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  • Job reference number:15320971
  • Posted on:08-FEB-2018
  • Salary:EUR 40,000 - 50,000
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Grants Funding Officer/Consultant

Location: Car owner essential (will be required to visit clients across 26 counties). Otherwise working from a Dublin Office location

Salary: €40-50K Neg DOE

The ideal candidate will have a background in Financial Research/Grants Administration and will have experience working with a Funding Agencies or State Agency. An Financial/Accountancy qualification is perferred but not essential


Initial point of contact for public sector funding agencies, Irish universities, Institutes of technology and other stakeholders

Coordinating the financial management and administration of a number of research based projects across multiple funding Programmes, including:

  • Pre Grant Award financial administration and reporting control
  • Post Grant Award financial administration and reporting control including:
    • Co-ordination of processing, reviewing and certification of grant claims submissions
    • Management of query process and provision of technical support to funding bodies and other stakeholders
    • Management of multiple funding programs including, recommitment and compliance
    • Provision of on-going support and advice to funding bodies and other stakeholders
  • Management and completion of audits of multiple research programmes performed by Third Level Universities and Institutes of Technology, on behalf of national and EU funding Agencies
  • Supervision and review of audit teams
  • Co-ordination and scheduling of audit resources.
  • Review of other teams members work and preparation of compliance reports
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time


Third level qualification ior equivalent, ideally in a Accounting or Business related area

Clear understanding of national and EU funding programs and audit requirements thereof

Understanding of on-line grant management portals would be desirable

Familiarity with third level research accounting functions and processes

Required Skills:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to deal with queries both over the phone and in person

Ability to organise workload and manage project teams

Ability to manage competing priorities

Ability to work to deadlines and to take decisions

Excellent attention to detail with an ability to use initiative and maintain confidentiality at all times

Excellent working knowledge of Excel and good working knowledge of other MS Office applications

Car owner with full, clean driving licence

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