Riverlane builds ground-breaking software to unleash the power of quantum computers. Backed by leading venture-capital funds and the University of Cambridge, we develop software that transforms quantum computers from experimental technology into commercial products.
You will join our cross-disciplinary team of software developers, mathematicians, quantum information theorists, computational chemists and physicists – all world experts in their fields. Our collaborative, close-knit team has a track record of delivering high-quality R&D across the full quantum stack. As a growing company, you will have the freedom to think independently and creatively, as well as contribute to Riverlane’s business development.
We offer a competitive salary, equity options, and relocation costs.
About the role
The successful post-holder will provide administrative support for both grant and finance functions at Riverlane, ensuring that they run smoothly and efficiently. Reporting to the COO, the Grants Administrator will prepare R&D budgets, lead reporting for active grants, prepare claim submissions and oversee our annual R&D tax credit submission.
*This role could be completed on a full- or part-time (at least 0.6FTE) basis. We can flex the responsibilities accordingly.
What you will do
Grant administration (80%)
Oversee the entire grant portfolio at Riverlane
Set up and oversee submission of grant applications on funding portals
Prepare budgets for grant applications
Build excellent working relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders, including accountants and funding bodies
Lead reporting for active grants, requesting relevant information from staff, working ahead of deadlines and ensuring compliance with funder terms and conditions
Flag up issues and ensure appropriate action is taken where applicable
Support Riverlane staff to prepare for Steering Committee and Monitoring meetings
Maintain clear and comprehensive system for tracking hours spent on grants and core R&D activity at Riverlane
Prepare and submit finance claims and forecasts for active grants, ensuring accuracy of financial information
Monitor and chase income and ensure that actions needed to enable payment are performed in a timely manner
Collate and prepare information for audit purposes
Everyone is welcome at Riverlane. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from eligible and suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity/paternity.