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Assistant Accountant

  • Full time
  • £20,926 – £22,565
  • Glasgow office with option for hybrid home working
  • Closing 4th April 2022

  • Advertised from 11th March 2022
  • Contract: Full time/permanent. Salary (dependent on experience)
  • Plus pension scheme


Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see every child and young person in Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with almost 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, churches and online.

Job requirements

We have a new opportunity to support this exciting vision by joining our Finance team as an Assistant Accountant.

Your day-to-day duties will include:

  • Processing donations, other income and all expenditure.
  • Acting as a key contact with supporters regarding donations and gift aid.
  • Banking cheques and cash received.
  • Making payments.
  • Preparing accounting reconciliations to support the management accounts and VAT returns.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Experience of working in an accounting role and having/working towards an accounting qualification (HND level).
  • Trained in basic accounting, reconciliation, and VAT principles.
  • Confident user of Microsoft Excel with experience of using accounting software packages.
  • Meticulous with detail and strong numeracy skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to ensure processes run smoothly.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload and prioritise tasks to meet set deadlines.
  • Confident communicator who will relate well to supporters, suppliers and staff at all levels of the organisation with absolute confidentiality.

For this post, it is essential that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

Application notes

More information and an application pack can be downloaded from our website:

Alternatively you can email or call us on 0141 352 7634.

Closing date: 4th April 2022

Interview date: 19/20th April 2022

Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.

Scottish Charity No. SC011222