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Finance and Corporate Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,147 – £40,070
  • : Glasgow
  • Closing 29th April 2024

  • Advertised from 2nd April 2024
  • 35 hours per week.


Interested in leading and supporting the business functions of the ALLIANCE?

The ALLIANCE has an opportunity to join our Corporate Services team as a Finance and Corporate Services Manager, with management responsibility for finance, HR, office management, facilities and IT.

You will provide high level administrative, strategic planning and operational support; manage financial matters and help with budgets and financial projections; help develop policies, rules and guidelines for the whole organisation; offer advice and support to senior management; prepare reports and submissions about the ALLIANCE's resources and operations and help with staff management.

You will have:

  • Accounting qualification, ideally Chartered (ACCA)
  • Proven experience of working in corporate services
  • Previous experience of using Sage Line 50 accounts
  • Ability to horizon scan to identify opportunities and risks
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience of staff management within an organisation
  • Experience of day-to-day management of the finance function
  • Experience of managing the IT function within an organisation
  • Experience of preparing budgets and quarterly management accounts, including variance analyses and reforecasting
  • Experience of preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Experience of month end, quarter end and year end finances
  • Demonstrable skills in business administration and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of office management and ability to establish, oversee and develop the organisation’s infrastructure
  • IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and financial packages
  • Flexible approach

It would be desirable for you to have experience of:

  • Understanding of membership organisations
  • Experience of working with Boards and Committees
  • Experience of working in the third sector

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 91 days public holiday (equivalent of 13 days) that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

Please note, this role is subject to a 6-month probationary period.

Application notes

For an application pack please see our website, or contact HR at

Please submit to a copy of your application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and rehabilitation of offenders form.

Closing date for applications is 9 am on Monday 29th April 2024.

Our vision

A Scotland where everyone has a strong voice and enjoys their right to live well with dignity and respect.

Our purpose

The ALLIANCE works to improve the wellbeing of people and communities across Scotland. We bring together the expertise of people with lived experience, the third sector, and organisations across health and social care to inform policy, practice and service delivery. Together our voice is stronger and we use it to make meaningful change at the local and national level.

We aim to:

  • Ensure disabled people, people with long term conditions and unpaid carers voices, expertise and rights drive policy and sit at the heart of design, delivery and improvement of support and services.
  • Support transformational change that works with individual and community assets, helping people to live well, supporting human rights, self management, co-production and independent living.
  • Champion and support the third sector as a vital strategic and delivery partner, and foster cross-sector understanding and partnership.

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