Grants Co-ordinator

Dundee or Edinburgh

MHA Henderson Loggie is one of Scotland’s top independent firms of accountants and business advisers, with offices based in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

We are looking to further strengthen our Public Sector and Internal Audit team by recruiting a motivated Grants Coordinator who is seeking a challenging career move with opportunities to develop their own technical and leadership skills within the firm.

Our Grants Team manage a varied portfolio of grants for a wide range of prestigious public sector and commercial clients, based across Scotland.  We have many years of experience in this specialist area completing grants audits for a variety of funders, including: EU Horizon 2020, EU FP7 and EU Interreg Programmes, Innovate UK and Scottish Enterprise.

Our extensive and detailed knowledge of audits and the issues that may arise allows us to guide clients through the process providing advice and reassurance. With a track record of re-appointment, we have become one of the leading grants auditors and welcome enquiries.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with client grants staff regarding planning for existing and future grant-funded projects
  • Involvement in client training sessions and attending initial meetings with new clients or client staff on new projects so that they understand the guidance and our requirements
  • Dealing with client queries on grant-funded projects, as required
  • Provide advice and guidance on project rules to staff conducting grant work
  • Establish sample sizes, where appropriate, and select samples (and agree with relevant FLC or RI) and relay this information to the relevant client contact and to the auditor conducting the fieldwork
  • Conduct fieldwork onsite at client premises, as required
  • Review fieldwork completed by auditors and ensure that any review points are cleared before the file is passed on to the FLC/RI for final review and sign-off;
  • Ensuring Director and FLC/RI review points are cleared;
  • Attend relevant training courses, as required, and disseminate knowledge to staff conducting grant work
  • Provide input on tenders for grant work
  • Utilise existing network to identify and develop future tender opportunities for similar work


  • Fully qualified (CA, CIA or equivalent),
  • Strong background working on grant claims, in particular EU grant claims  
  • Part-qualified candidates with relevant experience will also be considered
  • Previous experience of delegating work to and coaching trainees essential
  • Good technical and client interfacing skills
  • Strong IT and report writing skills
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines

There may be a requirement to travel to and work from client sites across Scotland.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter FAO Roz Tippett.

Closing date for applications: 21 October 2020.

MHA Henderson Loggie is an Equal Opportunities Employer