Job vacancy

Deputy Head – Fiduciary Risk Team

Bath or London, United Kingdom
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Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
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Job description

Our mission is to work for an equitable, inclusive and sustainable world. We serve this mission through the provision of international consultancy in health, social justice and social development, focusing on fragile and conflict-affected states, to ensure that our work reaches the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We aim to practice business as a force for social and environmental good and expect all our employees, partners and suppliers to abide by our Code of Business Ethics.

The Role

A rare opportunity has arisen in MannionDaniels and we are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of the Fiduciary Risk Team.

The Deputy Head role is an SMT-level position.  The successful applicant will provide leadership and oversight across all of MannionDaniels’ fund portfolio to implement the fiduciary risk management strategy.  The position is supported by 3 Fiduciary Risk Managers, and 5 Fiduciary Risk Officers, plus a flexible pool of external consultants.

Our fiduciary risk team seeks to ensure that the international aid funds that we manage are used for their intended purposes, achieve value for money and are properly accounted for.  We are a cross-cutting team and work across all 4 of the funds under MannionDaniels’ management: UK Aid Direct, UK Aid Match, AmplifyChange, and the GSMA Innovation Fund.  The team is responsible for providing 3 main components of the fund management process: completion due diligence on prospective grantees, supporting the budgeting, financial reporting, and forecasts of grant holders, and working to prevent and investigate fraud across the portfolio.

About you

Ideally, you will be a qualified accountant with approximately 10 years’ experience of working in a financial /fiduciary role with additional experience of risk management, due diligence or financial reporting.

Further experience should also include managing people and sub-contractors in a professional services environment and skills in planning, procurement and managing resources

You will require the ability to work flexibly and work with diverse teams, whilst managing a varied workload, prioritising tasks, meeting deadlines and working under pressure.

Why work for us?

MannionDaniels provide employees with an unrivalled working environment with strong values that place ethics and fair treatment at the heart of everything we do.  You can also expect an enhanced benefits package.

This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional finance professional to work in a role that really makes a difference.  Occasional international travel for onsite grantee visits may be required.  If you are looking for your next career move and want to work for a company that really makes a difference, please view the full job specification.

To apply for this role please send your up-to-date CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role by 17 February 2023.

All applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity, right to work documentation and professional references as part of the recruitment process.

 MannionDaniels is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults. All our employees are expected to share this commitment and abide by our Business Code of Ethics at all times.