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Research Grants/ Finance Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

The MRC Biostatistics Unit is seeking an individual to provide pro-active support to research staff through the management of financial systems and administration of research grants.

Candidates will ideally be educated to HND, HNC level 4/5 vocational qualification (or equivalent level of practical experience) and have AAT Intermediate or equivalent (or working towards). Candidates will also need to have previous accounting experience, excellent organisational and communication skills and be IT literate.

It is vital that you possess inter-personal skills to manage good working relationships with a wide variety of research staff to deliver a responsive financial service to them. The Department is committed to providing training and support for this post including payment of some accountancy course fees and study leave.

This position is part-time for a minimum of 25 hours a week. Due to the nature of the work, these hours must be spread over the five working days of the week.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is the 29th October 2017, with interview dates yet to be confirmed.

Please quote reference SL13530 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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