Special Projects Manager - open to flexible working

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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
18 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
Contract Type

To ensure that all work allocated is carried out profitably and on a timely basis in accordance with the firm's professional standards and to the satisfaction of clients and engagement partners. To ensure that all employees are managed and developed to the maximum of their potential and to assist in the development of the office.

We are a flexible employer and can offer a range of flexible working patterns from part to full-time, as well as working from home.

Who we are:

Grant Thornton is a leading Accounting and Advisory firm working with a big range of clients across the UK.  We are a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth.  We have created our own unique culture, one that allows you to have the autonomy to make your own decisions within a flexible structure, in an atmosphere where inclusivity and teamwork are essential.

What you’ll be doing:

As part of Grant Thornton’s Special Projects team, you will be a key member of the firm’s fastest-growing business unit.  Special Projects was originally set up to solve problems within our client’s finance departments and now provides a range of non-audit assurance, training and consulting services to help clients grow their businesses.

In this role you will be a key part of the Special Projects team focusing on the financial consulting part of the team.  You will work closely with the Practice Partner to deliver projects for clients and help with the overall business development for the team.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to capitalize on their relationship management and accounting skills, and who is looking to deliver a 360 service to a range of clients.

Who we're looking for:

  • Individuals with good communication skills and the desire to help clients solve a range of technical issues.
  • Ideally you will have experience gained in a Practice environment with experience delivering Accounting or non-audit projects.
  • You will also need to demonstrate strong Relationship-Management skills, any Business Development Skills would be beneficial but are not essential.

Minimum Requirement:

You will ideally hold a professional qualification (ACA, CA, ACCA) and have a good knowledge of technical accounting standards.

What can we offer?

We can offer you the chance to be a key member of a fast-growing business unit with excellent training and personal development opportunities.  We are happy to talk flexible working and can offer a range of solutions to help you get the most out of your work/life balance.

We look for individuals with good collaboration, interpersonal and communication skills and are happy to offer training around Business Development and networking as we realise that you might not be the complete package. 

If you are looking to challenge yourself and develop your career, please apply!


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