Reports to: Finance Manager
Location: Bellshill North Lanarkshire (initially working from home)
Working Pattern: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm. Full Time (35 hours)
Duration: Fixed term to 31st March 2022 (may be an opportunity to extend)
Are you an experienced Accountant who is looking for your next role managing a small team of 1.6 Staff whilst completing monthly management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and financial analysis from budgets to actuals? Would you like some variety in the role with the added aspect of compliance – ensuring client files are compliant and financial claims are robust by confirming business processes are effective and efficient in this fast-paced environment?
Routes to Work Limited (RTW) is a registered Charity and a strategic partner within North Lanarkshire’s Working, the North Lanarkshire Partnership’s Employability Service. At RTW, we deliver employment support services and skills development to economically disadvantaged residents of North Lanarkshire who require our support to access and sustain work and make improvements in their lives.
We have been successful in securing funding to deliver a range of services for young people under the Scottish Youth Guarantee and are delighted to be helping this disproportionately affected group as part of the economic recovery. As the business grows, we are looking to strengthen our Business Support by bringing in this new role to our Finance team.
You will have a finance and/or compliance background as well as a drive and passion to improve the lives of North Lanarkshire residents. You must demonstrate that you can be resourceful; resilient; self-motivated and are completely client-centric, as well as analytical and process driven.
About the job
As a key member of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the line management of the corporate finance team, reporting to the Finance Manager, as well as being responsible for the Scottish Young Person’s Guarantee (YPG) compliance activities for the organisation.
You will aide in the development, implementation, and monitoring of our new Sage200 accounting system and processes, including the production of management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and analysis for budgets and forecasting. You will work alongside our operational and support teams to identify and progress developments to service delivery processes to drive business efficiencies that support continuous improvements. This will include the creation of excel reporting tools, process mapping and other ad hoc improvements as you identify them with the Teams.
Together with day-to-day finance tasks you will be responsible for compliance, quality assurance & the financial claims processes for the SYG programme and framework ensuring the accuracy of claims and supporting documentation/evidence is submitted to funders within agreed timescales.
This post is being recruited to support the following programme:
The Scottish Young Person’s Guarantee is aligned to the principles of No-One Left Behind, by providing flexible, user-based employability support and training to young people aged 16-24 years. The YPG is intended to provide young people, aged 16-24 years, with an opportunity, based on their own personal circumstances and ambitions, of: going to university or college; joining an apprenticeship programme; undertaking training; accessing fair employment including work experience; or participating in a formal volunteering programme.
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Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 5th May 2021 by 12 noon.
Routes to Work Ltd is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunities, please contact us if you require any adaptions for the recruitment process.