Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,197 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh / hybrid
  • Closing 29th February 2024

  • Advertised from 12th February 2024
  • £17,518.29 pro rata, spread over 3-4 days - 22.5 hours total)


The Scotland Malawi Partnership is recruiting for a Finance Officer to assist its work inspiring the people and organisations of Scotland to be involved with Malawi in an informed, coordinated and effective way for the benefit of both nations. The post-holder should have demonstrable prior experience in bookkeeping, statutory reporting, financial management, oversight and admin; knowledge of charity finance management and be a hard-working, dedicated team-player.

The post-holder will assist colleagues in all finance-related aspects of the organisation to maintain its smooth and cost-effective running, including the management of:

  • all accounting/bookkeeping/financial and management reporting
  • all receipts and payments of funds
  • annual returns
  • the independent examination of accounts
  • the budgeting process

The role also:

  • prepares for annual accounts
  • services the Audit and Finance Committee
  • collaborates with the Administration & Membership Officer in maintaining office administration systems.

The Partnership is an equal opportunities employer. This is a flexible post, with the post-holder able to propose a working pattern around core office hours. This is a fixed-term position in the first instance, running to 31st March 2025. We will have indicative core funding for 2024-25 but this is finalised in annual contracts with the Scottish Government. As with all SMP staff positions, continuation of the post is conditional on continued Scottish Government SMP core funding.

The post-holder is required, at the time of application, to have the right to work in the UK

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

The deadline for all applications is 09.00 on Thursday 29 February 2024. Interview dates to be confirmed.