£49,024 – £54,471 pa (Depending on qualifications and experience)
Selkirk, Scottish Borders
Can we count on you to add to our success?
Eildon celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023 and this significant landmark comes at a time when our work of delivering excellent affordable housing, and care and support services to the people and communities we serve has never been more vital. Our very progressive and ambitious strategy is to ensure that we play our full part in responding to these challenges.
Our people are key to the delivery of this ambition and as an Investor in People we strive to attract and retain high calibre staff and provide them with ongoing development and wellbeing support.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Eildon, a highly regarded and ambitious organisation, in a pivotal leadership role as Finance Manager focused on maintaining and enhancing our financial strength and resilience which provides the bedrock to the delivery of our strategy and enables us to respond effectively to opportunities and challenges as they arise.
The role involves leading the delivery of a high-quality and customer-focused finance and payroll function, with a strong focus on supporting and enabling colleagues and promoting continuous improvement; encompassing the Eildon values of Caring, Committed, Connected, and Creative.
Our Finance Manager is responsible for leading the delivery of strong financial stewardship and supporting effective decision-making within Eildon, working closely with the Executive Team and senior Leadership Group.
You will need to be a qualified accountant with a recognised accounting body (e.g., ICAS, ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be forward looking and have a continuous improvement focus with strong analytical and controllership skills.
Furthermore, you will demonstrate a breadth of experience which includes overseeing financial control, preparation of statutory and management reporting, developing and delivering financial planning, as well as using financial modelling and analysis to influence decision making.
What’s in it for you?
In return Eildon offer a competitive reward package including:
- A generous annual leave entitlement of 41 days (including public holidays, four of which are fixed at the Christmas and New Year period).
- Defined Contribution pension scheme with employer pension contributions starting at 6% and rising to a maximum of 10% depending on employee contributions.
- Access to a death in service benefits scheme providing 3x salary.
- An annual car allowance payment.
- Payment of Professional Fees.
- Membership of a Health Cash Plan which also includes free and confidential employee assistance and services which support physical, social, mental and financial well-being.
- Recognition Awards.
We have a modern office in Selkirk to support us working collaboratively, and have the infrastructure to support flexible, hybrid working options, to enable our people to work in the most effective way to deliver the requirements of their role and balance this with their lives outside of work.
Please note that this appointment will require a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure certificate from Disclosure Scotland.
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Closing Date: Wednesday 21 June 2023
Interview Date: Thursday 28 June 2023