To oversee the financial affairs of the organisation and ensure they are legal, accurate, constitutional and within accepted accounting practice.
Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. We know that better data will help us plan and deliver our services in a more effective.
Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.
As our Finance Business Partner, you will:
· Support the Senior Leadership to help deliver our growth plans and optimise financial performance
· Lead the financial planning and monitoring cycles for CHAS by building great relationships across CHAS
· Actively support new opportunities for CHAS by providing specialist financial advice
The ideal Finance Business Partner will:
· Be a qualified accountant
· Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real people person as building effective relationships across CHAS is key
The job will let you use and grow your skills and experience in:
· Planning, analysing and assessing financial performance
· Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on all areas of financial risk
· Communicating financial performance
· Identifying and Implementing change which will have a profound and positive impact on the people we help.
Great at working with people, numbers and ideas, you will have experience in helping organisations. If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for children and families, please read the job description.
You can contact Jenni Fairbairn, Director of Finance and Corporate Services, for an informal chat on 0131 444 1900 . We look forward to hearing from you.
CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and offers a great work/life balance. Mainly based in our Edinburgh office, this role will also build relationships with our staff in Kinross, Balloch and Stepps and so the ability to travel is essential.
This is a permanent role, but we would consider a secondment for the right candidate.
About the post: This role oversees and reports on the financial aspects of institutional grants and represents SCIAF with key donors. The postholder will prepare and review the budgets, financial and audit reports of SCIAF’s partners in collaboration with project staff. They will also help build the capacity of our overseas partners in financial issues related to institutional grant and will assist the Head of Central Services in the preparation/review of financial reporting requirements.
The Self-Directed Support Forum, East Renfrewshire is a local organisation for anyone who is thinking about directing their own support or that of someone they care for. We also support individuals and families who are already directing an existing social care package.
Our organisation was formed in 2011 by a small collective of service users and carers. Now with funding from the Scottish Government, we have grown into an informed organisation for others to turn to and seek advice, share experiences and feel supported around all aspects of Self-Directed Support.
We are now seeking additional members to join our
Voluntary Board of Trustees
We are keen to attract people to our Board with skills, knowledge and experience in accountancy, finance and law.
As well as our AGM, the board meets 4 times per year with the occasional extra informal meetings being held, as required. The role of Trustee is primarily governance and is a voluntary post. Expenses will be reimbursed.
Down’s Syndrome Scotland was established as a charity in 1982 and is the only organisation in Scotland dedicated solely to supporting people with Down’s syndrome, their relatives and carers. Our mission is “To support families and people with Down’s syndrome to reach their full potential by providing a range of services, influencing public policy and by changing attitudes”.
This mission is brought to life by a staff of 30 who are located around the country. In addition, groups of volunteers run nine branches around Scotland who offer an invaluable peer support network at local level.
The CEO will lead the organisation in its mission with an inclusive and empathic approach, achieving positive outcomes across the widest of stakeholder maps and never forgetting the reason for its existence.
This person will have had a significant leadership role in a well-managed charity or other not for profit organisation.
There will be evidence of working effectively and empathically with a wide range of stakeholders, ideally including government, major funding organisations and crucially those whom the organisation exists to serve.
A track record of positive interaction with a governing body.
Demonstrable success in developing and motivating high performing teams and an admired reputation as an authentic leader.
Key attributes must include being:
Glasgow’s Golden Generation has been supporting older adults across Glasgow since 1948 when it was founded as Glasgow Old People’s Welfare Committee. The charity was set up initially to alleviate loneliness and isolation in the elderly, while these services still exist today, Glasgow’s Golden Generation provides so much more including: Day Centre’s, Befriending Services, Weekly Clubs and Welfare Services. Glasgow’s Golden Generation need to raise £1 Million pounds annually to support the thousands of service users across Glasgow that need our help.
The Operation/ Finance Manager has responsibility for management of all financial aspects of the charity. In particular they have a responsibility for ensuring that these services are of a high professional standard and are compliant with current legislation, policy and best practice. To meet these duties and responsibilities the Operation/ Finance Manager is required to have a flexible working approach.
The Operation/ Finance Manager has a responsibility to work to achieve the vision for elderly people in Glasgow aligned with the stated values and commitment. This includes promoting and implementing GGG’s philosophy of caring.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Neilston Development Trust (NDT) is currently looking for board members to strengthen the management team of the Trust and to support the delivery of the Trust's strategic objectives.
