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Interim Finance Manager #883

c. £40,000 - £45,000 FTE
Hybrid or Remote, UK

6 month FTC

Our partner, an international charity, seeks an interim finance manager to support the international finance team. The successful candidate will be an all-rounder, with experience in preparing consolidated annual accounts, management accounts, whilst being hands on and taking on transactional elements of the role.
 

Responsibilities

  • Day to day accounting and administration, including posting transactions; payment of suppliers and staff expenses; international bank transfers to overseas country offices; setting up and processing regular giving payments, and processing one off donations; banking; and process monthly payroll.
  • Undertake reconciliations of bank and balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts, including BVA analysis and summaries, and income and expenditure reports for budget holders.
  • Prepare the annual consolidated accounts and financial statements, and support in the preparation of the annual audit, liaising with the overseas country offices.

Requirements

  • Qualified or part-qualified accountant with all-round experience working in a small team within an international charity. Experience of leading on the production of annual consolidated accounts as per charity SORP in the UK, management accounts & analysis, and managing day-to-day accounting and administrative tasks.
  • Hands on, able to manage a varied workload.
  • Strong business partnering skills, able to work with finance and non-finance staff in the UK and overseas offices, budget holders and liaise with third parties, including banks and auditors.
  • Strong communication skills.

This is a part-time role (3-4 days/week), that can be done either remotely or hybrid, coming into the office 1 day/week. All candidates (even remote) must be based in the UK and have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. This is a 6 month parental leave cover. An immediate start is preferred.

International Grant Audit Manager (German speaking) #890

International Development Assurance
Highly competitive
Hybrid London/ Remote UK

Permanent

Leading international development grant assurance specialists seek experienced German speaking audit professional for exciting management opportunities. 

Responsibilities

  • Travelling internationally to a wide range of locations, on a regular basis, conducting audits or special assignments; working with, and supporting NGOs, public sector organisations & institutional donors such as the United Nations.
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of public sector audit issues and techniques and provide guidance to other team members based on previous experience;
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of public sector structures and the legal and contractual frameworks in which the assignments are performed and provide guidance to other team members based on previous experience;
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and provide guidance to other team members based on previous experience;
  • Be involved in the assignment process from planning to finalisation;
  • Prepare a tailored plan for large or complex assignments based on an understanding of the terms of reference;
  • Lead assignment fieldwork teams including locally based staff for large or complex assignments;
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify the findings on an assignment and write them up in a detailed, precise and clear way in the assignment report;
  • Lead opening meetings and present the audit findings at closing meetings;
  • Conduct assignments in a sceptical but constructive manner;
  • Draft a report for each assignment on a timely basis;
  • Be responsible for completing the audit programme and audit file;
  • Be aware of assignment deadlines and work with the team to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Monitor the time spent on assignments against budget and discuss with the Manager if budget overruns are anticipated;
  • Prepare proposals for specific assignments within a framework contract
  • Contribute to drafting tenders;
  • Identify potential opportunities for obtaining new work. Take action to follow up such opportunities with a manager/partner;
  • Develop internal contacts and demonstrate an awareness of the services offered by other departments in the firm;

Internal development 

  • Provide on the job training and guidance to more junior team members throughout the assignment process;
  • Contribute to office-based training sessions including development of training material;
  • Conduct induction training for new staff members;
  • Do job appraisals for more junior team members;
  • Check that the staff planner is kept up to date for each assignment;

Please note, if you are not a fluent Spanishspeaker similar opportunities may be available - so please apply. 

For more details on the role and organisation please apply. 

Finance Director, Papua New Guinea #884

Competitive
PNG, Asia

18 - 24 month FTC

Our partner is a leading environmental organisation with impactful programmes in PNG. They are seeking a Finance Director to oversee the finance function; provide strategic analysis and advisory support; and financial & donor reporting.
 

Responsibilities

  • Financial oversight of the programme – this includes ensuring that there is a strong control environment across the HQ and regional offices, that policies and guidelines are properly understood and implemented, properly manage and account for income, and monitor banking, cash and cash advances and expenditure.
  • Prepare and submit the annual accounts & statutory returns, ensuring that these are compliant with local laws and requirements.
  • Financial management – creation and review of the organisational budget, oversee the monthly close and reconciliations, and prepare financial & KPI reports, and cashflow management.
  • Grants compliance, management and reporting – supporting in budget creation for new grants proposals, monitoring expenditure versus grants income, ensuring that all project finance activities are compliant with grants requirements, providing financial oversight to sub-grantees, and preparing donor/grants reports.
  • Undertaking due diligence on, and overseeing compliance and reporting from sub-grantees, supporting them with capacity building as required..
  • Lead in the preparation of donor and other local audits, ensuring that the organisation is tax & legally compliant to the regulations in PNG.
  • Assess and mitigate financial risks, safeguard the organisational asset.
  • Coaching and building confidence and capacity of the local finance team.

