Job vacancy | Finance Manager

Job vacancy | Finance Manager

09 January 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for a professionally qualified accountant to join our friendly team and help support us to prepare better futures for young people.

We are looking for someone with knowledge of charity accounting, analysis against budgets, technical and analytical skills, working at a strategic level and experience of managing and motivating staff.

Role Summary and Purpose

This role will be responsible for ensuring that all financial and reporting and forecasting is carried out to professional standards and in accordance with OSCR Charity and statutory regulations for finance. You will provide advice and guidance to budget holders and work with senior managers to provide accurate information to aid effective decision making. You will provide day to day management, support and professional guidance and development to finance team employees.

Hours: 22hrs per week

Salary: £35,000 pro rata

About you

You will have experience and a positive a track record in financial accounting with third sector charity experience being highly desirable. You will be CCAB qualified or qualified by experience. You will have experience of Sage, management accounts preparation, year-end accounts preparation, budgeting, VAT & Tax returns and knowledge of accountancy processes, statutory requirements and charity regulation in Scotland.

About Scouts Scotland

We are Scotland’s largest co-education youth movement.  Each week we help almost 40,000 young people across Scotland enjoy fun, friendship and outdoor adventure.

By 2023 we will have prepared more young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders, delivering an inspiring programme. We will be growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and will make a bigger impact in our communities. 


How to apply

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 28 January 2019.  Application Forms should be emailed to or sent by post to Scouts Scotland Headquarters (Recruitment), Fordell Firs, Hillend, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ.

Role description

Application form

All applicants must complete a Scouts Scotland Application Form. CVs will not be considered.

Interview Schedule

Interviews will be held at Scouts Scotland Headquarters in the week commencing 4 February 2019. Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.