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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,818 – £26,043 pro-rata
  • Staf office in Glasgow
  • Closing 15th April 2019

  • Advertised from 15th March 2019
  • 14 hours per week. Permanent.


The Role:

Staf is looking for an experienced Finance Officer to join our Operations Team with responsibility for the smooth running of all Stafs financial processes and procedures. The key functions of the role will be around managing a number of funding streams, setting and monitoring budgets, supporting managers and the Board with accurate monthly reporting and ensuring that Staf meets its statutory and charity requirements.

The successful candidate:

You will have at least 2 years’ experience in managing the financial function of a small organisation. You will have a high level of proficiency in Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. You will have excellent attention to detail and will be able to work in a busy and dynamic environment, managing time and tasks effectively. Previous experience in the third sector is desirable, but not essential.

Organisation Profile:

Established in 1998, Staf (Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) is a membership organisation of frontline practitioners and managers working with young people leaving care. Staf is a national charity which represents all 32 local authorities in Scotland and over 40 independent organisations. At the centre of all our work is giving a voice to care experienced young people and pushing for change that will allow them to live happy successful lives on their own terms.

Main Functions of Role:

  • Ensuring that financial information is up to date and accurate, and processes and procedures are robust and effective.
  • Ensuring budgets are created and monitored, and provide accurate and relevant information to managers on budgets they control.
  • Ensure all day to day financial functions are working smoothly through monthly bank reconciliations, accurate processing and maintenance of financial records, payment in and out and liaising with payroll and pension providers.
  • Supporting management in grant fund applications and submission of ongoing reports.

Application notes

To apply please download the application pack, complete the application form and email to before the closing date.

Closing date: Monday 15th April at midday.

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 30th April