Finance & Business Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £30,494
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th May 2022

  • Advertised from 6th May 2022
  • 35.83hrs/wk Monday–Friday (working flexible shifts between 8:00am and 6:00pm)


North Edinburgh Childcare is one of the premier providers of high quality, affordable childcare and education services in Edinburgh and is known for its community based approach to delivering accredited childcare training. The organisation is strongly grounded in an inclusive ethos which underpins both our excellent services and our commitment to staff, their training and professional development.

We are currently seeking applications for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to fill the following post in our Finance and Business Team and new entrants will normally commence on the minimum of the pay range.

The successful applicant will hit the ground running in this middle managerial role by assisting the Finance & Business Manager with the smooth running of all services throughout the Finance & Business Department at North Edinburgh Childcare. They will be required to co-ordinate and assist in managing the Finance and Business Department, have experience on multiple levels including Finance, HR, staff management, health & safety, customer service, contracts to name but a few.

The ideal individual will have the ability to multi-task and deal with diverse and complex matters on a day to day basis. Problem solving skills should be a key strength along with the capacity to manage multiple ongoing projects at once.

The post requires the applicant to be responsible for the support & supervision of staff within the team, to take a lead with the overseeing of the personnel records; recruitment; temporary staffing arrangements and payroll functions, whilst assisting and undertaking other duties delegated by the Finance & Business Manager. The post holder must have the ability to produce and write reports for the Finance & Business Manager, along with doing month bank reconciliations, manual journals, salary reconciliations to name but a few monthly reports. They will also be the first port of call for line managers and employees with day to day escalated HR queries.

Managerial experience and full Microsoft Office, and Xero experience are essential as are excellent administration, negotiation and communication skills. Experience of using a cloud based HR information system and of collating payroll data would also be an advantage. The ability to pick up other bespoke software systems quickly is a must.

The applicant should have the ability to prioritise tasks, manage time effectively and provide direction and leadership relating to the day to day running of the centre.

Please note that applicants for these posts must hold a management qualification. They must also be or be willing to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

Application notes

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday, 20 May 2022.

For full details of this post and an Application Pack please call our Human Resources Department on 0131 332 8001 or email,

Alternatively email us your CV for your application