Temp - Accounts Administrator

Posted 14 February by Advantage Resourcing
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Our client is a well known University in London, they are looking for a Accounts Administrator to join their Accounts team on a 3-6 month temporary assignment.

Main purpose of the role:

Costing and researching grant applications, advising grant applicants on eligibility, funding guidelines as well as purchasing items required for the department

Knowledge, Education, Qualifications and Training

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.

  • GCSE or equivalent English and Mathematics at Grade C or above.

  • A thorough knowledge of UK research funding councils and application procedure


  • Experience of financial administration, ideally in a Higher Education setting

  • Experience of working within a small team and effectively contributing to overall goals and targets

  • Experience of maintaining and reporting accurate management information

  • Experience of research grant administration such as costing, submission and maintenance

Skills Required

  • Ability to understand, interpret and summarise complex information such as guidelines, procedures and rules.
  • Good time management, organisation and time-management skills with the ability to manage own workload with minimum supervision, whilst dealing with a range of conflicting priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and ability to communicate clearly to a range of audiences.
  • Proven ability to network and build relationships with key personnel in central departments and external organisation.

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Reference: 39965143

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