An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Finance and Business Support Manager to join AUSA, a registered charity, based on the University of Aberdeen campus.
AUSA is an organisation dedicated to representing the needs of the students at the University of Aberdeen. We provide support, advice, representation and we work with and support students; who run over 150 societies, 57 sports clubs, three media groups and many other student initiatives.
Reporting to the CEO, the Finance and Business Support Manager will be accountable for
Applicants must be an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated leader with excellent communication skills and solid experience in managing the finances/ business support of a small but diverse organisation. A core value must be a commitment to student led work and a drive to deliver excellent services for our students.
You will need to hold a professional accountancy qualification with experience in producing management accounts and Board Level reporting while demonstrating the ability to interpret complex financial information. Experience of both working within a charity and HR Knowledge is desirable.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
In addition, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
A full job description and person specification is available below.
Who are we looking for and why work at Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS)?
We’re looking for an experienced management accountant who can support, monitor, and drive our financial processes and procedures. You will be strategically minded and an excellent communicator who can provide professional accountancy support to enable Children’s hearings Scotland to make the most effective use of our resources. You will be an outstanding and engaging team player who can prioritise workload and deliver on the technical detail across multiple fronts.
At CHS we recruit, train and support empathetic and committed volunteers across Scotland. Our volunteer roles are Panel Members and Area Support Team (AST) members.
Our 2,500 volunteer Panel Members take part in children’s hearings in their local areas, making decisions with and for infants, children and young people. Our organisation also supports a network of 22 Area Support Teams made up of 400 volunteers who support Panel Members in their local communities.
CHS has signed-up to deliver The Promise and in that we will work with young people and our partners to redesign Children’s Hearings over the next 5-years. This is possibly the most exciting time to work at CHS as you will play a key role in supporting us to deliver this change.
Our Finance team
We now have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with relevant experience of public sector accountancy to join us as a Management Accountant. Applying your expert professional knowledge and experience, you will play an integral part in the successful management of the of our financial processes. We are looking for someone who can provide excellent advice, guidance, and oversight on all aspects of our Finance and Budget management.
As our Management Accountant, you will develop and maintain effective and proactive working relationships between the Finance Team and our operational teams, working with support services colleagues to source and deliver appropriate solutions to meet our business requirements. You will ensure the implementation of our Finance policies and procedures brings consistency of practice, fairness and equality in relation to budget management.
You will review the effectiveness of our administrative financial policies, systems and procedures to ensure continuous improvement and enable our growth as we move forward.
You will be a key player working with our internal and external auditors to provide relevant information and access and brining their recommendations forward.
Day to day, you will manage our capital/asset accounting including appraisal, post appraisal and asset register maintenance, verification, depreciation and disposal of fixed assets. You will support the payroll function and liaise with our pension providers and HM Revenue and Customs as required.
Life at CHS
As an organisation that works within the children’s hearings system, we are passionate about making a positive contribution to improving outcomes for Scotland’s infants, children and young people. Our values are at the very heart of what we do every day. By working with us, you’ll be joining a diverse community of colleagues and volunteers.
At CHS we are proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself.
We offer an excellent benefits package, from health and wellness to finances and family. including: generous annual leave, flexible working and other leave policies, fantastic pension, Employee Assistance Programme, development opportunities and wider employee wellbeing initiatives.
Diversity and Inclusion
CHS is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during application and assessment process, and upon joining CHS.
Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity and since 1884 children’s safety and wellbeing have been at the heart of everything we do. We are a dynamic charity focused on leading transformational change for children so that they stay safe, happy and well in their own families and communities. That means we work tirelessly in campaigning, influencing and direct support to help families overcome all the challenges they face.
To support our vision that children in Scotland will be safer, will grow up in strong, resilient families and will have access to early help and support when they need it, we are looking to recruit into the business critical role of Director of Finance & Corporate Services. Reporting to the Chief Executive you will provide strategic and operational leadership to the Finance, ICT. HR and Property functions ensuring Children 1st has sound financial management and planning and operates sustainably and efficiently meeting key organisational objectives.
You will be joining an executive team driven to do even better for the children we support and with a clear and ambitious plan to deliver and as a member of the Executive Leadership team you will directly contribute at a strategic level to the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability and impact of the organisation.
You will be a fully qualified accountant with a proven track record of robust financial management, ideally gained within the voluntary sector, and significant experience of operating at a senior level ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, sound corporate governance and providing financial information and analysis to allow informed decision making. An accomplished communicator with highly developed people management skills, you will also be able to demonstrate a proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
With a strong commitment to Children 1st‘s vision, mission and values the successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:
If you share our passion and vision for a happy, healthy, safe and secure childhood for every child and young person in Scotland we would be delighted to receive an application from you.
Circle is a Scottish charity providing family support services to some of Scotland’s most marginalised children and families.
This is a senior role within the management team at Circle.
The successful candidate will play a key role working with the Chief Executive and management team to drive the strategic direction, financial wellbeing and operational effectiveness of the organisation. The role will require an experienced, pro-active, and dynamic individual who can drive change and develop new and more effective ways for Circle to achieve their vision for all children to be safe, happy, healthy and nurtured within a stable family which supports them to achieve their potential.
Applicants must have a professional qualification in social work, social care or health and have a strong track record of taking responsibility for safeguarding practice across children and adult services.
A recognised qualification in management/leadership in Health and Social Care is desirable.
Dance Base is Scotland's National Centre for Dance, based in beautiful purpose built studios in Edinburgh's Grassmarket. We aim to get the whole of Scotland to experience dance and build national and international success for dance artists based here.
We're looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Head of Finance to join our senior management team to support good decision making and help to develop new systems for the organisation’s budgeting and finance processes.
As a part time position (20 hours per week) we are happy to discuss flexible arrangements to fit in with other commitments and open to candidates who would prefer to work from home across Scotland and beyond.
Dance Base Scotland is a Scottish Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee with a pre-COVID income of £1.3 million per annum. Good financial information and efficient execution of financial transactions are vital for the success and reputation of the organisation and the Head of Finance will be responsible for providing effective and compliant accounting processes.
During their first six months, the postholder will be expected to manage a transition of our finance and payroll systems from current desktop and paper-based systems (SAGE50cloud Accounts Professional) to a largely paperless system to drive improvements in efficiency and enhance our financial reporting.
The ideal candidate will have, or be working towards, a recognised accountancy qualification and have experience of setting up and managing online systems and processes. They will be pragmatic and solution-focused with the ability to build effective relationships and work in partnership with others.
The Iona Community is a faith based organisation working towards justice and peace. It was founded in Glasgow and Iona in 1938 by George MacLeod, minister, visionary and prophetic witness for peace, in the context of the poverty and despair of the Depression. From a dockland parish in Govan, Glasgow, he took unemployed skilled craftsmen and young trainee clergy to Iona to rebuild the monastic quarters of the mediaeval abbey, sharing skills and effort as well as joys and achievement. That task became a sign of hopeful rebuilding of community in Scotland and beyond. The experience shaped – and continues to shape – the practice and principles of the Iona Community to address poverty, work for justice and peace, and protect the environment.
Iona Community has a vacancy for an Executive Director, one half of the leadership duo that manages the Iona Community. The Executive Director and Leader of the Iona Community are equal partners, with the ED responsible for developing and implementing the business plan that will deliver the Community’s recently agreed strategic vision.
The key responsibilities include to:
· Develop and implement an ongoing commercial strategy, fundraising plan and oversee donor support.
· Work with the Leader and Council to guide and develop the Community’s strategic planning.
· Overall responsibility for the finances, in consultation with the Leader and the Finance Team.
· Shared annual revenue budgetary responsibility of £1.4 million.
· Attend Council and Community Resources Committee meetings.
The successful candidate should have senior management experience, experience of financial management and the ability to think and plan strategically.
Following a vacancy arising and a restructuring exercise, this is a senior-level post that will head up our Operations Department as part of our Senior Management Team.
This role leads the Department responsible for:
As a member of the Senior Management Team, take shared responsibility for the leadership and management of Inclusion Scotland.
Are you highly motivated and want to join our dynamic team? Would you like to help change the lives of people with cerebral palsy throughout Scotland? A new opportunity has arisen to play a major part in shaping the future of Cerebral Palsy Scotland as one of the Senior Management Team.
This is a new post that has been designed to support the Trustees and CEO and ensure the smooth running of services to our beneficiaries from our centre in Glasgow. The post will suit an experienced administrator and manager who enjoys the challenge and variety of working with a small and committed multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have HR, data protection and accounting experience.
Cerebral Palsy Scotland is committed to successful flexible working and we are happy to discuss any questions regarding making this work for you.
Applications are now invited.
FetLor Youth Club is a busy and thriving youth centre in the north of Edinburgh. The Club welcomes over 300 young people every week to enjoy a range of clubs and activities. The Administration and Finance Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of FetLor Youth Club’s building and services for young people.
We are keen to recruit an Finance & Administration Manager who will help us grow as an organisation and support our values and ambitions.
The post holder is principally responsible for the smooth running of the Museum’s support functions, including inbound communications (mail and telephone), maintenance of office equipment, maintenance of personnel attendance and pay records and maintenance of accounting records, including the fundraising database.
The post holder is also responsible for providing administrative support to allocated Regimental functions, including the Ball, Dinner Club and Thin Red Line magazine.
The post holder is further responsible for providing administrative support to the Regimental Association in conjunction with the Secretary and Treasurer of the Regimental Association.
A full Job Description is available for download below.