Centre for Regenerative Medicine

Finance Administrator, IRR (Closing: 05 Sep 22)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Administrator within the Institute for Regeneration and Repair (IRR) at the University of Edinburgh to provide wide-ranging, professional, effective and efficient administrative support for IRR finance operational areas.

This post will have responsibility for supporting multiple financial processes including the placement of orders, financial reconciliations, raising invoices and approving internal transactions. The staff member will be part of a collaborative finance team within the institute covering three academic research centres and additional speciality research units. This post will primarily provide administration support for the Centre for Regenerative Medicine including the Centre Manager and the Centre Finance Officer. The post will be based in a busy and vibrant support office with a collaborative approach to working in combination with an independence for the post-holder to prioritise their own workload on a daily basis. This post is open-ended, based at the BioQuarter campus in South East Edinburgh and available to start at the earliest convenience of the applicant.

The institute for Regeneration and Repair is at a key phase in its development. We have a new building complex opening this year on the Edinburgh BioQuarter occurring in tandem with the delivery of a new finance system for the whole University. This is an excellent opportunity for a member of staff to join an institute-wide collaborative team, have significant impact, and support the delivery of novel and exciting research and development by our staff and students. Although prior experience of Higher Education finance systems would be an advantage, we will be providing full in-job training and are open to applications from finance administrators with experience from all fields.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Finance and administration experience
  • Proven experience of working effectively in a team
  • Ability to work independently, to use initiative and prioritise own work
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft office systems
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new skills rapidly and adapt to change


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