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Finance and Research Support Administrator

Centre for Health Economics
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
24,983 - 30,688 a year
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Role Description

The Centre for Health Economics is looking to appoint a full-time Finance and Research Support Administrator.  This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Head of Department, research team leaders, PrincipaI Investigators and the University Research, Grants and Contracts Office to provide specialist financial support and advice to the department. You will be responsible for the administration, monitoring, management and planning of all financial activities.

The finance function in CHE is currently fulfilled by two part-time Finance and Research Support Officers and one part-time Finance and Research Support Administrator. Our department and research income has grown and now need to increase the capacity of the finance team. We wish to appoint a full-time post to start as soon as possible   We are looking for an individual who works well as part of a team and has excellent communication skills.

You will be expected to contribute to financial management to achieve effective and efficient use of research funding and resources through administration of budgets and financial control systems. You will work closely with relevant staff to ensure that aspects of research project funding are managed efficiently. Providing pre and post-funding award support, assisting with preparation and costing of research funding proposals liaison with external organisations and collaborators, and monitoring budgets on current projects.

We are looking for a confident pro-active individual who is a finance specialist. An AAT qualification or equivalent experience is required. The ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy is essential.

Informal enquiries should be made to Please contact Trish Smith, Centre Manager (email: or Martin Chalkley (email: Enquiries can also be made to HR Recruitment (email:

Salary will be within the range: £24,983 - £30,688 a year and the post is available on a fixed term contract for 2 years. The post is offered on a full-time basis although part-time applications minimum of 0.8fte worked over 5 days will be considered

Closing date: 26 November 2017

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