Research Finance Officer

  • Job Reference: 6868940
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £19.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Research Finance Officer
Vacancy Reference Number: 6868940

A Central London based University is currently recruiting a Research Finance Officer to join their Research Services team. The post holder will be responsible for both Pre and Post award Finance and will work collaboratively with a team of colleagues to deliver a high-quality research support services to academic and other service users

Hourly rate: £19 – £25
Location: Central London
Length of Contract: Until January 2020 (possibility of extension and a permanent role)

Your duties will include:

  • To assist researchers and with the costing of grant applications as per the funders’ requirements
  • To undertake costing of and/or providing advice and guidance on the full economic costed projects and recoverable costs on basic proposals and projects
  • To oversee the workflow of pre-award processes
  • To assist researchers and colleagues through the project life cycle from the time the award is being processed
  • To assist researchers and managers with the financial management of their awards by proactively monitoring and reviewing income and expenditure
  • To complete Grant reconciliations
  • To assist with the expenditure and/or financial reports for each grant as and when required by the sponsors

The successful candidate MUST:

  • Have experience working in a Research Services team for a University
  • Be comfortable working with a very large data set

To apply for this role or to find out about other Education Finance jobs, please contact Louis Pearson or George Maguire on 020 7557 7667 and email

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.