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Funding Accountant (Part-time - 16 hours)

Location: Blyth

Salary: Up to £35,000 pa (pro rata)

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 165531

My client, based in Blyth, are seeking a Funding Accountant to join their finance team on a part time basis. As funding accountant, you will be responsible for ensuring that the business operates within a robust financial control environment where accurate and relevant management information is provided to both internal and external stakeholders. More specifically, you will administrer tight financial control and demonstrate a deep understanding around the various funding streams of the business, most notably, ERDF, BEIS and European grants.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Administer ERDF funded projects where appropriate, adhering rigidly to DCLG guidelines in order to minimise risk of clawback

  • Administer European funded claims, ensuring the appropriate documentation is kept on file and the accuracy of submissions in order to minimise the risk of clawback

  • Administer BEIS funded claims, producing financial milestone outputs along side working closely with the finance processing team to settle invoices and thereby enabling reimbursement of funds

  • Preparation of monthly revenue journals in relation to above streams as and when appropriate

  • Awareness of overall funding requirements and as such show a willingness to work closely with various colleagues throughout the business to ensure all outputs, including non-financial are delivered

  • Ad Hoc Projects as required given the rapid growth of the business



In order to be considered for this opportunity, your CV must demonstrate the following skills and experience:


  • Qualified Accountant (QBE will be considered)

  • Strong Communication Skills - both written and verbal

  • Ability to effectively prioritise workload and work to funding deadlines

  • Confidence to work with individuals from across the organisation at all seniority levels

  • Team player and self-starter with ability to work with minimum supervision and work proactively using their own initiative

  • Technically able with up to date knowledge of UK Reporting requirements and strong analytical skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook software

  • Knowledge of SAGE accounting software advantageous

  • Public company background advantageous

  • ERDF, BEIS, FP7 and Horizon 2020 knowledge highly desirable



If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this opportuntiy, please send an up to date CV along with a supporting statement highlighting your suitability for the role to liamoconnor@nrgplc.com now to apply!



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