Business Planning & Grants Advisory Senior

Reference: KW131
Darlington
This role represents an excellent opportunity for a qualified accounting professional to develop their career in a specialised department.

I currently have a vacancy for a business planning and grants advisory senior in my clients Darlington office. The successful applicant will work within the grants team which has helped clients secure over £200m of funding in the past 6 years, as well as supporting the rapidly growing Managed Services (COMS) team which provides year-round and one-off project support to clients across all aspects of the internal finance function. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a recently qualified accounting professional to develop their career in a specialised department which is widely recognised as one of the leading players within the sector.

The Key Duties Of The Role Are:
Preparation of grant applications including completion of application forms, preparation of financial projections and outline business plans;
Appraisal of grant applications, including preparation of detailed appraisal reports;
Completion of grant claim audit work and preparation of independent accountants’ reports;
Provision of state aid guidance to clients (training will be provided in state aid matters);
Preparation of ad-hoc integrated financial projections and business plans.

The Ideal Candidate Will Be: 
ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified;
Have some previous experience of grants or forecasting work;
Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word;
Have some previous experience of report writing;
Have the confidence to deal directly with clients;
Be driven to deliver excellent client service;
Have a track record in delivering to tight client deadlines;
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a contributory pension scheme, 22 days holiday plus statutory holidays and the option for employees to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year. All employees get access to Perkbox and we offer a cycle to work scheme and a discounted health scheme.

 

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