Formed by local people in 2006, Neilston Development Trust (NDT) is a community-based charity serving the village and residents of Neilston. The Trust is committed to the physical, cultural, social and economic renewal and sustainability of Neilston and enjoys a national profile for its innovative work. NDT’s volunteer board sets strategic direction and develops projects, with dedicated staff who report to it on their specific areas of activity. You can read more about us on our website neilstontrust.co.uk
NDT is a membership organisation and we are keen to recruit Board members from within the Neilston (G78 3) community. The Trust would also consider co-opted Board members from outside of this area if the individual’s skills would be beneficial to the work of the Trust.
This is an unpaid position and all reasonable expenses would be paid. Commitment is approximately 10 meetings per year and you may also be expected to represent the board at NDT and other community events from time to time.
We are particularly interested in recruiting board members with experience in accounting or charitable finance, but are also keen to attract applicants with other relevant skills and interests.
Paws for Progress CIC (Community Interest Company) are looking for experienced professionals to join our Board of Directors. We are looking for motivated individuals who share our values and are enthusiastic about the potential of human-animal interactions to positively change lives.
Paws for Progress CIC (established in 2014) is dedicated to improving the lives of people and animals. We do this by developing and delivering educational programmes and tailored animal assisted interventions to groups in society most needing support. Our work can broadly be divided into services aimed at enhancing outcomes for children and young people, in community and educational settings, and services working within Scottish prisons to improve offender outcomes. Our rescue dog training programme at HMP & YOI Polmont established in 2011 continues to expand to benefit the students and dogs participating.
“The dogs—they change the way you think and the way you act. They trust you, it’s that mutual bond. You think you’re helping them but they’re helping you too.” Student, Paws for Progress.
Our prison based services provide valuable training, education and support to young people and adults in custody, who in turn provide training for our team of Ambassadogs, essential life skills for rescue dogs to help increase their chances of successful adoption, and advanced training for assistance dogs prior to their placement with families in the community.
Paws for Progress CIC is a small organisation, led by a Board with a range of backgrounds, and with an annual income over £200k and 5 full-time staff members. We would like to recruit several new Board members with relevant expertise in one or more of the following areas: social enterprise, financial management and income generation, human resources, compliance, communication and marketing, and/or with experience working in the third sector, education or criminal justice settings.
We are in a period of transition as we develop our business and we are seeking individuals who can support the organisation through the process of change, including those who could be interested in taking on a leadership role as incoming Chair of the Board (after a suitable induction period).
Board members are expected to attend approximately 6 Board meetings a year in Stirling, and other occasional events, and to be able to commit to approximately 4 hours a month towards Board activities. All Board roles are voluntary but out of pocket expenses to attend Board meetings and related events will be reimbursed.
Hamilton CAB is a trusted local organisation with a strong track record in supporting and working alongside our community. We have a clear vision and an ambitious strategic plan. Our primary focus is to ensure that all citizens have easy, free, independent, impartial and timely access to advice and representation. We use the evidence we gather to influence local and national social policy and practice. Our main areas of work include: access to justice, social security, health and social care, housing, energy / fuel poverty, debt and community justice.
As we head towards our 50th birthday, we are recruiting Trustees to join our Board of Directors.
Do you have recent senior management and/ or governance experience in our priority areas?
If yes, we would be delighted to hear from you.
You must be socially aware, comfortable with our values and principles, resident or working within Hamilton area and interested in us!
Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee providing care and support services to individuals with a range of needs living in the Scottish Borders. The organisation is headquartered in Galashiels and operates mainly in the central Borders area employing about 270 staff and having a projected turnover of circa £6.5m per annum.
We are looking to recruit an experienced and qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) to fill the above position that will become vacant following the retiral of the present job holder. This key leadership role requires a strategic focus and commitment to ensuring the values of the organisation are evident and supported in all aspects of its work.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate considerable relevant experience at a senior level ideally within the charity sector, with good knowledge of charity law, governance (including risk management) and the latest charity accounting regulations and standards. The post holder also takes lead responsibility for other functions within the organisation such as HR, Health and Safety, IT, Data Protection and Working Together Social Enterprises.