For 50 years, Cyrenians (a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), registered charity number SC011052) has served those on the edge; working with the homeless and vulnerable to transform their lives.
Our Vision is an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality though our Mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.
We aim to offer consistently excellent service across all locations and in all our activities. Our way of working is built on our four core values:
Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be very creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
Cyrenians annual income/spend is over £5million across 40 services, projects and enterprises with approximately 60 major funding streams. Of these, 35 services and projects provide support to over 11,000 people at their time of need, tackling the causes and consequence of homelessness. We also have 3 long-established social enterprises, with 2 further enterprises having been launched in the past 18 months.
To ensure sustainability and success of our enterprises, a new role has been identified to support the development and introduction of a product-cost system of management accounting for aspects of these enterprises which will be led by the Finance Manager and the Director of Finance & Corporate Services.
The Assistant Management Accountant will, with the direction and support of the Finance Manager, ensure that all cost and management accounting reporting and forecasting is carried out to professional standards, and in line with our Annual Plan and our values.
The role will report to the Finance Manager and will work alongside them, providing excellent training and development opportunities for the successful candidate.
With an operational responsibility for effective reporting on income & expenditure forecasting and cashflow management across our services and enterprises, the role will also maintain a product-cost system of management accounting for relevant aspects of these enterprises, and will be involved in the set-up of this system alongside the Director of Finance & Corporate Services and the Finance Manager
The post holder will line-manage the finance team, currently 2 people, who post all transactions to TAS, generate invoices, chase debtors, pay suppliers and support the Finance Manager in the preparation of management reports.
Working within the Finance Department’s annual plan, the successful candidate will: