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International and Institutional Aid Assurance Consultant
- Are you a newly qualified accountant with a sense of adventure ?
- Opportunity to work with the World Bank and United Nations
About Our Client
My client is a large International Accountancy firm who operates worldwide providing services to international funding institutions such as the European Commission, United Nations and World Bank, from its impressive network of over 600 offices around the world.
They are the market leaders within International funding consulting and continue to win large framework assignments. In this current piece of recruitment there a number of newly created roles due to the winning of work.
A successful candidate could find themselves working in a close knit team in Europe or leading an exciting assurance and advisory projects in Asia, Africa or Latin America. The work is principally expenditure assurance of projects funded by international funding institutions in a range of sectors from emergency aid, to long term development in areas such as agriculture, health or infrastructure, to more commercial projects such as SME development or technical research.
You will be working in small highly skilled teams on international assignments, on smaller European projects be a times solely responsible for the fieldwork and completion of the assurance assignment. Another interesting element of the role is to support the more senior members of the team on their new business development assisting with the writing of bids and tender and at times attending the pitch with Directors or Partners.
The Successful Applicant
Qualifications: (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent)
Passion for travel and a sense of adventure
Willing to work in international locations for 50% plus of the time
Public sector knowledge and interest
Audit experience in practice, preferably including public sector experience
Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
Good communication and presentation skills
Good reporting writing skills
Staff planning and supervision experience
Adaptable and flexible in attitude
Second language, especially French, Spanish or German is highly desirable
What's on Offer
There is an excellent career path in this rapidly expanding field of work which can involve a gradual move to more UK-based management role or alternatively an overseas posting to one of the firm's branch offices in Africa, Asia or Latin America.
Over the years I have placed many people in this department, some are now Partners, others have chosen to work for a charity or an Humanitarian Aid Organisation, all have an interesting, fulfilling and successful career.