Finance Administrator – EU & International

Cambridge Research Office

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 25th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £27,116-£31,406
  • REF: EW28803
  • Closes: 19th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

The Research Office is looking for a Financial Administrator to support the work of the EU & International Team.

Your primary responsibility will be to financially administer a portfolio of European and International research grants, ensuring that all administrative aspects of the awards are completed following sponsor guidelines and that all eligible expenses are recovered from the sponsor over the course of the award.

You would support researchers, departmental administrators, other internal offices and external research funders by providing information on the University and funder policies and answering any grant specific queries. The role contributes to policy development for the financial administration of externally funded research. Giving advice and support to departments, you would administer the whole financial reporting process for European and International grants, through to end of grant financial reconciliation and closure

AAT qualified, or with an equivalent financial qualification or level of practical financial experience, you will be a self-starter with a background in finance administration and an ability to create, interpret and manipulate complex data sets. Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines are essential.

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Closing Date: 19th December 2021

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled shortly after the application closing date. Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams

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Please quote reference EW28803 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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