Requirements

  • A bachelors degree in accounting or finance; additionally an MBA or an accounting qualification is strongly preferred.
  • Senior finance professional with at least five years of experience of leading the country finance function of a charity that is complex, both in terms of projects, but also portfolio of funding. Previous experience of working in a complex environment such as PNG is desirable.
  • Willing to be hands on, alongside offering strategic advisory support.
  • Strong technical accounting, financial management, reporting and grants compliance, management and reporting experience.
  • Significant experience in the compliance and management of grants from institutional donors, including the US and European governments.
  • Experience of developing a team, and building capacity of finance staff and staff in partner/sub-grantee organisations.
  • Effective communicator.

Finance Manager #882

c. £45,000 - £47,000
Hybrid, London UK

Permanent

Our partner, an organisation working to support refugees and displaced persons, seeks a Finance Manager. This is a key role within the organisation, ensuring strong controls and processes are in place, overseeing their budgeting and financial management, and their grants compliance & reporting.
 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare the annual organisational budget, long-term forecasts, cashflow forecasts and re-forecasts.
  • Lead on preparing the monthly management accounts, budget vs. actual analysis and commentaries.
  • Preparing and filing the annual accounts, and in preparing for the annual audit, dealing with auditor queries and addressing/implementing any recommendations made.
  • Ensure tax compliance, including filing of VAT and GiftAid claims.
  • Support in preparing proposals for donor budgets,and in reviewing and negotiating donor contracts
  • Lead in the due diligence for new and existing partners, ensure that they understand donor compliance and reporting requirements, and meet these.
  • Grants compliance and reporting.

Requirements

  • Qualified accountant with at least five years of experience in a finance role within an international charity / not for profit covering financial accounting, including filing year-end accounts for charities, management accounting and financial management.
  • Experience in budgeting and financial monitoring.
  • Experience in developing and strengthening internal controls and processes.
  • Experience in full grants cycle management, including management of implementing partners/grantees.
  • Strong IT skills, including intermediate/advanced Excel skills.
  • Finance business partner, able to work effectively with finance and non-finance staff, external stakeholders including partners and consultants and donors.
  • Flexible, able to manage a varied workload and deadlines.

This is a UK-based role; the successful candidate will have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. The successful candidate will be expected to be in the office 2 days/week in London.

International Grant Audit Manager (Spanish speaking) #890

International Development Assurance
Highly competitive
Hybrid London/ Remote UK

Permanent

Leading international development grant assurance specialists seek experienced Spanish speaking audit professional for exciting management opportunities. 

Responsibilities

  • Travelling internationally to a wide range of locations, on a regular basis, conducting audits or special assignments; working with, and supporting NGOs, public sector organisations & institutional donors such as the United Nations.
  • Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of public sector audit issues and techniques and provide guidance to other team members based on previous experience;
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of public sector structures and the legal and contractual frameworks in which the assignments are performed and provide guidance to other team members based on previous experience;
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and provide guidance to other team members based on previous experience;
  • Be involved in the assignment process from planning to finalisation;
  • Prepare a tailored plan for large or complex assignments based on an understanding of the terms of reference;
  • Lead assignment fieldwork teams including locally based staff for large or complex assignments;
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify the findings on an assignment and write them up in a detailed, precise and clear way in the assignment report;
  • Lead opening meetings and present the audit findings at closing meetings;
  • Conduct assignments in a sceptical but constructive manner;
  • Draft a report for each assignment on a timely basis;
  • Be responsible for completing the audit programme and audit file;
  • Be aware of assignment deadlines and work with the team to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Monitor the time spent on assignments against budget and discuss with the Manager if budget overruns are anticipated;
  • Prepare proposals for specific assignments within a framework contract
  • Contribute to drafting tenders;
  • Identify potential opportunities for obtaining new work. Take action to follow up such opportunities with a manager/partner;
  • Develop internal contacts and demonstrate an awareness of the services offered by other departments in the firm;

Internal development 

  • Provide on the job training and guidance to more junior team members throughout the assignment process;
  • Contribute to office-based training sessions including development of training material;
  • Conduct induction training for new staff members;
  • Do job appraisals for more junior team members;
  • Check that the staff planner is kept up to date for each assignment;

Please note, if you are not a fluent Spanishspeaker similar opportunities may be available - so please apply. 

For more details on the role and organisation please apply. 

Country Finance & Admin Manager #876

Humanitarian
c. €50,000 - €55,000, net of local taxes
Bangui, CAR, Africa

12 month FTC (renewable)

Our partner, a humanitarian organisation, has programmes focussing on peacebuilding initiatives, improved quality of and access to education and the opportunity to earn livelihoods. They are seeking an experienced Country Finance Manager for their growing programme in the Central African Republic.
 

Responsibilities

  • Provide full financial oversight of the operations in CAR, covering the main office in Bangui and field operations, ensuring that these are properly compliant with local tax & other regulatory requirements.
  • Develop, strengthen and implement strong controls, processes and policies in all the offices, ensuring that staff understand these and offer coaching on them as required.
  • Lead on the financial accounting and reporting, including the year-end accounts and audit preparation.
  • Lead on country financial management, including preparation of management accounts, analysis, developing the organisational budget and cashflow forecasts and re-forecasts.
  • Lead on full cycle grants management, including cost recovery, donor compliance, management & reporting, and preparing for donor audits.
  • Provide oversight on HR, including ensuring compliance to the local laws & requirements, developing staff policies, and managing staff growth.
  • Provide oversight on procurement.

Requirements

  • Qualified accountant, or experienced accountant with an accounting/finance degree, with at least 5 years of experience leading the finance function of a growing INGO working in a complex/fragile state.
  • Strong experience of developing controls, policies and processes in a complex/fragile state, and in an organisation with HQ and field operations.
  • Strong grants management & compliance experience – specifically of institutional grants, including government grants as well as UN agency funding.
  • Experience in procurement, HR & administration.
  • Strong systems skills (ERP) and advanced MSExcel skills.
  • Developed organisational, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Resilient and adaptable.
  • Bilingual – English & French

The salary is net of local taxes. Additionally, the benefits package is extremely generous, with additional hardship & accommodation allowances, R&R and additional 30 days of annual leave. The successful applicant will be based in Bangui, with some travel to field offices.

International Controls & Audit Manager - Development Projects #881

International Development Assurance
Highly competitive
London/ Remote hybrid UK

Permanent

World leader in International Assurance for globally operating donor institutions seeks experienced audit manager for new and challenging role with primary responsibility to support the Quality & Risk function in the provision of risk management, helping client teams to understand and adhere to the firm’s policies and procedures in carrying out their roles to provide quality audit and assurance services to the donor sector.

You’ll be someone who is both comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and business partners to help businesses effectively. You’ll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing delivery and providing additional services to stakeholder organisations. This team within the Advisory group work closely with global institutions such as UN agencies, the European Commission, Foundations and other Development Agencies, particularly those involved in international development. This team of sector experts provide assurance services, including financial and systems audits, certifications, internal control assessments, technical assistance, and consultancy services to international institutions.

You’ll support the Quality & Risk function ensure operational effectiveness embedding and monitoring of Quality & Risk principles and procedures within contract teams across the department. You’ll work closely with Partners and leadership on quality reviews of client assignments, analysing root causes of quality weaknesses and support continuous improvement. You’ll help to review policies and procedures to make sure they are compliant and fit for purpose.

Experience

  • Experience in the audit / assurance sector
  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/DEC/CIMA or equivalent);
  • Knowledge of professional standards applicable to our work (e.g. ISQM 1, ISRS 4400, ISAs, ISAE 3000)
  • No formal risk management knowledge is required, although awareness, understanding or an interest in this area and the impact from the regulatory environment will be beneficial.
  • Ability to research, analyse, interpret, apply good judgement and communicate effectively to provide the support of the Quality & Risk processes of the firm
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively to identify ways to improve quality
  • Professional level of communication – both verbal and written

