Project Accountant

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Project Accountant – Glasgow - £40k-50k DOE – Temp Contract - Hybrid Working 

Are you interested in working for a leading Scottish University where you will be valued within a large, friendly finance team?

Do you want an exciting new opportunity to work in a supportive, inclusive and fast-paced environment?

You want to work in an organisation that will invest in developing your skills and knowledge?


What your day to day will look like?

  • Providing high quality advice and guidance on research management
  • Building relationships with funding bodies or customers.
  • Using costing models to produce high quality and accurate costings.
  • Delivering a user-focused service that addresses clients' needs effectively.
  • Proficiently using relevant IT systems
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Bid preparation / Tendering process
  • Dealing with EU funding and grant applications


What skills are we looking for?


  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to prioritise competing demands
  • Ability to challenge assumptions and practices.
  • Resilient and durable, able to maintain momentum in the face of obstacles and setbacks.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Highly developed communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Commercial awareness and a strong understanding of risk management
  • Strong IT and analytical skills
  • Finance and accounting skills
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance in relation to funder requirements.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing environments


  • Fluency in another European language


What Knowledge or qualifications do I need?


  • A degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Detailed knowledge of costing models/systems and applying these
  • An understanding of financial management.
  • Knowledge of research management processes
  • An awareness of the higher education research environment.


  • Knowledge and understanding of typical terms and conditions of grants and contracts
  • Knowledge of EU funding schemes, their rules and their processes
  • Detailed knowledge of higher education research processes and environment.



Get in touch with James Walker at and or simply click the apply button below to send in your CV.

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated as such.

Temp or Contract
Accountancy & Finance
Job Posted: 
Fri, 26 Jan 2024
Closing Date: 
Fri, 23 Feb 2024

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