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Grants Clerk

Applications are invited for the post of Research Grants Clerk to work within this extremely busy section. The main responsibilities of the role include the maintenance of the grants administration databases, inputting grant transactions using the Cambridge University Finance System (CUFS), recoding invoices/ expense claims, monitoring expenditure miscoding on active grants, investigating/finally closing old purchase orders, raising timesheets for individuals on multiple funding sources, chasing final grant reports and general admin office duties such as filing etc.

The ideal candidate will be able to work quickly and accurately. Previous experience of working in a financial role and using computerised financial accounting systems and spreadsheets would be an advantage. Good computing and communication skills are essential. Minimum educational requirement : 5 or more GCSEs to include both English and Maths at Grade B or above. A friendly, flexible attitude is essential.

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 quote reference PH14803 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Liz Willstead ( or if your questions relate to the application process, please contact the Departmental Personnel Team (

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