The University of Southampton is home to the Wessex Institute which oversees a number of research funding programmes, including those that are managed on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR).
A vacancy has arisen for a Finance Manager within the Finance Team based at Chilworth. You will join an enthusiastic and cohesive team working flexibly to add maximum value to the management of health and social care research across the globe.
As Finance Manager, you will be confident working independently and will adapt and refine working practices when necessary. You must have a strong financial background, particularly within the areas of forecasting and budgeting. With proven organisational skills, you will be able to multi-task and will be confident using the MS Office suite, particularly Excel. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to constantly re-evaluate and re-prioritise your workload to reflect the ever-changing needs of a busy team environment.
Experience in the financial aspects of funding health research overseas, specifically in low middle income countries would be of benefit to this role.
You should have strong financial experience backed by working towards a CCAB qualification and have an interest in supporting the development of health research globally. You will need to be able to work well as part of a team, which is committed to adding maximum value to the management of health research.
We offer excellent benefits including generous holidays, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly and pleasant working environment.
For further information please contact Nicola Porteous, Senior Finance Manager, email / telephone 023 8059 5633.
Please apply online on our website, making sure you complete all the screens and ensuring that you attach a full CV (including current salary), together with a supporting document stating reasons for applying (no more than 500 words).
The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote vacancy reference number 923617VB on all correspondence.
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.