Salary: Grade 7 £51,128 - £56,886 per annum including London Weighting.
Permanent – Full Time
Central are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Research Finance Accountant.
This is a collaborative role, working with Research, Knowledge Exchange (KE) and, Finance administrative and academic leadership to underpin the strategic aims for this growing area of the institution. The role holder will be based in the Finance team but function as an integral colleague in the institution’s Research Funding, KE, and Impact management structure supporting a vibrant research culture recognised with an excellent REF2021 result (75% 4*, 19% 3*, .4% 2* and 2% 1*). Working closely with the Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange Services and the corresponding managers, the role will provide effective support to internal and external stakeholders across the breadth of financial activity undertaken under the auspices of research, impact and KE.
On a day-to-day basis, the role will provide responsive accounting solutions to deliver a range of financial research and KE operations:
Routine financial transactional processing in payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Sound management accounting, including ensuring the availability of accurate and timely financial management reporting, effective budgeting and planning.
Effective operation of financial systems, in line with sector standards and advances in systems and processes.
Effective and timely delivery of statutory and external funder financial reporting.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, LGBT+, Black and Global Majority backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented within the sector and within Central.
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Closing date for receipt of application forms is 12 pm (midday) 06 March 2023
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