Head of Finance

You join us at an exciting time as we continue to play our part in helping Scotland's children and families recover from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. We are a dynamic charity focussed on leading transformational change for children so that they stay safe, happy and well in their own families and communities.

As Head of Finance, you will be the source of technical advice and guidance on all areas of finance.  As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for delivering effective strategic financial planning and supporting funding applications, along with robust financial management, budgeting, risk management, taxation, investment and procurement practices across the Charity.

You will be a qualified accountant, with PQE gained in the Charity sector in a senior finance role and have a strong understanding of Charity Accounting and Governance and Taxation.

Very much a team player, you will need to be comfortable operating both strategically and tactically and bring a rigorous approach to your work, while building strong and effective relationships with colleagues.

Further Information 

This a permanent, full time role of 35 hours per week. You will be working remotely initially and once we move to blended working, we anticipate you working from our Edinburgh base around 2 days per week.   

Please see the candidate pack below for more information on the team and who to contact for an informal chat.

Job title: Head of Finance

Reference number: CS21/03

Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 28/10/2021 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that informal interviews will take place on 10 November 2021 followed by panel interviews on 17 November 2021

Salary: £43,863 to £50,227

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to: hr@children1st.org.uk

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

For further information or enquiries, please email: hr@children1st.org.uk

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, belief, disability, who reflect our values.