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Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £36,680 – £40,475
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th May 2023

  • Advertised from 5th May 2023
  • Permanent


Muirhouse Housing Association, a small community based organisation based in North Edinburgh are looking to recruit a talented, enthusiastic and committed Finance Officer to deliver our day to day finance activities. This is an exciting opportunity to join the organisation which has strong ambitions to achieve great outcomes for our local community. This post is new within the association and provides an opportunity for a fresh approach and to complement our already strong staff team.

The successful candidate will be the day to day lead on financial activities for the organisation. They will ensure successful management of all organisational finances and will play a key role in ensuring high quality support is provided to customers and stakeholders. The Finance Officer will work closely alongside the Corporate Services Manager to be a key figure in helping the organisation achieve strategic objectives related to finance.

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a role delivering finance services. A relevant qualification is desirable but not essential where there is equivalent experience. Direct housing association experience is not essential although transferability to the sector must be demonstrated in application therefore some previous experience within a third sector or charitable role would prove beneficial. The ideal candidate will be customer-focused and comfortable working in a small team to deliver big outcomes.

You should be able to demonstrate:

• Strong experience producing and working with financial information

• Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills

• A self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible attitude to tasks

• Ability produce management report and information within tight timescales

• Ability to thrive as part of a small and meet our objectives

In return, we offer excellent terms and conditions of service, and are committed to supporting and developing our staff.

Application notes

To apply for this post please submit a CV and covering letter detailing your interest in this post and how you meet the person specification (please note the covering letter should be no more than 3 pages). More information on the role can found on our website:

Please submit you CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applying for the post will be Monday 29nd May 2023. It is anticipated the interviews will take place on week commencing 12th June 2023.

Employer in Voluntary Housing Conditions apply. Muirhouse Housing Association is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.