Grant Finance Officer


Up to £22500 per annum


United Kingdom,--Manchester

Job Type



Grant Finance Officer

Manchester City Centre


Fixed Term Contact March 2025 may go perm.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the world's largest education providers who bring world-class expertise to the UK education sector. With more than a decade's experience in the UK, complementing wider delivery across Europe, North America, Australasia, the Middle East, and Asia. They design and deliver transformational projects in education, leadership, and professional development.

Due to expansion, they are now seeking a Grant Finance Officer to manage a £3,000,000 budget on a fixed term contract until March 2025.

Job Description

  • Ensure that robust project management processes and procedures are implemented and continuously improved.
  • Working closely with the Programme Manager and Officer to review and finalise progress reports.
  • Manage the grant payment processes once reports are finalised and approved.
  • Provide the required information to the finance team so that accurate and timely grant payments are made.
  • Monthly reconciliation of the grant account to ensure that grant payments are accurate.
  • Support the Head of Finance UK with the grant auditing process.
  • Setting up new grant-approved providers in the system and conducting the onboarding process.
  • Producing detailed expenditure lists, ensuring budget overview for each service with a full understanding of the cost of each service and the level of grant funding
  • Provide monthly financial reports to budget holders incorporating actual costs and forecasted, committed cost. To alert budget holders to possible budget threats.
  • Answer and respond to queries on the grant processes.
  • Understand and follow strict GDPR processes and ensure that data is accurately recorded and secure.
  • Ensure the project plan is adhered to, supporting milestones and KPI achievement.


  • Experience working with finance processes and procedures, including recording income and expenditure.
  • Finance qualification Degree / AAT
  • Proven ability to work in and across teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple/competing priorities.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Confident in communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Desirable experience in grant management.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Experience/knowledge Managing Processes; Administration; Reporting Skills.

For a confidential chat please call Peter on 01772 278078

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