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RESEARCH ACCOUNTANT COVER LETTER EXAMPLE

Dear Mr. Smith,

Upon review of your posting for research accountant at you organization, I was eager to send my resume for your review. As an enthusiastic expert with years of serving experience, I'm qualified to make an immediate and positive impact on your business in this position.

My work experience has qualified me to excel as your new research accountant. My additional strengths in time management, team working, and problem solving, support me to thrive in this position.

Highlights of my career background & resume responsibilities for this job include:

- Ensure an in-depth understanding of terms for assigned funder(s) & maintain this understanding by building professional relationships with funding bodies. provide advice to principal investigators & research centre directors about terms & conditions within the funder portfolio.

- In partnership with the research funding unit & principal investigators, complete costings for grant proposals, contract negotiations, contract extensions & change requests for medium & high- risk projects with the assigned funder(s). carry out credit checks for commercial funders & collaborative partners & report any high-risk customers or collaborators when required.

- Review claims & invoices for the assigned funder(s) for medium & high-risk projects ready for submission by the assistant accountant (research). ensure evidence is available & that it meets the funder requirements & advise pis of any issues arising from the review.

- Line-management responsibility of the assistant accountant(s) (research), including all necessary management administration & by providing mentoring & support to compile estimates, financial plans & quarterly forecasts.

- Ensure new projects are established promptly & efficiently following handover from the research funding unit. includes (but is not limited to): monitoring the status of awards from assigned funder(s), ensuring allocation to assistant accountant (research) upon award, confirm risk analysis of projects & approval requests for early codes.

- Undertake regular project reviews at the direction of the head of finance & compliance, paying special attention to slippage & then working with colleagues to fully utilise the grant. provide analysis for work in progress & other key performance indicators & assist with other management reporting.

- Manage the external audit process for projects under the assigned funder(s). including (but not limited to) arranging & appointing external audit reviewers & deal with external auditors queries during spot check audits.

- Carry out the internal audit reviews process for projects under the assigned funder(s), including ensuring that all documentation meets the funder requirements. medium & high-risk projects are to be reviewed on an ad hoc basis & at each claim period.

- Contribute to the ref submission process through the activities of the research finance & compliance unit by ensuring that data, systems & processes relating to tracking & reporting on research income meet the necessary requirements for the submission process.

- Dealing with forecasting for q2 between qxl (old system) & agresso (new system) making sure projects reconciled & any slippage is accountant for & highlighted to project managers based on actuals compared to budgets & revised forecasts.

- Maintaining monthly financial reporting to project managers with commentaries & report to committees, funding bodies (quarterly) & directors upon p&l & balance sheet.

- Chart of accounts maintenance including p&l & balance sheet reporting of capital / fa register.

With my excellent knowledge, skill, abilities and previous experience, I could swiftly surpass your expectations as 'research accountant'. I look forward to discussing the position in further detail. Thank you for your consideration.


Sincerely,
Flori Rothenberg

RESEARCH ACCOUNTANT RESUME SAMPLE

Job title / level: research accountant I



Job description duties:

- Ensure an in-depth understanding of terms for assigned funder(s) & maintain this understanding by building professional relationships with funding bodies. provide advice to principal investigators & research centre directors about terms & conditions within the funder portfolio.

- In partnership with the research funding unit & principal investigators, complete costings for grant proposals, contract negotiations, contract extensions & change requests for medium & high- risk projects with the assigned funder(s). carry out credit checks for commercial funders & collaborative partners & report any high-risk customers or collaborators when required.

- Review claims & invoices for the assigned funder(s) for medium & high-risk projects ready for submission by the assistant accountant (research). ensure evidence is available & that it meets the funder requirements & advise pis of any issues arising from the review.

- Line-management responsibility of the assistant accountant(s) (research), including all necessary management administration & by providing mentoring & support to compile estimates, financial plans & quarterly forecasts.

- Ensure new projects are established promptly & efficiently following handover from the research funding unit. includes (but is not limited to): monitoring the status of awards from assigned funder(s), ensuring allocation to assistant accountant (research) upon award, confirm risk analysis of projects & approval requests for early codes.

- Undertake regular project reviews at the direction of the head of finance & compliance, paying special attention to slippage & then working with colleagues to fully utilise the grant. provide analysis for work in progress & other key performance indicators & assist with other management reporting.

- Manage the external audit process for projects under the assigned funder(s). including (but not limited to) arranging & appointing external audit reviewers & deal with external auditors queries during spot check audits.

- Carry out the internal audit reviews process for projects under the assigned funder(s), including ensuring that all documentation meets the funder requirements. medium & high-risk projects are to be reviewed on an ad hoc basis & at each claim period.

- Contribute to the ref submission process through the activities of the research finance & compliance unit by ensuring that data, systems & processes relating to tracking & reporting on research income meet the necessary requirements for the submission process.

- Dealing with forecasting for q2 between qxl (old system) & agresso (new system) making sure projects reconciled & any slippage is accountant for & highlighted to project managers based on actuals compared to budgets & revised forecasts.

- Maintaining monthly financial reporting to project managers with commentaries & report to committees, funding bodies (quarterly) & directors upon p&l & balance sheet.

- Chart of accounts maintenance including p&l & balance sheet reporting of capital / fa register.

Type of Job Contract
Full Time
Education Degree
n/a
Total Career Experience
7 Years of Exp.
Marital Status
Single
Driving license
No
Target Job
research accountant II
Working Availability
1 Week
Expected Salary
negotiable
Fields of Interest
physics

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