Overview

This is a new role with primary responsibility to support IIDA’s Quality & Risk function in the provision of risk management, helping client teams to understand and adhere to the firm’s policies and procedures in carrying out their roles to provide quality audit and assurance services to the donor sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the IIDA Quality & Risk function ensure operational effectiveness will involve:
  • Supporting the embedding and monitoring of Quality & Risk principles and procedures within contract teams across IIDA
  • Providing support in responding to IIDA risk management, quality and compliance queries from IIDA partners and staff
  • Supporting on quality reviews of client assignments, analysing root causes of quality weaknesses and support implementation of improvements
  • Participating in the review of IIDA’s policies and procedures and assisting in drafting policies and guidance
  • Coordinating and contributing to the risk communications for IIDA, including email updates, seminars, webinars and intranet pages
  • Participating in bi-monthly IIDA Technical Support Group meetings
  • Liaising with the wider Quality and Risk (‘Q&R’) community, the central Q&R team and the Advisory Stream Q&R Working Group
  • Assisting with ad hoc Q&R projects where required.

Qualifications and skills

Essential:

  • Experience in the audit / assurance sector
  • An appreciation of the challenges and complexity of the donor sector
  • Ability to research, analyse, interpret, apply good judgement and communicate effectively to provide the support of the Quality & Risk processes of the firm
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively to identify ways to improve quality
  • Attention to detail
  • IT skills (good knowledge of MS Office and Internet)
  • Professional level of communication – both verbal and written
  • Good time management, organisation skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Proven track record of working in professional services
  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/DEC/CIMA or equivalent);
  • Knowledge of professional standards applicable to our work (e.g. ISQM 1, ISRS 4400, ISAs, ISAE 3000)

Desirable:

  • No formal risk management knowledge is required, although awareness, understanding or an interest in this area and the impact from the regulatory environment will be beneficial.
  • Experience in the international development sector
  • Experience of interaction with internal and external quality management reviews

Interim Project Accountant #879

c. £50,000
Hybrid, London UK

3 month FTC

Our partner is seeking an interim Project Accountant to offer support to the full cycle of grants, and to support in the proper financial management and reporting of their programmes around the world. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Monitoring programmatic activity and spend, and maintaining the grants management tracker tool.
  • Preparing financial information for internal reporting, and assisting in the preparation of the programmes finance elements on statutory financial statements
  • Overseeing the financial administration of programmes grants. This includes reviewing concept notes and proposals, preparing donor and sub-grant agreements, setting up grant codes, and preparing donor reports.
  • Supporting on budget proposal development and refinement for new grant proposals; and ensuring that donor and the foundation rules on accounting, procurement and project implementation are adhered to.
  • Supporting in reviewing and approving due diligence assessments on potential partners, and carrying out monitoring visits and audits of projects.

Person specification

  • Accountant with at least 3 years of experience in programmes financial accounting & reporting; developing and managing administrative systems; and budgeting, forecasting and cashflow monitoring.
  • Experience of institutional grant budget proposal development, compliance, monitoring and reporting; this includes experience in managing DfID, EU, ECHO, German government, Swedish government, and USAID funding.
  • Excellent numeracy & financial analysis skills
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of MSOffice, especially MSExcel
  • Excellent command of the English language, both in a written and oral capacity.
  • Strong business partnering skills, including experience of working with field staff in an INGO setting.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines.

The organisation offers hybrid working with the successful candidate expected to be in the office in London 1-2 days/week. This is a fixed-term contract with an immediate start preferred. 

Grants Accountant #880

c. £45,000
Hybrid, London UK

Permanent

Our partner is seeking an experienced Grants Accountant. This role will be impactful, and lead on the financial management of their complex grants portfolio – covering grants from institutional donors as well as foundations. You will be joining a small knit team, working on a range of impactful human rights programmes.
 

Responsibilities

  • Lead on developing budgets for grant proposals, ensuring these are done on a full cost recovery basis.
  • Finance business partner, supporting budget holders in their financial management of grants, updating them on their monthly expenditure, including allocations, and assisting them with any queries they might have.
  • Leading on the monthly and quarterly grant reporting, including consolidating partner expenditure for grants, and ensuring that all internal and donor compliance requirements are met.
  • Lead on preparations for and delivery of grant audits.
  • Lead on managing grant partners – undertaking due diligence, reviewing documentation, supporting with meeting grants compliance & reporting requirements, and in addressing any queries.

Requirements

  • Experienced grants accountant (qualified or PQ), with exposure to full grants cycle management, covering proposal development, compliance, reporting, audit and close-out.
  • Demonstrable experience of budgeting and analysis.
  • Strong business partnering skills, with experience of working with finance and non-finance staff, and partners/grantees, including undertaking due diligence.
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written, including strong report writing skills.
  • Intermediate/advanced MSExcel skills.
  • French is desirable.

