Corporate Finance Manager

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Salary:£54, 300 - £61, 100 

Working pattern:Permanent, Full-Time (flexible working may be considered) 

Location:Edinburgh - 102 West Port 

Closing date:21 May 2017 at midnight 

Do you have a head for numbers? Are you passionate about the way work gets done? Do you seize opportunities to improve?

We are looking for a Corporate Finance Manager committed to professional excellence, who brings fresh ideas and is confident building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

We are a public Audit organisation with the ambition to be world class in everything that we do. Our work improves the use of public money and  we are committed to delivering value for money.   We value our people and give them the autonomy to get the job done.  You’ll be leading a skilled finance team and helping us shape how we get the most out of aligning our financial and business performance processes.

Our stylish new Edinburgh office is centrally located, walking distance to both Haymarket and Waverly train stations and a short walk to the Meadows at 102 West Port


A relocation package is available to the right candidate, up to £8000

How can you help us...

You will be working with teams across Audit Scotland, and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you'll be advising senior managers on how to use there financial, physical and administrative resources.  you'll provide advice to the Audit Scotland Management Team and the Board, including drawing up our budget proposals to the Scottish parliament.  It's a high profile job within the organisation, but it is where your work and professional advice have a real impact.

The Finance team…

In this pivotal role, you’ll head up a small, dedicated team who uphold quality and professional financial accountancy services. You are the Financial adviser to the Accountable Officer and Management Team, Directors and Senior Managers of Audit Scotland. You are on the pulse of change, ensuring your team are always up-to-date with accounting developments. Your team delivers a range of key financial services to the Board, Audit Committee Management team, budget holders and staff at Audit Scotland. Although you will be working with many financially qualified colleagues, you will be the lead finance professional involved in the running of our business.

Specific Knowledge and experience...

To join us, a CCAB or CIMA qualification is essential and you’ll have at least 5 years experience of financial management at a senior level. You will have vast experience of managing a range of staff and of leading those colleagues through change. Because of your  track record, you’ll think creatively and strategically and always look for ways to improve and innovate. As a result, you’ll create solutions with longevity so your value is felt for years to come.

Application Information

Interested? Next steps...

We’re keeping this nice and simple - click the apply button, share your CV and complete the personal statement with examples of previous experience.  

We have reserved 31 May and 2 June for interviews. You’ll meet Diane McGiffen, Chief Operating Officer for Corporate Services, Fiona Kordiak, Director of Audit Services and Stephen Boyle, Assistant Director of Audit Services on that day as well as some other key members of our management team.

Closing date: 12 midnight 21 May 2017

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