Task 1 D 1- Supporting financial and technical reporting

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Subtasks

Subtask 1 - Provide guidance and advise on the process

Subtask 2 - Communicating   roles and responsibilities

Subtask 3 - Guiding to the correct internal contact or information

Related skills and competences

Description of the Task

  • Provide guidance and advise on the process
  • Communicating roles and responsibilities
  • Guiding to the correct internal contact or information

Skills

Key Skills required to be able to effectively complete the task

  • Accuracy - attention to detail
  • Accuracy - checking figures and guidelines
  • Numeracy - applying costing model
  • Numeracy - costing post
  • Accuracy - checking data
  • Communication - external and internal report writing
  • Administrative - writing reports, taking minutes
  • Analytical - producing and checking reports
  • Communication - producing reports
  • Communication - report writing, conveying information clearly, presentation
  • Communication - written reports and verbal briefings
  • Communication -use of language in different contexts, reporting and presentation skills etc.
  • Influencing - ability to influence institutional staff and processes to ensure project finance requirements are met
  • Numeracy - costing and pricing, company finances, business plans, complex license stacking, share dilution etc.

Competencies

Key Competencies required to be able to effectively complete the task

Competence Detailed description
Project lifetime Project coordinating Co-ordinate project, which include supporting research team members, following the budget and writing reports, closeouts
Project financial management Monitor project spend and ensure compliance with funder's terms and conditions
Financial management of research institution Support financial management of research (incl. accounting, financial reports, budgeting)
Project lifetime Manage the process and ensure following of regulations
Project financial management Implement project finance systems and processes and monitor their effectiveness
Financial management of research institution Implement research finance, strategies, systems and processes and monitor their effectiveness
Project lifetime Develop strategies to maximise the institution's success in running projects
Project costing and pricing, cost sharing Develop costing and pricing strategies to maximise the institution's success in securing research funding
Project financial management Develop project finance systems and processes
Financial management of research institution Develop research finance strategies, systems and processes

Related content from BESTPRAC

Listed below are best practices (presentations, FAQs, etc.) shared during the BESTPRAC meetings, as well as external resources relevant for this task.
A given resource can be relevant for more than one task. For a list containing all documents (without task links) see here.

Financial Matters

Legal Aspects

Third Parties

Miscellaneous