To provide dedicated finance expertise, insight and business partnering to UKRI-MRC, working closely with stakeholders to add financial awareness to decision making, and deliver outcomes that are in line with Council and UKRI priorities.
Key Areas of Accountability
Leadership / teamwork / collaborationBuild & maintain good working relationships with colleagues & partners and provide input and adviceSupport Budget holders and Senior Leadership Teams to effectively manage their programmes through the provision of timely, accurate and complete financial information, advice, and constructive challengeUnderstand the linkages and dependencies between the different Councils and funding streams within UKRI by actively working with other Finance Business Partners and colleagues across UKRI to seek opportunities for improvement, change and efficiency within Finance, strengthening internal controls, financial analysis, and effective management of programmes and promoting a culture of teamwork To deputise for the Head of Finance on a range of issues, if and when required
Delivery / programmes / projects / processPerform a range of reporting and control functions, positioning Finance to work with the business and link budgets to delivery plans and business casesLead the LMS team of Finance staff in delivering an effective financial business partnering service to the assigned area/sTo ensure accruals and pre-payments are done in line with Financial regulationsThat all income for recharges to collaborators are processed in a timely mannerRegularly discuss the projects financial performance with internal and external partners such as JRO and UKRITo ensure new projects are set up in a timely manner and incorporated in the Finance systemManage the asset verification and capitalisation on a monthly basisEnsure compliance with internal financial, BEIS and HMG controls within assigned business areas
This job description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main duties and responsibilities only. The post holder will need to be flexible in developing the role in conjunction with their line manager. The post holder may be asked to carry out any other delegated duty or task that is in line with the post.