Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £35,830 pro-rata
  • Blairgowrie & Rattray
  • Closing 9th August 2020

  • Advertised from 15th July 2020
  • 14 hours per week


Working closely with the Trust Board and Development Officer, you will be responsible for providing financial support for a number of projects. You will also take the lead role in managing and co-ordinating the Trust's finances, keeping financial records and providing timely financial reports.

The post is funded by the Scottish Government - Investing in Communities Fund. Working hours are 14 per week on a fixed term basis to the 31st March 2021. The Trust is actively seeking funding to extend the term of this contract. Additional hours may be required on occasion, so a degree of flexibility is preferred.

The main duties of the role will include:-

· Bookkeeping - recording of all financial transactions on Sage, processing payments and raising invoices where required.

· Payroll - maintaining the payroll function of the Trust and payment of its employees.

· Financial reporting – preparation of monthly board reports, forecasts and annual budget preparation.

· Supporting regulatory and funding expectations - supporting compliance with all Companies House, OSCR and HMRC requirements and organising the arrangements for the annual audit.

Ideally, we are looking for a qualified accountant with experience of the third sector and a good working knowledge of charity accounting and governance. Experience in grant applications is desirable.

Application notes

Please send your CV, the completed Equalities Monitoring Form and a covering letter by email, taking account of the requirements set out in the Person Specification

Closing Date: Sunday 9th August 2020

Interviews: Monday 24th August 2020

Enquiries and Applications by email to: