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£35-40,000 DOE

Grant Assurance Assistant Manager

Ref: 912| Posted: 15th Jul 2024

Position – Permanent / fully remote / full time or part time

Job Description Summary:

We are seeking Assistant Managers with experience of local government to join our clients Grants and Other Assurance national team.

Grants Assurance is a specialist team with 30 members across the UK and India. As part of the team, you’ll be managing assignments with public bodies, government departments, national services, commercial organisations and not for profit organisations such as Universities.

The role will include but is not limited to;

  • Hands on experience in the different aspects of Grants Assurance, with a variety of clients, from Local Authorities to multinational companies and Government bodies
  • You’ll get experience working on all kinds of assurance assignments that range from a few days up to five weeks with work including examining financial records or carrying out audit procedures.
  • Responsibility and the opportunity to take ownership for interesting and challenging client work.
  • You’ll develop a strong internal and external network to learn from
  • Working closely with colleagues to provide robust challenge and market leading insights to help clients meet their regulatory needs and business objectives.

The ideal person will have;

  • They are looking for candidates with experience of working with local government and/or who are interested in the local government and keen to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Experience of delivering complex Housing Benefit assignments.
  • Ability to work independently, summarise information from a wide range of sources to draw conclusions, and manage client relationships including senior officers.

The Grants and Other Assurance team has a national profile, and therefore they are not tied to candidates from a particular region.


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