financial reporting to sponsors and other external bodies; support to the management of studentships and grant administration. Research Finance staff based at Penryn support activity in all six Colleges and work closely with colleagues based in Exeter.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills, organisational skills and attention to detail. You will be enthusiastic and adaptable with prior experience of working in a team to deliver multiple objectives and deadlines. You will be able to handle complex enquiries and process information and data efficiently and effectively and will be solution focused.

Company Description

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

Other Application Details

For further information, please contact Jane Phelps, email 

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