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Top job! Accountant

  • Full time
  • £61,026 – £69,351
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2019

  • Advertised from 23rd January 2019


The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional organisation for teachers and lecturers, with over 57,000 members working in all education sectors.

Duties of this post will include preparation and monitoring of the Institute’s budgets, completion of various financial accounts, and its Annual Return to the Trade Union Certification Officer. Additionally, the post holder acts as Secretary to the employees’ pension scheme and as a Director of its financial services company.

Aside from managing and directing departmental staff the postholder has substantial additional HR duties including the servicing of the Institute Committee responsible for senior appointments.

Other principal duties encompass Committee servicing, monitoring and reporting on the Institute’s investment portfolio, office management, insurance, benevolence, membership benefits, and overseeing the Institute’s annual election procedures.

Candidates must be fully qualified Accountants and have substantial post-qualification experience.

Application notes

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Closing Date – 26 March 2019 12.00 noon