Seamab is a registered charity, providing education and care for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children. Our work helps children heal, grow and learn. The Finance Manager is a senior role in the charity and will have responsibility to lead, manage and deliver an effective financial service including managing a small team.
The role carries responsibility for all aspects of robust financial operations and the day to day management of the charity’s finances. The Finance Manager will report directly to the Chief Executive and be a member of the Leadership Team. They will work closely with the lead managers for education, care, fundraising and human resources, informing and supporting their work.
The Finance Manager is expected to be a fully qualified accountant, with extensive previous experience. The successful candidate will have strong skills in accounting, financial reporting, communication and organisation. The Finance Manager will be commercially aware and able to work in detail as well as understanding broader strategy. The Finance Manager will be responsible for managing, developing and overseeing the complete financial management system of the charity. As such, they will play a pivotal role in driving the financial performance of the business whilst supporting the operational teams to deliver exceptional care to young people. This includes oversight of accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking, month end, statutory audit, budgeting, forecasting and reporting to the Board of Trustees.