This is a permanent role. It is open to those candidates with the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship. The organisation offers hybrid working, with the successful candidate expected to be in the office at least one day/week in London.

Finance Business Partner #875

c. £45,000 - £48,000
Hybrid, London UK

Permanent

Our partner is a global charitable foundation with programmes spanning across different areas including education, health & nutrition, empowering agricultural communities and establishing sustainable livelihoods.
 

The UK office is responsible for raising funds from institutional donors and governments across Europe, and works with partner organisations around the world to identify, apply for and manage these grants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and strengthening financial systems, procedures and controls on grant management and compliance, regularly reviewing and updating these; and training staff as required
  • Monitoring programmatic activity and spend, and maintaining the grants management tracker tool.
  • Preparing financial information for internal reporting, and assisting in the preparation of the programmes finance elements on statutory financial statements
  • Overseeing the financial administration of programmes grants. This includes reviewing concept notes and proposals, preparing donor and sub-grant agreements, setting up grant codes, and preparing donor reports.
  • Supporting on budget proposal development and refinement for new grant proposals; and ensuring that donor and the foundation rules on accounting, procurement and project implementation are adhered to.
  • Supporting in reviewing and approving due diligence assessments on potential partners, and carrying out monitoring visits and audits of projects.
  • Supporting in the preparation of and implementing the recommendations of donor grant audits.
  • Undertake overseas travel (around 2-3 trips a year)

Person Specification

  • Accountant with at least 3 years of experience in programmes financial accounting & reporting; developing and managing administrative systems; and budgeting, forecasting and cashflow monitoring.
  • Experience of institutional grant budget proposal development, compliance, monitoring and reporting; this includes experience in managing DfID, EU, ECHO, German government, Swedish government, and USAID funding.
  • Excellent numeracy & financial analysis skills
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of MSOffice, especially MSExcel
  • Excellent command of the English language, both in a written and oral capacity.
  • Strong business partnering skills, including experience of working with field staff in an INGO setting.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and meet deadlines.

The organisation offers hybrid working with the successful candidate expected to be in the office in London 1-2 days/week.

Senior Manager - Foundations & Trusts

International Development Assurance
Negotiable
London UK

Permanent

More details to follow shortly. Email jobs@afid.org.uk

Senior Manager - Forensics & Counter Fraud

International Development Consultancy
Negotiable
London UK

Permanent

More details to follow shortly. Email jobs@afid.org.uk

Associate Director - Foundations & Trusts

International Development Consultancy
Negotiable
London UK

Permanent

More details to follow shortly. Email jobs@afid.org.uk

CONSULTANT - International Aid Assurance #694

Development Audit, Assurance & Capacity Building practice
Competitive
London base, 20% world travel UK

permanent

An exciting consulting role within a team focused on assignments in developing nations and emerging markets, working principally for multi-lateral agencies such as the World Bank & The Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Projects include public financial management and public sector governance, internal and external audit.
 

At the heart of the team's work is Aid Oversight: improving the ways in which developing country government’s mange aid spending, track, and monitor use of donor funds to ensure that projects are properly delivered. Other areas include anti-corruption, fiduciary risk, and capacity building. 

This role suits someone looking for: progressive responsibility in international development project management; experience in writing high-quality, innovative proposals for agencies such as DFID, the Foreign Office, and the World Bank; and exposure to financial management and internal control reviews

The Consultant will perform a key role in supporting the management of existing projects, including projects in Asia and Africa, and significant travel to these and other locations.

You will also work with us in the identification and development of relevant prospects and technical and financial proposals. Our intention is that you will progress to fully managing several of our projects in terms of budgetary control and financial reporting, recruitment and staffing, client management, strategic oversight, and technical quality assurance, as well as continuing to play an important role in business development and bidding.

Over time, we will support you to develop expertise on the following:
• Project management and oversight;
• Managing complex delivery tasks and project risks;
• Leading technical and financial proposals;
• Understanding local delivery contexts and political economies;

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, innovative, energetic, committed to excellence in all their work, and wants to develop or kick-start a career in international development consulting. You may be a newly qualified accountant or with a number of years’ experience post qualification.

We are looking for someone who is keen to take ownership of projects and will seek to maximise their projects’ impact in every way.

• A degree in a relevant field from an internationally recognised university or alternatively a professional accountancy qualification;
• Outstanding English communication skills, both written and oral (essential) 
• Excellent writing skills and the ability to produce persuasive, succinct inputs to proposals
• Excellent inter-personal skills and team-work;
• Good numerical ability with a focus on financial awareness and ability;
• Ability to research and put together information needed for proposals.

Required Experience
• Experience in either external audit or internal audit/controls;
• Demonstrable knowledge of and interest in the world of international development or consultancy sector;
• Demonstrated experience of using initiative, client-orientation, delivery to timelines, and working in complex and pressured contexts 
• Experience of working in developing countries.

Internal Audit Manager - Public Sector & Development Assurance Services #750

Public Sector Assurance Specialists
V Competitive
UK

Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic flexible individual with a keen interest to work with central and international governmental bodies to join our partners International Public Sector Assurance Services team providing a wide range of assurance services to our clients. Our partner work across a range of specialist sectors and would in particular welcome candidates with experience in Central Government, United Nations, NGO and similar bodies.
 

The Internal Audit team sits within the Risk Assurance service line and delivers outsourced and co-sourced internal audit services to over 500 internal audit clients. With over 200 specialist internal auditors the team is one of the largest internal audit teams in a UK professional accountancy firm and offers excellent opportunities for progression. The team also works with one of our organisation’s largest clients and it is working with this client where the appointee will initially spend most of their time.

The role will be attached to our International Development Assurance Services team providing a wide range of assurance services including internal audit, grant audit and investigation services to our clients in the UK and internationally. This position is UK based with the opportunity for international travel.

You should be able to demonstrate understanding of either central government or international development though working in the UK government or UN systems. We are seeking IIA/CIA or ACCA, ACA, qualified people. Experience in working with unique organisations or organisations with unique operations, and in government policy areas is an advantage but not essential. We don’t expect you to know everything, but you should be enthusiastic, have the adaptability to grasp concepts quickly, evidence your work, project confidence and professionalism to the client and work closely with all grades and cultures in an open supportive team environment.

About the job

You will support the partners and senior managers in the day to day management and delivery of various assurance assignments to our clients.

a) Staff Management

  • You will have responsibility for developing more junior members of the team, dealing with team welfare and aiding in development plans;

  • You will undertake resource and utilisation planning to ensure all client engagements are adequately resourced in a timely manner; and

  • You will participate in the firm’s appraisal and development processes

b) Client Delivery

You will oversee delivery of client work as part of the engagement delivery team, being a recognised Manager for client engagements:

  • Managing agreed client portfolio delivering assurance programmes, ensuring work is delivered to time, on budget and in line with the Internal Audit Manual;

  • Agreeing engagement scopes with clients;

  • Overseeing client delivery by team members;

  • Undertaking more specialist/bespoke areas of auditing due to experience;
    Completing quality assurance reviews of internal audit files and reports;

  • Overseeing the production of Progress Reports, Annual Reports and Audit Strategies prior to Senior Management sign-off;

  • Providing effective stakeholder engagement and relationship management; and

  • Representing org as required at networking events and industry group meetings, client management and audit committee meetings.

c) Financial

  • You will work towards achievement of a client revenue target commensurate with the nature of the role and;

  • Take responsibility for managing assurance contracts in line with agreed budgets

d) Business Development

  • You will assist senior management and partners in business development initiatives, including writing tender proposals, being involved in tender presentations and visits to target clients

  • A strong ambassador for the org brand, you will promote brand awareness and uphold high ethical standards of business that protect the brand, the UK firm, its staff and clients.

Requirements

Tasks may include

  • Undertaking financial and document analysis work;

  • Systems review and testing compliance with funders requirements

  • Compile, analyse facts and circumstances to formulate, substantiate and critique various theories, evidence and conclusions

  • Organise and present complex information in a clear and concise manner

  • Research and analysis of complex information to provide a structured, logical and intelligible picture of situations and allegations

  • Use data analytical tools such as IDEA would be useful

You must be prepared to work for extended periods on secondment to client offices. You will be required to undertake security related training.

Essential

  • Audit / Assurance qualification

  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills

  • High standard of written and verbal communication

  • Self-starter and team-player

  • An adaptable problem solver

  • Experience of Central Government, United Nations or similar bodies

  • Be prepared to work on secondment to clients

  • Hold, or are prepared to undertake, UK Government security clearance

Desirable

  • Experience in health, education, procurement, supply chain, governance, anti-corruption, law enforcement or justice is a distinct advantage.