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Inverclyde Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit suitably experienced, qualified and skilled women to join our existing Board of Directors.
We offer refuge accommodation for 11 families, 1:1 support, group work, information, counselling, and advocacy to women and their children who experience domestic abuse and sexual abuse. We are currently based in 9 George Square, Greenock, although we provide our services Inverclyde wide.
The role of the Director is highly rewarding but unpaid, although any expenses incurred will be reimbursed. Training on domestic abuse and its effects will be available. This is a unique opportunity for women who have expertise, time and commitment to join the Board of Directors in order to provide strategic guidance and leadership to support the current management structure in the future development of the organisation.
We are keen to recruit women who have experience and knowledge of working with vulnerable women, children and young people. We have identified skills and experience required including: Operational and Strategic Development; Financial Management; Human Resource Management, Marketing and Fundraising.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks.
Solas Festival is looking for a treasurer to join our board and support the delivery of one of Scotland’s friendliest small festivals.
About Solas Festival
Solas Festival - Scotland’s midsummer festival - has been running since 2009. The all-age, weekend-long celebration of music and the arts is designed to entertain, inspire and challenge. It takes place at Errol Park, Perthshire, a beautiful site overlooking the silvery Tay.
Our programme makes space for challenging debate with activists, writers and thinkers from across the political, cultural and religious spectrum. The festival offers a broad, inclusive, creative and entertaining programme for festival-goers of all ages in a safe environment; everyone is welcome.
The role of the Treasurer is to assist and advise the board in overseeing the finances of the organisation. The Treasurer will also be a member of the board and will have opportunity to get involved in other aspects of the running of the festival.
There is some flexibility in the role, which could be adapted to suit the right person, but broadly speaking the treasurer would:
The ideal person would have a good understanding of financial administration and budget management in the charity, private or public sectors. Full role description downloadable below.
What’s in it for the volunteer?
Solas Festival is a small charity and this is a great opportunity to get involved at the heart of it and directly influence its development. As well as building on your governance, leadership and financial management experience, it’s a chance to get to know the board and creative team behind the festival, to be creative and try out new ideas.
The full Board meets 4 times a year and the Treasurer would be expected to attend bi-monthly finance meetings in addition to this. Meetings normally take place in Glasgow or Edinburgh. Some meetings could be attended via video conference.
We would hope the Treasurer would also be able to join us at the festival which takes place this year 19th- 21st June 2020 at Errol Park in Perthshire.
The position is voluntary but reasonable expenses will be paid.
We are a voluntary sector organisation that provides information, advice and support service to lone parents and families in need all over Fife.
Our aim is simple: to provide accessible, approachable and non-judgemental support, advice and information to lone parents. We are the only voluntary sector organisation in Fife with charitable status that has lone parent families as the primary focus. Based in Glenrothes, we cover the whole of Fife, providing a variety of services to lone parent families, in their local communities.
We seek to empower lone parents and families in need to promote their wellbeing and opportunities. We offer holistic support through our various projects, working at the pace and timescale that is right for the parent to overcome barriers such as poverty, isolation and poor mental health. Throughout all projects our ethos is the same: Engage – Support – Progress.
Trustees are responsible for the financial and corporate governance of Fife Gingerbread. To oversee the running of the organisation and to ensure we comply with charity law, remain financially solvent, and act within our charitable purposes. We also work to develop and improve the organisation so that we can deliver even better services in future.
Are you an enthusiastic payroll professional, with experience managing your own team? We may have the perfect opportunity for you!
Bield is one of the largest housing associations in Scotland and we have an exciting opportunity within our Edinburgh team for a Payroll and Benefits Manager to manage payroll activities and to take ownership of the on-going development of our payroll system and processes.
As the Payroll & Benefits Manager, you will be responsible for all matters relating to Pensions administration and the completion of year-end returns related to PAYE, NI and P11Ds. You will maintain the high quality of service that Bield customers receive while ensuring payroll activities comply with regulatory and statutory requirements. The Payroll & Benefit's Manager will be a primary point of contact with external agencies including HMRC, Pensions Trust and our Human Resource Information System provider.
The successful candidate will possess excellent knowledge of Pensions legislation, defined benefit and payroll systems, specifically iTrent is desirable. It is essential that you have strong prioritisation and time management skills to enable you to meet internal and external deadlines. You will bring experience of advising on pay legislation, being able to communicate effectively and build strong relationships both internally and externally. A previous role within RSL, Social Care or a not-for-profit environment is desirable.
It is essential that the ideal candidate will hold qualifications in a relevant discipline or has at least 3 years' experience in a comparable role. A full valid UK driving licence is also desirable.
In return the Payroll & Benefits Manager will receive a competitive salary, company pension and 34 days holiday (which include 6 fixed public holidays) with the option to buy or sell each year. Bield also offers flexible working.
Please download the Role Profile below to find out more about the role.
Scottish book publisher and charity Floris Books is looking for an organised and pro-active bookkeeper and office manager to join our team of eighteen people.
The job is 30 hours per week and is based in our office in Edinburgh. It is a key role, reporting directly to the Chief Executive: it anchors everything we do in the office. The successful candidate will be reliable and motivated, with a can-do attitude. The heart of the job is bookkeeping and office management, but you should enjoy working in a small team with the added responsibilities and flexibility that are needed when every day is different. You will need excellent computer skills and communication skills, written and spoken.
Key elements of the job
About Floris Books
We produce award-winning children’s fiction and beautiful picture books alongside adult non-fiction on alternative and holistic living. Knowledge of publishing is not required but an interest in books and reading may be an advantage.
Please note that this is not an entry-level position for publishing. Please only apply if you have the relevant bookkeeping and administrative experience.
For more information about the role, pleasevisit our website.
An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join the office of two charities based in Haddington East Lothian as the office administrator/bookkeeper. The British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM) is a UK charity of over 900 members working with healthcare professionals to improve the health and wellbeing of the population, particularly those suffering from long-term medical conditions. The East Lothian Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Group (ELCRG) is a local charity working with those who have cardiac, pulmonary and other long-term conditions to support them to be active and live well.
The postholder will be responsible for the running of the office and managing the various aspects of delivering services to members of BSLM and the individuals served by ELCRG.
Applicants should have a formal qualification or equivalent experience in a related field and have a minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative role, including bookkeeping, within a busy office ideally within a charity or in the public sector. A comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft software including Word, Excel and Access is required. A good understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation requirements is essential.
The post will be for a minimum of 20 hours a week but up to full time can be negotiated by the successful candidate.
The Finance Administrator is responsible for the production of the Signpost Recovery payroll. The postholder is also responsible to the Office Manager and ultimately the Chief Executive for all incoming and outgoing invoices and financial transactions.
The postholder will process financial and payroll transactions in compliance with statutory regulations and requirements to ensure employer obligations are met, and that Signpost Recovery Standing Financial Instructions are adhered to. The post holder will work as a member of the Administration Team.
To plan workload to ensure that invoicing and monthly payrolls are processed on time
To process invoices, petty cash receipts, staff expenses, cash flows, budgets and monthly payroll in accordance with Signpost governance. This includes:
The verification of data prior to payments being released to ensure a high level of accuracy, taking corrective action as appropriate within required timescales;
The maintenance and updating of all financial records.
To develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of complex statutory HMRC Regulations (e.g. tax, national insurance, statutory sick/maternity pay, tax credits, student loans, statutory paternity/adoption leave, Court orders), Auto Enrolment and Signpost Recovery Pension Scheme Regulations in order to ensure:
The correct assessment, calculation and application in relation to employee records and payments;
Compliance with statutory, OSCR and payroll provider requirements.
To provide advice and assistance to Board Member(s), Senior Management, First Line Managers and employees through undertaking tasks such as:
Act as the authorised person for financial, banking and payroll transactions, ensuring sensitivity and sound judgement has been applied in determining when and why payments are due.
Establish clear processes and where appropriate propose changes to own work practices to ensure the efficient delivery of procedures as required by legislative, employee and organisational changes
Attend meetings with Signpost Board and Management, as appropriate, to ensure current practices and procedures are working satisfactorily, and where appropriate take corrective action and propose and agree alternative approaches to ensure the quality of financial and payroll outputs.
Administrative tasks as required, updating databases, answering phones and providing holiday cover for the Office Administrator.
Any other reasonable duties as may be assigned by the Office Manager
Knowledge and Expertise Required
Preferably educated to National 5 level in relevant subjects.
Previous experience of working within a finance administration role
Strong numeric skills.
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, using judgement to identify complex areas of investigation.
Self-directed ability to manage own workload, and plan, organise and prioritise workload to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to work unsupervised and under own initiative.
Ability to analyse and interpret complex financial and payroll data and calculations and identify errors and discrepancies and use sound judgement when taking corrective action.
Good level of IT literacy skills including ability to use word, spreadsheet and email applications.
Ability to work under pressure.
Strong commitment to quality and customer focused services.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a world leading youth charity which gives all 14-24 year olds the chance to develop skills for life and work. We engage, inspire and empower over 300,000 young people a year across the UK and from every possible background.
The DofE Award is a game-changer. We know that perseverance and passion for long-term goals is linked to success in education, life and work. Our structured programme of volunteering, physical and skills based challenges inspire, guide and support young people to achieve.
We believe that anything is possible and the possibilities are endless. The positive effects of the DofE are proven and far-reaching. Communities are enriched with passionate and driven volunteers, businesses benefit from work-ready, competent recruits and young people are given the confidence to shine.
We are looking for a maternity cover Administration and Finance Officer to join our Scotland Office in Edinburgh.
The Administration and Finance Officer will provide general administrative support to DofE Scotland staff and its partners, with specific responsibility for financial processing and licence administration.
To ensure the smooth management of refuge accommodation, that occupancy is maximized and quality of refuges remain at a high standard.
To ensure all income is collected from Housing Benefit and other sources. To ensure that other ancillary costs for refuges are collected. To liaise closely with the appropriate Department in all issues pertaining to refuge rents, ensuring that all relevant documents are completed and submitted timeously. To collect monies from women as required and keep accurate documentation. To provide regular reports, and to work alongside other Women’s Services team members.
Refuge income/ quality
Services to Women
This job description cannot cover every issue or task that may arise within the scope of the post. The post-holder will be expected to carry out other duties from time to time which are broadly consistent with the duties as detailed above.
The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.
Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
Health Opportunities Team are a voluntary sector agency working to improve the social, emotional and sexual health of young people (aged 12-25) in the Portobello/Craigmillar and Liberton/Gilmerton areas of Edinburgh.
We are looking for a skilled Office Manager to support Health Opportunities Team services by ensuring that the financial, evaluation and administrative needs of the service are met.
Pay Scale: £25,404 - £27,033
Full-time, 35.75 hours a week (including attendance at evening Board meetings every two months).
· Do you have proven track record of carrying out high quality financial work using Sage 50 to ensure effective financial management of the Service?
· Can you undertake monthly bank reconciliation and ensure timely payment of all invoices and acting as a signatory for online banking?
Do you have experience with Survey Monkey?
Do you have good attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines?
Do you have energy and commitment?
Are you up for the challenge of working in a busy office to help us support vulnerable young people?
Are you a dynamic and creative team player?
If you are, then we want to hear from you.
(This post is subject to PVG Disclosure)