Grant & Project Finance Officer

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Job Details

£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Full-time - Permanent
20 Sep 2020 - 23:30
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CPI in a nutshell

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work

You will be responsible for supporting the financial delivery of private and grant funded projects, administrating the financial requirements of all grant offer letters and private contracts, analysing costs and timesheets to ensure they are eligible, correctly coded and within budget. You will support the finance function in processing CPI Group accounting journal entries and reconciliations, maintaining project cash flows and forecasting, and providing audit preparation and assistance according to agreed procedures and deadlines.

You will work in a collaborative manner with other departments across CPI, supporting delivery of grant and project management services in line with departmental targets and objectives. You will support the continuous improvement, development, management and project accounting systems and procedures. 

The person we are seeking

It is essential that you are educated to Level 3 or equivalent in a business related discipline. The successful candidate holding an AAT or equivalent Accountancy qualification or being educated to HND level or equivalent in a business related discipline, is desirable. 

You will have previous experience and knowledge of Grant Claim Production in ERDF or Horizon 2020 and have a proven track record of working with grant funding. The successful candidate will have knowledge of public sector performance requirements, EU procurement rules and experience of completing month end processes, and have experience in the use of Microsoft programmes including Outlook and Excel.

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, this includes:

  • Up to 33 days holiday, including bank holidays – Plus a holiday purchasing scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance and accident insurance schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Free parking

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Additional information

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.

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