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Research Finance Administrator (X2)

Research Management & Research Operations

Salary:  £29,326 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 June 2019
Reference:  PSS-REM-2019-07-R

A Research Finance Administrator (RFA) is required to join The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.This is a key role in the Research Operations Office team working with the School’s Faculty of Public Health and Policy (PHP). 

The post is primarily responsible for the financial management of a portfolio of research projects for a wide range of funders.  This is a busy and varied role that requires the post holder to:  prepare financial reports for funders, monitor income from funders, raise supplier invoices, approve high-value financial transactions, give advice and guidance on funders’ terms and conditions (post award), and provide an efficient service to budget holders in the Faculty.

The successful candidate will also have responsibility for quality assurance and compliance on matters concerning their portfolio and for implementing any changes to systems and processes.

Applicants would ideally have experience of working within a finance role, in a higher education environment, strong Mathematical, IT and inter-personal skills.  The successful candidate will be able to prioritise their workload effectively to meet deadlines, to work independently and to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  Experience with the Agresso financial system is desirable

This is a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. The post is available immediately.

The post is full time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 4 in the range £29,326 - £33,359 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. Please quote reference PSS-REM-2019-07-R. 

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date

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