Assistant Research Manager, Finance Office (Contract)

Assistant Research Manager, Finance Office (Contract)

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(1-Year Wholetime Contract - Grade 5)

Applications are invited from internal applicants for the above post.

Research is a core activity of the University ; it is fuelled by external research income. The continuation of this expenditure stream (circa €63M p.a.) is dependent on accurate and timely reporting. This reporting function is facilitated by the Assistant Research Accounts Manager.The Post-holder must also deputise for the Research Manager in her absence.

The successful candidate will -

  • Be a qualified accountant with at least 3 years financial accounting and reporting experience in a large organisation, excellent communication skills, self motivatedand exercise of own initiative on a wide variety of issues.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, as the role requires the post holder to have widespread interaction and create relationships with senior personnel both inside and outside the College. This role in general involves a lot of problem resolving with Project Leaders and employees on projects.
  • Have experience ideally of effective people management skills as the jobholder is expected to deputise for the Research Manager in her absence.
  • Demonstrate excellent IT skills.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail. Accuracy of information prepared is critical as any errors would have financial implications for the University.
  • Demonstrate ability to work under pressure and with multiple deadlines

Salary scale [new entrants]: €39,448- €49,024 depending on qualifications and experience .

For full details of this post see attached document.

Completed application forms should be returned to

Department of Human Resources, UCC

Tel: 021 4902671 / Fax 021 4276995


Closing date: Friday 8 June 2007

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Human Resources

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