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LINK Finance and Office Manager

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • LINK HQ, Perth with flexible home working
  • Closing 3rd May 2023

  • Advertised from 17th April 2023
  • 25 - 28 hours per week. Currently a fixed-term contract from June 2023 – June 2024


Scottish Environment LINK is the forum for Scotland’s voluntary environment community, with over 40 member bodies representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society. We are a Scottish Charity and a Scottish Company Limited by guarantee core funded by Membership Subscriptions and by grants from Charitable Trusts , NatureScot and Scottish Government.

We facilitate change, build collaboration and support and enable partnership working to add value for the environment through leadership and engagement. As the voice for Scotland’s environment, the LINK network exists to support their members in making change happen on the ground for a healthier environment, healthier societies, and a healthier planet.

Background to the Current Opportunity

This opportunity is a maternity cover for the current Finance and Operations Manager. Reporting directly to the Chief Officer, the role is to be ultimately responsible for managing the financial administration of the organisation.

The Finance and Operations Manager provides effective support for the organisation in all aspects of finance ensuring that the function always runs smoothly. The successful candidate will have ultimate responsibility for the integrity of all financial records and accounting to include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, expenses, cash, bank, journals, accruals/prepayments leading to financial reports.

They will also be responsible for driving all aspects of back-office operations to include: managing offices, coordinating the interface with IT support firm and supporting governance operations.

Key to success

The Finance and Operations Manager position is a role best suited to an individual who is looking for a part – time opportunity. The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills and be able to demonstrate initiative and a can-do approach to all aspects of the role. To be successful in this position, you must thrive on challenges and enjoy working in a busy, dynamic environment.

The successful candidate should be willing to carry out daily processing with a problem-solving mindset. They will be someone who can develop solutions and look to improve systems and processes whilst developing the accounting procedures for the organisation. They will assist in preparing the annual budget with the Chief Officer. This position will support the organisation in making the best decisions, achieving best value, and providing an added value service to all stakeholders both internally and externally.

The preferred candidate would be someone who has worked in an accounting focused role ideally with a non-for-profit background but candidates looking to move into this sector would also be considered.

This is an integral role in the organisation and will be highly visible which requires an individual who is organised, has excellent attention to detail, a strong technical background with a drive for success would thrive in this role.

Application notes

Full details including how to apply can be found on LINK’s website .Please note CVs are not accepted, applications will only be accepted when made on our Application form.

LINK is a Scottish charity SC000296 and Scottish Company Limited by guarantee under SC250899

Head office: 5 Atholl Place, PERTH PH1 5NE.

Tel 01738 630804