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Job id: 092246. Salary: £43,205 - £50,585 including LWA.

Posted: 03 July 2024. Closing date: 14 July 2024.

Business unit: Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine. Department: Biomed Eng & Imaging Sci School Office.

Contact details: Sarah Jeffrey.

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.


About us:


The role sits within the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences, and specifically within the Research Department of Imaging Chemistry and Biology based at St Thomas’ hospital campus.

The School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences is advancing healthcare engineering research, teaching, and entrepreneurship by bringing life-changing medical technologies to patients and clinicians faster.

We are driven by the ambition to improve the way we deliver healthcare through advanced engineering. The School trains the next generation of world-class biomedical engineers and prioritises collaboration between researchers, clinicians and industry.

Our students and researchers break down barriers between disciplines to deliver faster translation of research into the clinic. By being embedded within one of the UK's largest NHS Trusts, we can improve the quality of life for patients around the world.

More information:

About the role:

This is a key role within the Senior Management Team of the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences. The post holder will be responsible to the School Manager, as part of the team ensuring that high quality financial data is provided to the School.

The successful candidate will support all aspects of management accounting including budgeting and forecasting, monitoring and reporting of income and expenditure, and development of new processes and procedures. You will have a strong team ethic and excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to maintain accuracy and to manage multiple workstreams.

•       Provide strategic insight, analysis and advice on finance to the School

•       Monitor and report on all management accounts, keeping up to date reports for start-up funds and education budgets

•       Financial and research grant management for London Institute for Biomedical Engineering and associated Centres (e.g. MAISI, KiTECH, AI Centre, DHH) and School Research Facilities, plus generic post award support

•       Manage the PGR student finance

•       Manage the TRAC process for the Research Facilities

•       Manage equipment procurement for orders over £50K

•       Respond to queries

•       Ensure compliance with the College’s financial regulations and funder policies.

•       Line manage a Finance Officer

This is a full time post permanent role.

About you: (the candidate)

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

1.      Educated to degree level or substantial relevant experience  

2.      Experience of producing reliable financial data 

3.      Advanced IT skills, especially MS Excel, PowerBi 

4.      Experience of a major accounting package  

5.      Excellent communication skills at all levels of seniority  

6.      Conscientious, with a good eye for accuracy & detail 

7.      Able to identify problems and provide solutions 

8.      Higher Education or public sector experience

Desirable criteria

1.      Knowledge of financial processes and regulations associated with a university/ research environment  

2.      Experience of managing substantial and complex grant awards in excess of £10M   

3.      Experience of generating financial costings for research grant applications in worktribe 

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.