Interim Research Accountant

Job Title: Interim Research Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £160 - £220 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RB4381_1531326002
Contact Name: Issy Simons
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2018 17:20

Job Description

Robertson Bell finance are currently recruiting for an Interim Research Accountant. We are pleased to be partnering with one of the UK's leading Higher Education organisations based in London. This role is for a minimum period of 3-6 months.

Working closely with the wider Research Services team, you will play a pivotal role for the financial management of the research grants and contracts. Key responsibilities include:
*Assist in the preparation of month management accounts, budgets and forecasts in a timely and accurate manner.
*Develop solid working relationships with (finance and non-finance) stakeholders across the organisation to communicate complex financial information.
*Leading on the preparation of costings for research grants and contracts.
*Assist with large scale projects using Agresso to develop the cost, billing and reporting.
*Assess EU grant funding processes and procedures at all times to ensure they are continually improved to increase the efficiency and effectiveness.

In applying for this role, you must have had proven experience in grants and contracts management. You will ideally be a part qualified actively studying/fully qualified accountant. You must have experience of working on Agresso, ideally within the Education sector however this is not essential. You will be personable with excellent communication skills that has the ability to build rapport with various people. You must have the ability to prioritise work and to work to tight deadlines.

If this role is of interest, please do not hesitate in applying.