Cancer Support Scotland
Cancer Support Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC012867

Cancer Support Scotland is here to provide emotional and practical support on a one-to-one basis and through community based groups to anyone affected by cancer including family, friends and carers.


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Top job! Head of Finance & Operations

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Calman Centre, Gartnavel Complex, Glasgow G12 0ZE
  • Closing 18th November 2019

Founded in 1980, Cancer Support Scotland is a Scottish Charity dedicated to supporting people affected by cancer through complementary therapies and counselling services that complement the work of the NHS and make life easier for people affected by cancer, including family, friends and carers. They provide emotional and practical support on a one-to-one basis and through community-based groups.

Reporting to the CEO, this role will be responsible for ensuring that all financial, reporting and forecasting is carried out to high and professional standard in line with OSCR and statutory regulations for finance. The role will manage our external contracts as well as ensuring our facilities are fit for purpose.

Key responsibilities will include:

· To be an active participant within the leadership team ensuring forward planning and effective day to day management of the charity including business planning, financial forecasting and strategic decision making

· Create monthly Management Accounts including a consolidated report and all associated commentaries. Analyse material variances and advise on corrective actions.

· Prepare year-end accounts and ensure our audit and inspection approach is robust and appropriate to need

· Prepare and present monthly financial reports including analysis against budgets for the Finance & Risk Committee

This an exciting time to join our Charity as we fast approach our 40-year anniversary celebrations and move forward with a recently developed strategic vision that puts those affected by cancer at the heart of what we do.

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