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Finance Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • Circa £20,000 – £25,000
  • Blended working Edinburgh office and home working
  • Closing 30th September 2021

  • Advertised from 2nd September 2021
  • Permanent. 35 hours per week - Part time may be considered.


Veterans Housing Scotland has over 100 years of experience in providing homes for Veterans in Scotland who are disabled.

We are incredibly proud of our history and the service we have provided to those who have served their country. We are equally excited about our future and how we as a charity will continue to work with and support members of the Veterans Housing Scotland family.

This is an exciting time to join this evolving organisation with a critical role reporting to the Finance Manager. The position will be responsible for assisting the Finance Manager in ensuring the organisation's efficient and effective financial management. As this is a hands-on role, the post holder will be involved in all aspects of the Charities financial activities.

This is a broad role that requires both financial and management accounting skills in addition to good knowledge of accounting standards and best practice. You must have strong technical and excel skills. You will possess excellent knowledge of Accounting and Payroll Systems, particularly as there is a planned implementation of a new accounts package. You will have the ability to implement process improvement and work flexibility and adaptability – effective teamwork is essential.

As the job description details are likely to evolve and change in response to working practice, the post-holder will require a flexible approach. If you have the skills, drive, energy, and willingness to learn and want to be part of this exciting opportunity to support veterans in Scotland, we would like to hear from you.

Application notes

For further details and an application pack, please email

Prior to making an application, if you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Lynne Grant at: so that a suitable time can be arranged for a telephone conversation.

The closing date for applications is 1200hrs on 30th September

Due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.