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Assistant Accountant

  • Full time
  • £23,845
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd August 2019

  • Advertised from 5th August 2019
  • 35 hours a week


Foundation Scotland [FS] is part of a global network of 1,800 community foundations which encourage philanthropy and other independent funding and which strengthen voluntary and community sectors where they operate. A quality accredited, independent registered charity, FS is the only community foundation in Scotland. With a national role, we enable independent funding to improve the lives of individuals and communities.

Reporting to the Chief Finance and Operations Officer [CFOO], the role will

  • Ensure that Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, and Banking transactions are timeously and accurately processed.
  • Carry out weekly payment runs for Grantees, Suppliers and Staff Expenses.
  • Carry out reconciliations on bank accounts and review Sales and Purchase Ledger balances for accuracy.
  • Undertake data imports from SalesForce into SunSystems and carry out related reconciliations.
  • Support the CFOO in the production of timeous and accurate financial and statistical information for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach and support the CFOO to streamline and automate processes.
  • Adhere to the team Service Levels Agreement with stakeholders.

Working with

  • Colleagues
  • Suppliers
  • Customers
  • Grant Applicants [assisting with payment queries]
  • Donors [assisting with donation queries]
  • Banks
  • External Audit

Application notes

Closing date is 23rd August with interviews to be held in Edinburgh on 30th August.

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to demonstrating your fit to the role profile and person specification