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Musselburgh Sports Centre, Newbigging, Musselburgh, EH217AS
£42,866 - £48,287 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Vacancy Information

It is enjoyleisure's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point on the salary scale.

Days and hours of work:
To start asap

This post is advertised on behalf of enjoyleisure.  Any queries about this post should be made to

The Head of Finance will report directly to the CEO and support that role in delivering financial management stability to a developing organisation by strengthening both financial and risk management arrangements. This will include financial planning and analysis. You will be a key member of the Senior Management Team responsible for the day to day accounting and financial management of the charity and its subsidiaries. The Head of Finance is also responsible for providing sound financial advice to the CEO, Senior Management Team, acting as the main interface between Management and Non-Executive Directors on all financial matters, reporting on the financial performance to Management, Finance and Risk Committee and the Board. This is a great opportunity for a proven Finance Controller/Head of Finance that is driven to achieve financial results through the effective partnering with the Senior Management Team and Service Managers. Not only will you have a rewarding role within our charitable trust but a competitive salary is offered together with great benefits including local authority pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and free access to our swimming pools and gymnasiums.

Job Details

Responsibility for Enjoy’s accounts and ensuring compliance and sound financial management of all income, expenditure, assets and liabilities. A hands on role running the finance function and overseeing systems administration and memberships administration functions. Provide financial guidance to the CEO, members of the Senior Management Team and Board on financial matters including budgets, reporting, financial controls and systems. Leading on implementation and evaluation of the company’s finance strategy.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with the job.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Qualified CCAB Accountant with relevant experience.

The preferred candidate for this post will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check carried out by Disclosure Scotland prior to any formal offer of employment being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

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