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Colleges Scotland, Argyll Court, Castle Business Park, FK9 4TY
£36,965 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Description

Finance Lead

0.4 FTE / 14 hours per week
£36,965 FTE (£14,786 pro rata)

An exciting opportunity exists to join Colleges Scotland. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing the relationship with our external supplier of financial services and support of the organisation.

To achieve this, you will:

• Manage, be the point of contact and co-ordinate all activity in relation to external provision of financial services.
• Plan, co-ordinate and implement the required business processes and policies to ensure efficient organisational effectiveness and safety of the financial support functions, having regard to any legal obligations/regulations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee and manage the relationship with the external supplier of financial services for the organisation, and co-ordinate all activity in relation to the Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the supplier for the provision of finance services which include:

• Budget Setting
• Quarterly Forecasts
• Monthly Management Accounts
• Invoices and Creditors
• Payroll
• Expenses e.g. personal
• Credit Card Reconciliation
• Pensions
• Month End Transfers
• Month End Payments
• Papers for Board meeting
• Petty Cash
• Consultancy Contracts
• External Audit


NB: Colleges Scotland operates a Hybrid Working Policy and whilst this post is based in Stirling, the successful candidate would not necessarily need to be in the office on a full-time basis.

The closing date is Thursday 23 June 2022.

If you would like further information on this post please visit the MyJobScotland website or contact Andy Witty, Director of Sector Policy, Tel: 07713 711 169, email: