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Top job! Head of Finance and IT

  • Full time
  • £57,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th July 2021

  • Advertised from 24th June 2021
  • 35 hours per week.


St Andrew’s First Aid is Scotland’s only dedicated first aid charity and has been saving lives since its establishment in 1882. We are a trusted organisation, built into the fabric of Scotland and are well known for providing first aid cover at football fixtures, music festivals and many other events throughout the country. We operate a wholly owned social enterprise subsidiary and in the past five years we have trained workplace first aid and first aid for mental health to over 100,000 people. All profits from the social enterprise support the charitable work we deliver across Scotland.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, fully qualified (ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, CA or equivalent) and forward-thinking finance professional. Preferably with 15+ years’ experience, the successful candidate will be part of the senior management team, contributing to the strategic and operational management of the organisation and will lead and manage the finance team.

We are looking for someone who has knowledge of charity accounting and governance and relevant SORP, as well as excellent forecasting and budgeting skills.

A detailed working knowledge of database management and SAGE 200, together with Payroll and VAT expertise, will be invaluable.

Preferably from a charity environment, you will have experience in the consolidation of annual accounts and possess good communication skills.

Application notes

Please send your cv to the Chief Executive,

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 16th July, 2021.

St Andrew’s First Aid is an Equal Opportunities employer.St Andrew’s First Aid is the trading name of St. Andrew’s Ambulance Association, a charity registered in Scotland, No. SC006750