ARU Summer Internship - Research Projects Auditor

ARU - Cambridge

Job Description

Location: Cambridge

Hours: Full time hours - 37 per week
Rate of pay: £9.50ph
Start Date: Monday 21st June
End Date: Friday 30th July


  • Reporting deadlines, and audit requirements for all of the Faculty’s funded research projects.
  • Working closely with the Research and Resources Team to understand their requirements for the mapping document and who will hold what data.
  • Reporting deadlines, and audit requirements for all of the Faculty’s funded research projects.
  • Development of a project reporting tool for the faculty which details when each project has to report, when funding is drawn-down, and what audit requirements there are on each project
  • Working with the lead academics on projects to understand the project details.
  • Researching funding bodies and reviewing documentation to summarise the key audit requirements for each funder and project.
  • Project specification documents for all projects:
  • ‘Cheat sheet’ for project claims, explanation of requirements and costing calculations
  • Mapping of project claim processes
  • A good understanding of Microsoft excel and visual basic desirable
  • Experience with Microsoft Visio desirable
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • Adaptability
  • Problem-solving
  • Critical thinking
Learning Outcomes:
  • Great opportunity to gain experience working within the faculty
  • Gain experience understanding and analysing efficiencies within research project workflow
  • Opportunity to grow the following baseline skill sets: Research, Planning, Problem solving, Organisational skills, Communication skills, Adaptability and Critical reasoning/observation/analysis
  • By developing field-specific skills in addition to baseline skills, undergraduates have an opportunity to gain valuable learning outcomes and real world experience within a University faculty environment. 
How to apply: Please click on the apply button and ensure your CV is up to date
Only successful candidates will be contacted due to the number of applications received

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