Job Vacancy | Finance Officer

Job Vacancy | Finance Officer

13 March 2023

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Finance Officer to join our fun and friendly Central Services Team!

This is an exciting role that makes a big difference. You’ll work with the central services team to support the day to day finance administration including entering invoices and credits for our members and suppliers onto our accounts packages.

If you’re friendly and approachable, a real people person, have a great eye for detail, and really know your stuff on admin and customer support, we’d love to hear from you!

Role Summary and Purpose

Responsible to: Head of Finance and Central Services
Department: Central Services
Salary: £26,000 - 29,000 (dependent on experience)
Location: Scouts Scotland Headquarters, Dunfermline with the flexibility to work using a hybrid model by agreement with your line manager
Hours: 35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Internal Relationships: Scouts Scotland staff, members, volunteers, trustees
External Relationships: Suppliers, Activity Centre Customers, Banks and Auditors

Key knowledge and tasks

You’ll have proven work experience as a finance officer of similar role with solid knowledge and experience of financial and accounting procedures. You’ll provide financial support to our staff team and volunteers and have experience with:

Knowledge and experience of financial operations (a charity setting would be desirable)
Knowledge of financial regulations
Knowledge of Year End Accounts preparation
Experience of using modern accounting software for financial processing - knowledge of Xero would be advantageous
Knowledge of accountancy processes and charity regulations in Scotland

How to Apply 

The closing date for applications is 9am Friday 31st March 2023. Please email your CV and covering letter no more than 600 words detailing how you meet the person specification to

download the application pack

If you require any further information about the process or the role, please contact the Head of Finance and Central Services, Mohammad Karim –

Interview Schedule

Interviews will take place on Thursday 13th April 2023, in Dunfermline.